Kirby Fowler
Kirby Fowler, president of Downtown Partnership of Baltimore (The Daily Record/Rich Dennison)

Downtown Partnership wants UM merger ‘off the table’

A partial merger of the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Maryland, Baltimore that's being considered by state lawmakers will be bad for Baltimore, according to leadership of the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore Inc. "Downtown Baltimore and UMB are in a symbiotic relationship with each other," J. Kirby Fowler Jr., the organization's president, ...