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.
A leadership crisis at the University of Maryland and within D.C.’s Catholic Archdiocese. Record rain and another 1,000-year-flood that devastated a community. A 10-year-old’s senseless slaying, and a D.C. sports team’s triumph on the ice. Take a look back at some of the local news stories that dominated the headlines in 2018.
At least one first responder was apparently frustrated with the response shortly after the Maryland Terps lineman suffered heat stroke during a May 29 workout, as seen in newly released footage.
It’s that time of year when nerves run high around annual performance reviews — but for a certain area university president, things could get particularly awkward.
Maryland’s two U.S. senators and several House representatives sat down with top leaders from the University System of Maryland on Wednesday to express their concerns following one of the most tumultuous and tragic years in the history of the system’s football program.
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education confirmed earlier this month that it was reviewing the school’s accreditation, and on Nov. 15 requested additional information from the school.
The current chair of the Board of Regents, Linda Gooden, told lawmakers that the decision to keep the football coach in place was “a poor decision.”
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.
The fallout at the University of Maryland following the death of Jordan McNair continued with the dismissal of two trainers involved in the player’s treatment after he collapsed on the practice field in late May.
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.
Since 2000, 30 college football payers have collapsed and died during strenuous workouts. During the same time period, just one NFL player has died during practice. An expert weighs in on the deadly disparity.
Another domino fell Thursday in the University of Maryland football scandal as the chairman of the state university system’s Board of Regents announced he intends to resign.
At the College Park campus, University of Maryland students gathered Thursday afternoon at the steps of an administrative building to remember student-athlete Jordan McNair and to share competing calls to action.
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