University of Maryland President Wallace Loh will remain in his position through June 2020, despite his announcement months earlier that he would step down after the fallout over the death of 19-year-old football player Jordan McNair last year.
Nearly a week after the previous chair announced he was stepping down, a new chair was elected Wednesday who promptly apologized to the family of student-athlete Jordan McNair. The board’s reaction to his death has led to a slew of departures from the university’s administration and the football team.
A small group of University of Maryland students at the College Park campus rallied Monday afternoon, demanding institutional changes following the death of football player Jordan McNair.
The Maryland Board of Regents continues to face scrutiny from the public and educational oversight organizations for how it dealt with the death of football player Jordan McNair.
Maryland’s University System Board of Regents “botched” critical decisions in the wake of its investigation into football player Jordan McNair’s death and needs to undergo a serious review, says Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-MD.
One day after an announcement that his job had been spared, DJ Durkin is out as the head football coach of the Maryland Terrapins. University President Wallace Loh confirmed DJ Durkin’s ouster Wednesday night.
The departure of members of the athletic department is imminent, and university president Wallace Loh is also said to be on shaky ground. The problems and dysfunction documented in the report involve personnel he hired and was in charge of supervising.
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