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Baltimore City Community College chief opposes putting school under University System of Maryland

Baltimore City Community College chief opposes putting school under University System of Maryland

The president of Baltimore City Community College told lawmakers Tuesday that he opposes a recommendation that the school join into the University System of Maryland.

Gordon May, who has led BCCC for the past two years, said the school is making progress in the face of recent enrollment declines and accreditation troubles.

"The last thing we need is a structural or governmental overhaul," May said at a joint hearing of the state Senate and House of Delegates spending committees.

May was responding to an August report by the Schaefer Center for Public Policy at the University of Baltimore, which called for sweeping changes in how the community college is run....

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