Maryland State Delegate Charles E. Sydnor III discusses his HB 1062, which seeks to support the state’s HBCUs in their legal fight to eliminate illegal program duplication from predominantly white institutions.
University of Maryland Eastern Shore President Juliette Bell today announced her plans to resign, effective June 30.
Morgan State University President David Wilson will lead Maryland’s flagship historically black college until 2023, as he signed a new five-year agreement with school regents during their annual board meeting.
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has proposed a $100 million resolution to the state’s legal battle against stakeholders from it’s four historically black colleges and universities, hoping that the appearance of a big number could sway HBCU constituents to endorse a swift end to the landmark lawsuit which could shape public higher education for generations.
Bowie State University and the Environmental Protection Agency today announced a five-year extension of their partnership to help diversify research, career placement, and professional training in the federal agency.
Supporters of Maryland’s four historically black colleges plan intense voter outreach and campaigning throughout 2018, to support favorable mediation between the HBCUs and the State as it settles a desegregation lawsuit mandated by a federal judge.
Democratic swings in Virginia and Alabama show that the nation is ready for a seismic shift in political solutions to long-standing attitudes and the policies they produce. David Burton, President of the coalition which successfully sued the State of Maryland for enhancing segregation against its four historically black colleges and universities, writes in the Afro American Newspaper about the sense of urgency for black Marylanders to capitalize on the moment.
Morgan State University President David Wilson appeared on a recent edition of the Baltimore Business Journal’s BaltBizCast to discuss the university’s standing as a public research institution, and how it has been impacted by disparate funding from the State of Maryland and the federal government.
The court’s latest ruling creates more mediation between constituents at four historically black colleges and the State of Maryland.
The Baltimore Sun Editorial Board today suggests that a recent decision from Federal Judge Catherine C. Blake in a landmark lawsuit filed by HBCU advocates against the State of Maryland is a way forward in preserving interest for Maryland’s students.
The landmark case involving program duplication and a 21st century “separate but unequal” system of higher education will enter another mediation phase to create remedies for Maryland’s four historically black institutions.
The Greater Baltimore Committee recently honored Coppin State University as a strategic leader in the city for promoting entrepreneurship in underrepresented communities.