Nine months after University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair died of heatstroke following a summer practice, the state flagship university has implemented most of the changes recommended by a sports medicine consultant brought in to assess the response to his death.
The Maryland House of Delegates has approved a bill revamping the practices of the University System of Maryland’s Board of Regents. The legislation was prompted by the 2018 death of Terrapins football player Jordan McNair, who collapsed during practice.
Arguing University of Maryland officials placed athletics over academics last year following the death of football player Jordan McNair, state lawmakers in Annapolis are now pushing legislation to overhaul the university system’s Board of Regents.
Maryland football player Raymond Boone fell ill during a team workout Tuesday in College Park and was taken to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, where he was held for observation overnight before being released Wednesday.
The University of Maryland has struggled to reverse recent declines in fan interest in the football program, which underwent a turbulent 2018 season after the heatstroke death of 19-year-old player Jordan McNair, a new document shows.
University of Maryland President Wallace Loh will remain at the helm of the state flagship through June 2020, a reversal that comes three months after he announced plans to retire at the end of this school year.
Three months after University of Maryland President Wallace Loh announced his pending retirement in the wake of the death of football player Jordan McNair, and less than six months before his departure, the University System of Maryland has not formed a search committee to find his replacement.
If our state flagship university is truly interested in investing in tomorrow’s scientists, entrepreneurs and innovators, it can start by demonstrating a stronger commitment to its current student body by providing consistently vigilant leadership and proper standards of living.
New Maryland football coach Michael Locksley was introduced to the media in a well-choreographed event at the new Cole Field House football practice facility and got a tacit endorsement from the father of Jordan McNair.
Seven years after being fired at New Mexico amid losing seasons and off-the-field problems, Mike Locksley is returning to College Park to guide a football program recovering from the aftermath of offensive lineman Jordan McNair’s death.
Former University of Maryland football coach DJ Durkin told a task force that president Wallace Loh resisted his call to make players widely available for interviews by a consultant examining the heatstroke death of teammate Jordan McNair, according to multiple sources.
The day after it was announced that University of Maryland President Wallace Loh would retire in the wake of a football scandal — but that the football coach would remain in College Park — state lawmakers called for a hearing to investigate the matter.
University of Maryland President Wallace Loh’s decision to take “legal and moral responsibility” for mistakes made in treating 19-year-old football player Jordan McNair went against advice from the attorney general’s office, according to a source with knowledge of the proceedings.
Jordan McNair and his family deserve justice and accountability from University of Maryland leadership. So do Lt. Richard Collins III and his family. So do all UMD students, staff and alumni. Yet President Wallace Loh and his administrators have consistently provided neither.
During the course of an hour-long interview at the state university system’s Baltimore headquarters, football coach DJ Durkin gave a speech that dramatically changed the course of events and convinced board members he should stay, according to several sources.
After a campus protest broke down in disarray over football, the University of Maryland student groups signed a joint statement calling for a roll in the selection of next president and that Board of Regents be elected.
A student protest at the University of Maryland Thursday quickly dissolved from a united front against the institution's handling of football player Jordan McNair’s death into a heated quarrel over whether to boycott football games.
In the aftermath of the University System of Maryland Board of Regents' response to the death of a Terrapins football player, the consequences for the College Park campus are multiplying. Faculty, students and alumni are raising concerns about accreditation, academic freedom and fundraising.
James Brady, the chairman of the University System of Maryland’s Board of Regents, resigned Thursday, overtaken by the whirlwind of controversy at the state’s flagship university that began with the June death of football player Jordan McNair.
It remains unclear whether two University of Maryland athletic trainers will follow football coach DJ Durkin out the door as part of the fallout from 19-year-old offensive lineman Jordan McNair’s death.
Karen Levenson, a major donor to the school of public policy at the University of Maryland, College Park, has halted future gifts over how the University System of Maryland Board of Regents have handled the aftermath of Terrapins football player Jordan McNair's death.
With its biggest game in two years approaching Saturday against Michigan State, Maryland will go in with interim coach Matt Canada looking to show he deserves a shot at a permanent job and a team that could come together or completely fall apart.
University of Maryland President Wallace Loh has taken the initiative to fire football coach DJ Durkin and is reportedly reconsidering his decision to retire. We join former Chancellor William “Brit” Kirwan, the provost and deans of UM, and scores of other Terps in urging him to stay on.
The University of Maryland's major fundraising arm sent a strongly worded letter to the Board of Regents, condemning their mishandling the aftermath of Jordan McNair's death, and saying they've damaged a $1.5 billion fundraising campaign.
University of Maryland President Wallace Loh fired football coach DJ Durkin a day after the University System of Maryland Board of Regents reinstated him. Loh said he took the action after meeting with the Student Government Association, department chairs and other campus leadership.
University of Maryland football coach DJ Durkin, who had been suspended since August, has been fired in the wake of the heatstroke death of offensive lineman Jordan McNair and two reports commissioned by the board of regents.