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Maryland AG Rejects Approval of Towson Doctoral Program, HBCU Group Praises Opinion

by Morgan State U
August 17, 2023

Maryland Attorney General Anthony Brown has rejected a state commission’s decision to let Towson University establish a Ph.D. program that critics said would duplicate one at Morgan State University, a historically Black university. Brown wrote Thursday that the Maryland Higher Education Commission did not have enough members present when it voted to overturn a decision by Emily Dow, an assistant secretary of academic affairs at the MHEC, to deny Towson University’s request to create a doctoral program in business analytics.