UMD’s president rarely meets with his permanent diversity commissions. But the groups want more support.
Instead, the commission chairs interact with other members of the administration.
The partnership aims to bring more funding to the campuses and provide expanded opportunities in graduate education.
And a greater number of accepted students chose to enroll.
This is the first university-based program of its kind.
The budget does not call for any increases in taxes, fees or fines.
The council hopes to use the funds for various initiatives, such as improving literacy levels.
University officials hope the name change will promote unity and walkability between the city and the university.
The app will help College Park residents find information about local events.
The end goal would be increased attractiveness and accessibility.