Coppin State University To Use HBCU Funding To Invest In Recruiting, Retaining StudentsGov. Larry Hogan signed a bill to settle a 15-year-old federal lawsuit related to underfunding at the state's four historically Black colleges and universities.
Maryland Lawmakers Are Close To Adding HBCU FundingMaryland lawmakers are pushing for a bill that would allocate nearly $600 million in funding to HBCUs in the state.
Guinness Parent Company Diageo Gives $10M To Historically Black Colleges, Including Morgan State, Bowie StateBritish-based beer and spirits maker Diageo is giving a combined $10 million to 25 historically Black colleges and universities across the United States, continuing an upswell of giving to the institutions following last summer's racial justice protests.
Richard Collins Scholarship Available At All Maryland Historically Black Colleges And UniversitiesAn annual $1 million scholarship was launched in honor of Richard Collins III, a Bowie State University student killed in May 2017. It will support ROTC cadets at all four of Maryland's HBCU's.
HBCU Settlement Pending, But Lawmakers Say It's Not EnoughHistorically black colleges and universities in Maryland would receive up to $56.9 million annually under legislation, sponsors say, that would restore years of underfunding and program duplication by the state but is unlikely to pass.
Historically Black Colleges Lawsuit Has Cost Md. MillionsA long-running dispute involving Maryland's historically black colleges has cost the Maryland Higher Education Commission millions.
Maryland HBCUs Push For Federal Funding In Lengthy Legal BattleFor more than a decade, Maryland's four historically black colleges and universities have been locked in a heated court battle with the state. The schools claim they're not getting enough funding or support.