USM Board of Regents Committee on Education Policy and Student Life Meets Nov. 20

Adelphi, Md. (Nov. 18, 2013) -- The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents Committee on Education Policy and Student Life will meet at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, November 20. The meeting will take place at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG), 9630 Gudelsky Drive, Rockville, MD.

The meeting will take place in the Multi-Purpose Room of Building II and will entail six information items. The first agenda item reflects the committee's work this year in examining the full complexities of financial aid and developing recommendations to address financial aid matters and assist students' efforts to persist through USM institutions. Financial aid directors from four USM institutions will serve on a panel to help facilitate the discussion.

The committee will hear reports on campus mental health services, USM instructional faculty workloads, and fall 2013 enrollment figures. Other information items are reports on intercollegiate athletics and the P-20 Teacher Education Summit that was held at Towson University on Oct. 11, 2013.

The agenda and background information are available at

Sign language interpreters and/or appropriate accommodations for eligible individuals with disabilities will be provided upon request. Please call 301.445.1901 (voice) or 301.314.7683 (TTY/ITT) to make special arrangements. Parking is available in the adjacent garage. For more detailed information about adjacent parking areas and directions to USG, see


Contact: Mike Lurie
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