The University of Maryland University College will not be allowed to offer Maryland students a community college administration degree, state education officials ruled Oct. 21, siding with arguments raised by Morgan State University that the online program would duplicate efforts at the historically black college, reports the Baltimore Sun. A majority of the Maryland Higher Education Commission backed an earlier ruling by Secretary of Education James E. Lyons, who had denied UMUC's request on the grounds that its proposed course of doctoral study would unnecessarily duplicate a unique program at Morgan, thus violating civil-rights precedents set by the U.S. Supreme...

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