University System of Maryland

Md. regents overstepped role, but that's a rarity

Md. regents overstepped role, but that's a rarity

Perhaps it is time to put some perspective on the recent unfortunate activities of the Board of Regents of the University System of Maryland (“Dump Maryland’s Chancellor and Regents,” Nov. 6). I write this as a former member of the board who served an unusually lengthy term of 15 years. During that time, I served with over 60 men and women, most of whom were outstanding citizens. We very seldom made the papers as we went about serving the needs of the state’s public four-year campuses.

Let us take a look at what such boards do. Across the...

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