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Tag Archives: Coalition for Equity and Excellence in Higher Education

HBCU lawsuit resolution awaits Hogan’s decision (access required)

Legislation that would help settle ongoing litigation over funding at Maryland’s historically black colleges and universities passed the General Assembly, and it awaits Gov. Larry Hogan’s signature for final approval. The bill, sponsored by House Speaker Adrienne Jones, D-Baltimore County, ...

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HBCU supporters eye legislative solution to protracted litigation (access required)

Thirteen years after filing a lawsuit alleging the state of Maryland had willfully supported predominantly white institutions over historically black colleges, backers of the traditionally black schools sense an opportunity to resolve the case — but they see that opportunity ...

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HBCU supporters vow to continue fight for higher lawsuit settlement (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — Supporters of Maryland’s historically black colleges and universities have been fighting for more than a decade and are not going away now, they told the governor and lawmakers at a rally outside the state government complex Wednesday. Black ...

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4th Circuit extends mediation in dispute over Md. college segregation (access required)

Mediation between Maryland and its historically black institutions, scheduled to be completed by April 30, was extended by three months Thursday. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ordered the parties to mediate their dispute, which dates back to 2006, ...

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4th Circuit sets December argument date for HBCU case (access required)

The parties to lengthy litigation over the treatment of historically black colleges and universities in Maryland will argue cross-appeals of a trial judge’s liability and remedy orders before the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in December. The appellate court ...

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State outlines appeal of liability, injunction in HBCU litigation (access required)

Nearly five years after a federal judge found Maryland's state colleges and universities failed to effectively desegregate, the state will get to challenge on appeal that ruling and the subsequently ordered injunctive relief.

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