Media Advisory - Education Policy Committee to Meet January 16

January 10, 2001

Regents' Education Policy Committee to Meet January 16 at University of Maryland, Baltimore

The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents Committee on Education Policy will meet in regular public session on Tuesday, January 16 beginning shortly after 9 a.m. in the Terrace Lounge of the Baltimore Student Union at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. The Student Union is located at 621 West Lombard Street in Baltimore.

The committee will consider several agenda items, including the following:

  • Procedures for appealing to the Board of Regents decisions to terminate tenured or tenure-track faculty members for cause.
  • Annual report on campus crime.
  • Report on current activities and future plans at the Maryland Sea Grant Program. The report will be presented by Donald F. Boesch, president of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, and Jonathan Kramer, director of the Sea Grant program.
  • Scholastic Aptitude Test results from the USM institutions.
  • Financial enhancement requests from the USM's historically black institutions, in keeping with the partnership agreement between the State of Maryland and the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights. Bowie State University, Coppin State College, and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore will receive accelerated capital funding and enhanced operating funds under the terms of the agreement.
  • Revised policy on annual leave for faculty.

Full agenda and background information 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.


Chris Hart
Phone: 301/445-2739