New Academic Programs, PreK-16 English Composition on Education Policy Committee Agenda, September 19

ADELPHI, Md. (September 14, 2007) - The Committee on Education Policy of the University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents will meet Wednesday, September 19, 2007, at the University of Baltimore (UB). The public meeting will convene at 9:30 a.m. on the fifth floor of the UB Student Center, 21 W. Mt. Royal Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland. An executive session of the committee will be held immediately following the public session.

Among the items before the committee are:

  • Report and Recommendations of the PreK-16 English Composition Task Force;
  • Follow-up on NCAA Academic Progress Rates at UMCP and UMES;
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Middle States Accreditation Report;
  • Committee's Tentative Annual Agenda for 2007-2008.

In addition, the committee will consider action on proposals for a Master of Landscape Architecture program at the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP), and the creation of a School of Management Science and Economics at Coppin State University (CSU).

Background information and agendas 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.

Parking for attendees will be available in the Maryland Avenue Garage located between Preston and Chase Streets. For driving directions and a UB map, visit:

Contact: John Buettner
Phone: 301.445.2719