Regents' Education Policy Committee to Meet January 23

ADELPHI, Md. (January 17, 2008) - The Committee on Education Policy of the University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents will meet Wednesday, January, 23, 2008, at the University of Maryland, College Park. The public meeting will convene at 9:30 a.m. in the Margaret Brent Room on the Second Floor of the Adele H. Stamp Student Union.

Action items before the committee include:

  • New academic program proposals for a B.S. in engineering at Frostburg State University and a B.S. in environmental science and technology at the University of Maryland, College Park;
  • Towson University trimester pilot program.

In addition, the committee will receive reports on the system's regional higher education centers, institutional SAT profiles, textbook costs, and patterns of enrollment for transfer students.

Click here to access the complete meeting agenda.

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 Union Lane parking garage. For directions to University of Maryland, College Park, and an interactive campus map, visit: and


Contact: John Buettner
Phone: 301.445.2719