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File #: 19-0181R    Version: 0 Name: Historically Black Colleges and Universities Settlement
Type: City Council Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 11/18/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 11/18/2019
Enactment #:
Title: Historically Black Colleges and Universities Settlement For the purpose of supporting the ruling of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland and the offer made by the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Coalition regarding the lawsuit against the State and urging Governor Hogan and the General Assembly to settle the Coalition lawsuit in accordance with the Court ruling and the offer made by the Coalition.
Sponsors: President Brandon M. Scott, John T. Bullock, Shannon Sneed, Zeke Cohen, Kristerfer Burnett, Ryan Dorsey, Leon F. Pinkett, III, Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer, Eric T. Costello, Bill Henry, Mary Pat Clarke, Danielle McCray, Edward Reisinger, Robert Stokes, Sr.
Indexes: College, Historic
Attachments: 1. 19-0181R~1st Reader, 2. complete bill file 19-0181R
* Warning: This is an unofficial, introductory copy of the bill.
The official copy considered by the City Council is the first reader copy.
Introductory*

City of Baltimore
Council Bill R
(Resolution)

Introduced by: President Scott


A Resolution Entitled

A Council Resolution concerning
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Historically Black Colleges and Universities Settlement
For the purpose of supporting the ruling of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland and the offer made by the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Coalition regarding the lawsuit against the State and urging Governor Hogan and the General Assembly to settle the Coalition lawsuit in accordance with the Court ruling and the offer made by the Coalition.
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Whereas, The State of Maryland has four Historically Black Colleges and Universities (“HBCUs”), two of which are geographically located in Baltimore City and a third is situated within the greater Baltimore metropolitan region; and

Whereas, HBCUs are an integral part of the Maryland higher education enterprise and provide educational opportunities for a large segment of the population of Baltimore City and produce a continuing supply of teachers for the Baltimore public school system; and

Whereas, HBCUs serve as economic engines in their communities by employing scores of Baltimore residents and contributing enormously to the economy of the City through the revenue generated by these institutions and the expenditures made by students, faculty, staff, and supporters; and

Whereas, The HBCUs are major players in the social and cultural life of the City with their artifacts, athletic programs, unique lect...

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