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.
The NSF awarded Morgan State University a grant to establish a research traineeship program on artificial intelligence for environmental sustainability.
Towson University has withdrawn its proposal for a new doctorate program approved in a controversial vote that the Office of the Attorney General has said was “of no effect.”
Morgan State University received a three-year $399,747 research grant from the U.S. Department of Education.
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.
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."
As Towson University begins a doctoral program that Morgan State University claims is duplicative, officials are seeking legal guidance about the program's approval.
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.
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.
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.
Morgan State University President David K. Wilson announced a new appointment to the university's senior administrative team.
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.