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UMES pilot program would not use SAT, ACT scores in admissions

In a year-long pilot program, the University of Maryland, Eastern Shore will not use standardized test scores as part of its admissions process. The university joins a growing number of institutions that are uncoupling admissions decisions from students’ scores on ...

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Closing arguments in Md. college segregation case set for June

After weeks of testimony on the appropriate remedy for Maryland’s failure to effectively desegregate its colleges and universities, the parties have tentatively scheduled closing arguments for June. U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake ruled four years ago in favor of the ...

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Advocates, state trade blame as trial begins over fix for segregation at Md. colleges

Attorneys traded blame Monday for a failure to find a meaningful solution to inequality among Maryland’s colleges and universities since a federal judge found in four years ago that the university system had failed to effectively desegregate its institutions. U.S. ...

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UMES program at Shady Grove gets $300K boost

The Hospitality and Tourism Management program offered by the University of Maryland Eastern Shore has received a $300,000 grant to upgrade facilities and support student activities. But the funds won’t be going to the historically black institution’s main campus in Princess ...

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Former UMES provost sues school for race discrimination

A white former provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore has filed a lawsuit against the historically black college, alleging he was harassed and eventually fired because of his race.

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