USM Board of Regents Committee on Education Policy and Student Life, Committee on Effectiveness and Efficiency to Meet March 13
Adelphi, Md. (March
11, 2013) -- The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents Committee
on Education Policy and Student Life will vote on three proposed academic
programs and hear several information items, including a report on retention
and graduation rates of full-time degree-seeking undergraduate students.
The public session is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. in the
Margaret Brent Room (2112) of the Adele H. Stamp Student Union at the
University of Maryland, College Park.
The academic programs under consideration are a B.S. in
elementary and middle school dual certification at Frostburg State University;
an Ed.D. in contemporary curriculum theory and instruction in literacy at
Salisbury University; and an M.S. in nonprofit management social
entrepreneurship at the University of Baltimore.
The committee also will hear an information item on
implementation of a key platform of the USM Strategic Plan: transforming the
academic model to meet higher education and leadership needs of the state in
the 21st century. The full agenda, with supporting materials, can be
accessed at http://www.usmd.edu/regents/agendas/ed031313.php.
After the public meeting, the board will vote on a motion to
adjourn and reconvene in executive session, during which it would consider a
nomination for an honorary degree.
The USM Board of Regents Committee on Effectiveness and
Efficiency will hold a public meeting at noon. The committee will review
dashboard indicators, data that summarize critical measures of success and
compliance in a wide array of board initiatives. The committee also will review
a 10th anniversary report on the USM's Effectiveness and Efficiency
Initiative. The agenda, with supporting materials, can be accessed at http://www.usmd.edu/regents/agendas/ee031313.php.
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
Parking for attendees is available in the adjacent Union
Lane Garage. Attendees are asked to let the parking attendant know that they
are attending the Board of Regents meeting.
For driving directions to UMCP and a campus map, click http://www.transportation.umd.edu/visitor/campusmap.html.
Contact: Mike Lurie