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MHEC Chair Catherine "Cassie" Motz said the revote was prompted by recent guidance from the Office of the Attorney General. (Submitted Photo)
Sep 19, 2023

Higher education officials look to prevent student drain, honor HBCU settlement

Maryland higher education officials are seeking to keep more students in-state while honoring a $577 million settlement awarded to historically Black colleges and universities.

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Sep 12, 2023

Morgan State to establish NSF research traineeship on AI, climate change with $3M grant

The NSF awarded Morgan State University a grant to establish a research traineeship program on artificial intelligence for environmental sustainability.

Aug 25, 2023

Towson University withdraws doctorate program proposal after objection from AG’s office

Towson University has withdrawn its proposal for a new doctorate program approved in a controversial vote that the Office of the Attorney General has said was “of no effect.”

Aug 22, 2023

Morgan State receives $400K research grant to study trauma on student performance

Morgan State University received a three-year $399,747 research grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

Aug 18, 2023

Towson University seeks state guidance after AG’s office objects to doctorate program approval

Towson University is seeking direction from the state government after the Office of the Attorney General objected to the approval of a new doctorate program.

Aug 17, 2023

Md. commission’s vote to approve Towson University program was ‘of no effect,’ AG office says

The Office of the Attorney General wrote to the Maryland Higher Education Commission that its vote to approve a Towson University doctoral program was "of no effect."

Aug 15, 2023

Despite firestorm, Towson University moves ahead with inaugural class of doctoral program

As Towson University begins a doctoral program that Morgan State University claims is duplicative, officials are seeking legal guidance about the program's approval.

Aug 10, 2023

Under pressure, commission agrees to take second look at approving Towson program

Maryland’s higher education officials Thursday said they will review their decision to approve a new Towson University doctorate program that has come under fire from HBCU advocates.

Aug 9, 2023

Morgan State and allies intensify opposition to ‘duplicative’ Towson program

Calls for the Maryland Higher Education Commission to revisit its approval of a new Towson University doctorate program intensified on Tuesday, with the Legislative Black Caucus and an HBCU advocacy group joining Morgan State University President David Wilson in questioning the commission’s process.

Apr 6, 2023

Renowned civil rights attorney to give Morgan State commencement address

Benjamin Crump, a nationally recognized civil rights attorney and advocate for social justice, will be the keynote speaker at the university’s 146th spring commencement exercises.

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Mar 15, 2023

Morgan State adds to senior administrative team

Morgan State University President David K. Wilson announced a new appointment to the university's senior administrative team.

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Feb 28, 2023

$7.1M grant to help Morgan State, UMES expand high-speed internet access

The University of Maryland, Eastern Shore and Morgan State University were awarded $7.1 million to expand the reach of high-speed internet access in Maryland.

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