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Morgan State University student Chinedu Nwokeafor, flanked by students from the schools within the HBCU coalition, speaking on the site of Tuesday's hearing.
Photo by Devon Ashby

HBCU students make presence known at coalition lawsuit conclusion

by Devon Ashby, Staff WriterStudents and alumni from Maryland’s four historically black universities showed up in solidarity for the final hearing of the lawsuit against the state of Maryland for lack of funding and duplicating programs. A coalition representing Bowie State University, Morgan State University, Coppin State University and University of Maryland-Eastern Shore sued the state to ensure that they are properly funded, and that their niche programs like nursing, cyber security and agriculture, among others, are properly funded. “When you create those niche programs and fund them properly, you’ll see an influx of students and dollars go into those […]

by · February 22, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · LOCAL NEWS, SECTIONS
President Wilson Updates Morgan About HBCU Equity Lawsuit

President Wilson Updates Morgan About HBCU Equity Lawsuit

by Devon AshbyMorgan State University president David Wilson held a town hall meeting Thursday morning in the Student Center Theatre and spoke about a current lawsuit between the state and four black institutions. The lawsuit was filed 2006 by a coalition of alumni from Morgan State, Bowie State University, Coppin State University and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore looking to end the underfunding of black colleges by the state and put a stop to the duplication of academic programs. The president also spoke about one of the possible remedies the coalition came up with, which was a merger of […]

by · December 11, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS