DeVos Booed Speaking At Historically Black UniversityEducation Secretary Betsy DeVos powered through her commencement address Wednesday at a historically black university, even as many of the graduating students turned their backs to her in protest.
Mediation Urged In Maryland Black Colleges LawsuitAttorneys representing historically black colleges said Tuesday they hope Maryland will embrace mediation to create high-demand academic programs at the schools, now that a federal judge has ruled the state is violating desegregation law by perpetuating the duplication of programs at predominantly white colleges.
Coppin State University Names New PresidentCoppin State University has a new president.
Federal Court Debates Funding For Historically Black Colleges In Md.Does the state equally fund its historically black universities and predominately white colleges? That's the question at the heart of a federal court battle.
New UMES President Gets Warm Welcome On CampusJuliette B. Bell made rounds on the campus of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore on Wednesday, greeting an assembly of hundreds of supporters, taking accolades at a luncheon in her honor and mingling at an evening reception on campus.
Judge Hears Case Over Md. Funding Of Black SchoolsAttorneys arguing that Maryland's history of racially-segregated higher education is ongoing used decades-old state reports to try to make their point as a federal trial began Tuesday.