Public invited to speak on Big Ten move at first open forum

“One of the saddest days was when we had to give up those athletic programs. I’ve been around the university and have watched the minor sports teams. Those kids work just as hard.”   By Jenny Hottle, senior staff writer Tuesday, April 9, 2013 Originally published on diamondbackonline.com Students, alumni and coaches had their first opportunity …

USM Board of Regents violated open meetings laws in Big Ten vote

By Jenny Hottle, senior staff writer Monday, March 4, 2013 Originally posted on diamondbackonline.com Nearly four months after the university announced its move from the ACC to the Big Ten, a state board found the Board of Regents violated open meetings laws when it met twice in November to discuss the move. The Maryland Open …

Maryland prepares for long ACC legal process over Big 10 move

Maryland prepares for long ACC legal process over Big 10 move By Jenny Hottle, staff writer Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 Originally published on diamondbackonline.com This university’s move to the Big Ten will be anything but quick and smooth after the state filed a lawsuit last week against the ACC to avoid paying a steep $52.26 million …