USM Regents Committee on Education Policy Meets June 2

Adelphi, Md. (May 28, 2010) - The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents Committee on Education Policy at its next meeting will take action on new academic program proposals and hear several  information items, including reports on USM institutions' retention and graduation rates and enrollment patterns for transfer students.

The public meeting is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 2 in the Hilda and Michael Bogomolny Room (5th floor) of the Student Center at the University of Baltimore, 21 W. Mt. Royal Avenue, Baltimore, Md.

Five proposed academic programs are under consideration:

          B.A./B.S. in Criminal Justice, Bowie State University;

          Ph.D. in Nursing Practice, Salisbury University;

          M.S. in Human Computer Interaction, University of Maryland, College Park;

          B.S. in Urban Forestry, University of Maryland Eastern Shore;

          P.S.M. in Quantitative Fisheries and Resource Economics, University of Maryland Eastern Shore.


The committee also will hold an information session to hear USM institutions' annual reports on intercollegiate athletics.

Background information and agendas will be available at the meeting. 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.

Information about parking and parking charges for attendees is available in the University of Baltimore parking garages indicated at For driving directions to UB and a campus map, click


Contact: Mike Lurie
Phone: 301.445.2719