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University of Maryland pledges $40 million to improving faculty diversity over next decade

April 26, 2021

The University of Maryland, College Park, is pledging $40 million in the next decade to enhance diversity in accordance with the school administration’s aim to combat racism and improve campus culture. The program is titled the Faculty Advancement at Maryland for Inclusive Learning and Excellence, and funds will go toward hiring more than 100 faculty members from diverse backgrounds, according to a school press release. “This is our time to reinvent our university,” said Darryll Pines, who was recently inaugurated as the 34th president of the university.

Article Source: Washington Examiner

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