January 2010 Media
release: January 11, 2010 Media Contact: Christopher Falkenhagen
Communications: (410) 260-4511
What: Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) Education Policy Committee
Items to be discussed include:
• Regulations Revision on Exempt Institutions
• New Post-Master’s Certification
• Update on Statewide Designated Programs
• Update on Health Workforce Shortage Programs
• Closing of ComputerTraining.edu
• Continuing Education Manual for Maryland Community Colleges – 2009
• Report on Programs Reviewed from November 1-December 31, 2009
• Report on Private Career Schools: Approval Actions from October 31-December
Who: Higher Education Secretary James E. Lyons, Sr., Education Policy Committee
Chair Joann A. Boughman, Education Policy Committee Assistant Secretary for
Planning and Academic Affairs Dr. George W. Reid, MHEC staff.
When: 10 a.m., January 13, 2010
Where: MHEC Commission Meeting Room; 839 Bestgate Road, Suite 400; Annapolis, MD
The full agenda will be available at the meeting. An electronic version of the
agenda will be available on MHEC’s website at
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The Maryland Higher Education Commission is a 12-member coordinating board
responsible for establishing statewide policies for Maryland public and
independent colleges and universities and private career schools. It serves as
an advocate for more than 350,000 college students in Maryland, for the State
and its needs, and for business and industry in Maryland.