Morgan State University

Morgan inadequately funded? Not lately

Morgan inadequately funded? Not lately

It’s the start of a new legislative session and, with it, Morgan State University President David Wilson’s claim in “Despite obstacles, Morgan State University soars” (Jan. 14) that “despite inadequate investments, Morgan has historically produced top-ranked programs and graduates.” Without questioning Morgan’s programs or graduates, the issue of Morgan’s underfunding compared to other state universities is open to scrutiny.

A comparison of Towson University’s funding shows the contrast. According to the Morgan’s “2015 Facility Planning Master Plan,” “...over...

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