College Park Mayor Patrick Wojahn joined 11 other mayors in signing a letter to the Big Ten.
Panelists spoke about how they have worked to integrate Native history and culture into their respective universities.
UMD is putting profit over prudence by committing to playing football this fall.
UMD's participation in the Big Ten's Academic Alliance is a step in the right direction.
The season is still due to start in early September despite the schedule change.
"It’s vitally important for a lot of reasons, but from a financial perspective, football is very, very significant.”