USM Regents Committees on Education Policy, Effectiveness and Efficiency Meet January 25

Adelphi, Md. (Jan. 20, 2012) -- The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents Committee on Education Policy and the Committee on Effectiveness and Efficiency will meet Wednesday, January 25. The meetings will be held in the Atrium at the Elkins Building at the University System of Maryland headquarters, 3300 Metzerott Road, Adelphi, MD.

The Committee on Education Policy will meet in public session at 9:30 a.m. The committee will vote on two new academic program proposals:  an Ed.D. in educational leadership at Frostburg State University and an M.A. in global governance and human security at the University of Baltimore.

The committee also will hear several discussion items, including presentations regarding inter-professional education initiatives at the University of Maryland, Baltimore and the Universities at Shady Grove. After the public meeting, the committee will meet in executive session.

The Effectiveness and Efficiency Committee will begin its public meeting at 1 p.m. It will hear discussion items on the USM course redesign initiative, 2010-11 USM dashboard indicators (standard annual data regarding USM initiatives), and a report on alternative means of earning academic credit. After the public meeting, the committee will meet in executive session.

Background information and agendas are available at 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) for special arrangements.

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Contact: Mike Lurie
Phone: 301.445.2719