USM Regents Education Policy Committee Meets January 26
CANCELLED due to weather
Adelphi, Md. (Jan.
21, 2011) -- The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents
Committee on Education Policy at its next meeting will vote on several new
academic program proposals and act on newly developed mission statements from
USM institutions and regional centers.
The public meeting is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m.
Wednesday, January 26, on the second floor (rooms 2100, 2102, 2104) of the
University of Maryland University College Inn and Conference Center. The center
is located at 3501 University Boulevard East in Adelphi, MD.
New academic proposals under consideration include programs at
the University of Baltimore (B.A. in integrated arts; M.S. in global
leadership) and Towson University (B.A./B.S. in middle school education;
upper-division and post-baccalaureate certificates in human capital
The committee also will vote on
programs at the University of Maryland, College Park (B.S. in middle school
education); the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (B.A., minor, and
upper division certificate in Asian studies); and UMUC (post-baccalaureate
certificate in intellectual property, digitization and multi-media).
The mission statements from USM
institutions and regional centers were prepared following guidelines
offered in 2005 by the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC). By Feb. 1,
2011, the statements will be submitted to MHEC for its review. In April 2011,
the full Board of Regents will consider the statements for final adoption. All
statements will require MHEC approval, as well.
Information and discussion items
on the agenda include a report on the USM institutional SAT profile and
financial literary best practices in the USM.
Background information and agendas
are available at the meeting. and on the web at http://www.usmd.edu/regents/agendas/ed012611.html 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
Parking for the meeting will be available in UMUC's Inn and
Conference Center garage. For driving directions,
Contact: Mike Lurie