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Dr. Mickey L. Burnim Appointed Interim President of Coppin State University

BALTIMORE, MD – University System of Maryland (USM) Chancellor Robert Caret named Mickey L. Burnim interim president of Coppin State University. Dr. Burnim will begin his service as interim president on July 1. Current Coppin State University President Maria Thompson in January announced that she will step down June 30 and return on her native… Continue reading Dr. Mickey L. Burnim Appointed Interim President of Coppin State University

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$5 Million Grant from NIST benefits Morgan State University Students and Faculty

BALTIMORE, MD – With a 580-acre headquarters campus in Gaithersburg, Maryland, and more than 3,000 employees in six locations across the U.S., the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) carries out a mission that helps make possible much of the world’s advancement in science and technology. Last fall, Morgan State University (MSU) began a… Continue reading $5 Million Grant from NIST benefits Morgan State University Students and Faculty

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Coppin State University president Maria Thompson to step down

BALTIMORE, MD – Coppin State University’s first female president Maria Thompson announced Thursday that she will step down from the Historically Black University at the end of June. Thompson wrote in a letter to the University’s community that she would be returning to her native city of Nashville following her recent marriage and battled a… Continue reading Coppin State University president Maria Thompson to step down