The Marc Steiner Show

Maryland Federal Court Ruling: Traditionally White Institutions Unnecessarily Duplicate HBCUs’ Programs

Federal Court rules Maryland violated constitutional commitment re: HBCUsOctober 10, 2013 – Segment 2

We begin our show with a discussion of the recent federal court ruling that states that Maryland has violated its constitutional commitment by allowing traditionally White institutions of higher learning to duplicate programs already offered by Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s).

Joining the discussion is:

  • Dr. Danette Gerald Howard, Secretary of Higher Education at the Maryland Higher Education Commission;
  • David Burton, President of the Coalition for Excellence and Equity in Higher Education, which was the lead plaintiff in the case;
  • Dr. Kimberly Moffitt, Assistant Professor in the Department of American Studies at UMBC;
  • and Scott Jaschik, Editor and co-Founder of Inside Higher Ed.


Written by Marc Steiner

Marc Steiner

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