Sens. Elfreth, Rosapepe, Del. Barnes: Bill seeks to prevent 'tone deaf' decisions by Md. Board of Regents

Like most Marylanders, we were shocked by the tone deaf decision made by the University System of Maryland’s Board of Regents last fall to place athletics above academics following the tragic death of Jordan McNair at the University of Maryland, College Park. The good news is that they recognized their mistake, apologized for it and corrected it. But more needs to be done to minimize such errors in the future and to strengthen the confidence taxpayers, students, parents and employers have in the board and our higher education system at large. (Balt. Sun)

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