Regents' Education Policy Committee Looks at New Programs, Enrollment Projections, March 12

ADELPHI, Md. (March 7, 2008) - The Committee on Education Policy of the University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents will meet Wednesday, March 12, 2008, at Bowie State University (BSU). The public meeting will convene at 9:30 a.m. in the Special Collections Room on the second floor of the Thurgood Marshall Library.

Action items before the committee include:

  • Board of Regents statement of guidance on the development of graduate programs concerning the environment;
  • New academic program proposals for a B.S. in information technology and B.S. in nursing at Frostburg State University; and a M.S. and Ph.D. in environmental science and technology at the University of Maryland, College Park.

In addition, the committee will receive reports on the system's P-20 initiatives, campus crime statistics, enrollment projections for 2008-2017, extramural funding, and the racial and gender distribution of faculty at USM institutions.

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.

Attendees must obtain a visitor parking permit from the BSU Campus Safety Office upon arrival on campus. For directions to BSU, visitor parking information, and campus map, visit: and

Contact: John Buettner
Phone: 301.445.2719