Minority Achievement, Financial Aid on Regents' Education Policy Committee Agenda, June 5
ADELPHI, Md. (May 30, 2007) - Reports on minority achievement, financial aid, and
retention and graduation are among the items on the agenda of the upcoming
meeting of the Committee on Education Policy of the University System of Maryland
(USM) Board of Regents. The meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 5, 2007, in the open area on the 7th Floor of the
Albin O. Kuhn Library, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), 1000 Hilltop Circle, Catonsville, MD.
The committee's discussion
Annual Report on
Achievement Status Report;
Graduation Rates of First-Time, Full-Time Degree-Seeking Undergraduates;
Financial Aid, 2000-2005;
Report on Program
Actions Delegated to the Chancellor, 2006-2007.
Among the action items before
the committee is a proposal to reorganize the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) College of Health
and Human Performance as the School of Public Health, in accordance with plans previously endorsed by the
Board of Regents. In addition, the committee will consider eight new academic
Master of Health
Ph.D. in Health
Ph.D. in Maternal
and Child Health (UMCP)
M.S. in Molecular
Medicine (University of Maryland, Baltimore);
B.A. in Physics
M.S. in Systems
Engineering (University of Maryland Eastern Shore).
Background information and agendas
will be available at the meeting. Sign language interpreters and/or other
appropriate accommodations for eligible individuals with disabilities will be
provided upon request. Please call 301.445.2756 (voice) or 301.314.7683
(TTY/ITT) to make special arrangements.
To access the full agenda
online, visit: http://www.usmd.edu/regents/agendas/ed060507.html.
Parking for attendees will
available in the Walker
parking garage, adjacent to the library. For driving directions and UMBC campus
map, visit: http://www.umbc.edu/AboutUMBC/directions.html.
Contact: John Buettner