ADELPHI, Md. (AP) — A merger of the University of Maryland’s flagship campus in College Park with its campus in Baltimore has been unanimously voted down by the governing body of the state university system.
The Daily Record of Baltimore reports that the university system’s Board of Regents voted against the merger Friday, but said the schools should take steps to increase collaboration.READ MORE: Prince George's County Police Officer Suspended After 'Domestic-Related' Arrest
The College Park campus has more than 37,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The Baltimore campus has more than 6,000 students and is home to seven professional and graduate schools.READ MORE: State School Board Wants To Establish Target Metrics Before Lifting Mask Mandate In Classrooms
Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller asked the university system to study the proposed merger earlier this year.
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