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Higher Education in Maryland

January 2010 Media Advisory



For immediate release: January 20, 2010                                  Media Contact: Christopher Falkenhagen
                                                                                                             Communications: (410) 260-4511



Media Advisory

What: Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) Meeting

Items to be discussed include:

  • Chairman’s Report

  • Secretary’s Report

  • Student Advisory Council Report

  • Nurse Support II Program II Guidelines

  • Summary of Activities of the Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA)

  • Education Policy Committee
    o Regulation Revision on Exempt Institutions
    o New Post-Master’s Certification

  • Information Reports Distributed to the Commission
    o Update on Statewide Designated and Health Workforce Shortage Program Lists
    o Closing of ComputerTraining.edu
    o Continuing Education Manual for Maryland Community Colleges – 2009
    o Report on Programs Reviewed from November 1-December 31, 2009
    o Report on Private Career Schools: Approval Actions from October 31-December 31, 2009

Who: Higher Education Secretary James E. Lyons, Sr., Commission Chairman Kevin M. O'Keefe, Commission members and MHEC staff.

When: 1 p.m., January 27, 2010

Where: MHEC Commission Meeting Room; 839 Bestgate Road, Suite 400; Annapolis, MD 21401

The full agenda will be available at the meeting. An electronic version of the agenda will be available on MHEC’s website at http://www.mhec.state.md.us/higherEd/about/Meetings/mtgsched.asp#CommMtg.

Notice on ADA Compliance

The State of Maryland and the Maryland Higher Education Commission is committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are able to fully participate in and benefit from the Commission’s public meetings, programs, and services. Anyone planning to attend a meeting of the Commission who wishes to receive auxiliary aids, services, or accommodations should contact Pat Bracey at (410) 260-4516 or Maryland Relay (1-800-201-7165).

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.






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