UMD's participation in the Big Ten's Academic Alliance is a step in the right direction.
The petitions call to lower mandatory fees.
They say the online classes their children are now taking are not equivalent to the in-person opportunities they paid for.
Public universities need more support, and students need free tuition.
UMD must be transparent with students in limbo.
Medical schools should eliminate student debt.
UMD needs to unite to combat austerity in higher education.