‘No legal effect’: Maryland AG’s Office responds to MHEC vote allowing business doctorate at Towson University, deemed similar to HBCU program

By Alexis TaylorAFRO Managing Editor On Aug 17. Maryland AG’s Chief Counsel for Opinions and Advice, Patrick B. Hughes, told the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) that their vote to approve a doctoral business program at Towson University (TU) had ‘no legal effect.’ An MHEC official initially deemed the program too similar to one at