Maryland's MBA Melee

A joint MBA program creates a controversy. Plus: A study on businesswomen, an MBA student of the year, and Harvard goes to India

A decision by the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) to allow the University of Baltimore (UB) to offer a joint MBA program with Towson University is bringing objections from Morgan State University, a historically black college also in Baltimore. Morgan State President Earl S. Richardson says the creation of the joint program between the two public schools will divert state resources from Morgan State's MBA program, which is struggling with just 28 students. Richardson adds that the joint program undermines federal protections offered to historically black colleges and universities.

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