12-12-11: Merger Inked?

December 12, 2011 at 8:10 am Leave a comment

William E. "Brit" Kirwan

Last March, Maryland Senate President Thomas V. “Mike” Miller–an alumnus of University of Maryland College Park and the University of Maryland School of Law in Baltimore–proposed a merger between the University System’s College Park and Baltimore campuses. The proposal met with criticism over the last few months, and the University System of Maryland studied the pros and cons.

On Friday, the Board of Regents revealed that they’re dismissing a “merger,” and instead endorsing an “alliance.”

USM Chancellor William E. “Brit” Kirwan will tell us what that means for the system.


Listen to the interview here:

Web extra: Sheilah talks to Chancellor Kirwan some more about the fiscal impact of a “strategic alliance”:

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