USM Regents Committee on Education Policy Meets March 28

Adelphi, Md. (March 23, 2012) -- The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents Committee on Education Policy at its next meeting will vote on new academic program proposals at several USM institutions: the University of Baltimore; Coppin State University; Frostburg State University; University of Maryland, Baltimore County; University of Maryland, College Park; and University of Maryland University College.

The public meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 28 on the second floor (Room 210) of the Talon Center at Coppin State University, 2500 W. North Avenue, Baltimore, MD.

The committee also will vote on proposed changes to USM policies on faculty sabbatical leave and faculty appointment, rank, and tenure. In other action, the committee will vote on a proposal to add student representation from USM regional higher education centers to the official membership of the USM Student Council.

The committee also will discuss reports on the USM's SAT profile, retention and graduation rates, and 10-year enrollment projections. After the public meeting, the committee will meet in executive session.

Parking is available in Lot G, adjacent to the Talon Center. For driving directions to Coppin State University and a campus map, click

The full agenda is available online at

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) for special arrangements.

Contact: Mike Lurie
Phone: 301.445.2719