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How Maryland Universities Were Able to Cut Costs and Keep Tuitions Down

Like most states, Maryland was looking at budget cuts for its public universities. But “Maryland was about to do something completely different. It was about to transform the culture of American public higher education, even if only at the margins. A savvy board of regents was embarking on the painstaking process of dragging the medieval model of a university, with its many vested interests, into the 21st century.”