2022 Maryland Statutes
Division III - Higher Education
Title 10 - Definitions and Maryland Charter for Higher Education
Subtitle 2 - Maryland Charter for Higher Education
Section 10-204 - Duties of Public Institutions of Higher Education Generally

    Public institutions of higher education shall:

        (1)    Provide postsecondary education to students;

        (2)    Transmit culture and extend knowledge through general higher education;

        (3)    Teach and train students for careers and advanced study;

        (4)    Protect academic freedom;

        (5)    Promote civic responsibility;

        (6)    Enhance economic development of the State through research, training, and extension services to business and industry;

        (7)    Provide public services for citizens of the State; and

        (8)    Assure that women and minorities are equitably represented among faculty, staff, and administration, so that the higher education community reflects the diversity of the State’s population.

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