The budget’s investments in public education are “historic,” according to the Maryland State Education Association, the state’s largest teachers’ union.
Among other initiatives, the council approved a new apartment complex’s development plan, discussed improving senior accessibility and mental health services and passed the budget for fiscal year 2023.
The department has struggled with its budget but says it has a sustainable plan.
The analysis commissioned by the university's chapter of the American Association of University Professors also found that hiring of tenure-track faculty has gone down.
The proposed budget plan would add 10 to 12 more buses in the fall.
The College Park City Council shouldn't have defunded surveillance cameras. It's time they bring them back.
Cuts from the University System of Maryland’s budget were restored after the General Assembly adopted Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s budget for public higher education.
One of the biggest measures is proposed funding that would launch a paid family leave insurance program.
Athletic director Damon Evans will take a 10 percent cut from his supplemental pay.
Employees making more than $150,000 will see their salaries reduced.