A predominantly African American community in rural Prince George's County recently filed a federal civil rights complaint in response to plans to build a third power plant in one town, and fifth in the region.
The Obama Administration has set a goal of one million additional college graduates in the science, technology, math and engineering (STEM) fields by 2020. So where does that leave students who study literature or theology, and institutions dedicated to teaching those displines? Tuajuanda Jordan might seem like an unorthodox champion for the liberal arts. A biochemist by training, Jordan now leads St. Mary’s College of Maryland, one of our region’s oldest public academic institutions. She joins Kojo in studio to discuss her strategic priorities and the future of the liberal art education.
- Tuajuanda Jordan President, St. Mary's College of Maryland
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