Viktor Orban

Maryland, Hungary strike deal that leaves Budapest campus of McDaniel College open

Maryland, Hungary strike deal that leaves Budapest campus of McDaniel College open

Members of Gov. Larry Hogan's Cabinet struck a deal Friday with Hungarian diplomats to ensure classes continue at McDaniel College's Budapest campus after the Central European country tightened its regulation of foreign universities.

The agreement was signed in Annapolis and ended "weeks of intense negotiations," the Hungarian foreign ministry said in a statement.

McDaniel President Roger Casey said he was grateful state officials stepped in to protect the college's 22-year-old satellite campus in Budapest.

"I'm just delighted that we worked it out," he said. "This could be a model for the other U.S. states."

The agreement marks the...

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