Maryland HBCU Lawsuit Leaves No Room for Mistakes in Selection of Next Chancellor

The history of racism and discrimination in this country makes it hard for African-Americans to criticize one of our own ascending to heights of increased responsibility, authority and influence. Even when one of us is promoted in the wrong way, or for the wrong reason, it seems that we readily steep ourselves in cultural obligation to support and defend those who are our color, but not necessarily our kind.
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Morgan State Issues Statement on Death of Freshman Football Player

Morgan State University has released a statement on the death of Marquese Meadow, an 18-year-old freshman defensive lineman for the Bears who died at Johns Hopkins University Hospital on Sunday morning.
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Bowie State’s Khari Lee is an NFL Prospect

Bowie State University tight-end Khari Lee impressed Bulldog fans and opponents in 2013, earning all-conference honors in a 34-reception, 352-yard junior year campaign.
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Morgan State Presidential Failures Reveal Board Improprieties

The following is Part Two of a three-part series chronicling leadership struggles at Morgan State University, Maryland’s largest historically Black university. Read part one here

In February 2014, Morgan State University President David Wilson joined a panel of Baltimore-Washington metropolitan-area college presidents at the annual regional conference of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). The discussion was centered around “the current state of American secondary and postsecondary educa­tion and its impact on philanthropic support, constituent engagement, and public perception.”

In response to a question on what presidents now know that they didn’t know before coming into the position, Wilson responded with his take on board relations.

“One thing you have to be aware of is the politics of the board. And I’m not just talking about politics in the sense of political affiliation, democrat or republican, but the relationships; the egos and the agendas of board members. Knowing and understanding who is related to whom, what interests does each board member represent in filling that position, are critical to success as a president.”
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LISTEN – Morgan State’s Issachah Savage Wins International Opera Competition

Morgan State University alumnus and renowned opera performer Issachah Savage was a three-time winner at the International Wagner Competition held in Seattle earlier this month.
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Two Years After Failed Presidential Ouster, Morgan State Board at Leadership Crossroads

The following is Part One of a three-part series chronicling leadership struggles at Morgan State University, Maryland’s largest historically Black university.
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WATCH – Bowie State President Mickey Burnim Discusses Value of HBCUs

Bowie State University President appeared recently on WRC-TV in Washington D.C. to discuss the value of historically Black colleges and universities, and Bowie State’s role in Maryland’s history of higher education.
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