Media Advisory - Education Policy Committee to Meet September 13

September 9, 2001

Education Policy Committee to Meet September 13 at Coppin State College

The Committee on Education Policy of the University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents will meet in public session on Thursday, September 13 in the Parren J. Mitchell Room of the Parlett Longworth Moore Library at Coppin State College, 2500 West North Avenue in Baltimore. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m.

The Education Policy Committee will consider several agenda items, including:

  • Report on proposed revisions to the USM's policy on undergraduate admissions, designed to accommodate the transition of Maryland's secondary schools to a proficiency-based system

  • New program proposals, including a master of public administration and post-baccalaureate certificate in management from Bowie State University; and an existing master of public administration and doctor of public administration to be offered off-site by the University of Baltimore

  • Recommendations on academic programs identified by the Maryland Higher Education Commission as "low productivity"

  • Strategic plans for the USM's Universities at Shady Grove and Hagerstown Education Center
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