After Death of Football Player, University of Maryland's Accreditation Under Review

Governing: As yet another University System of Maryland leader lost his post Thursday, consequences of the turmoil that followed the death of football player Jordan McNair began to materialize: The flagship institution's main accreditation under scrutiny. Academic officials condemning a breakdown in integrity. A major donor withholding support.

Damage has been done, university leaders said. And they pointed most of the blame toward the system's board of regents, whose chairman, James Brady, stepped down Thursday.

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