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May 2006 Press Release






Annapolis, MD (May 18, 2006) – The Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) will hold their bi-annual retreat on Wednesday, May 24th from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm in the Turpin-Lamb Theatre at the Murphy Fine Arts Center on the Morgan State University Campus.

The agenda includes: 

  • Office of Civil Rights Report and Status

  • African American Retention and Graduation Issues

  • Maryland Postsecondary MHEC Study required by Senate Bill 959

  • 10-Year Growth Capacity Study

  • Analysis and Discussion of National Center for Higher Education Management Systems’ Study

  • Role and Impact of Specialized and For-Profit Degree-Granting Institutions

  • The Future of Accreditation

  • Implementation of Recommendations in the State Plan

  • Revised Timeline for MHEC Review of UMS Budget

  • Regulation Review – Minimum Requirements for Degree-Granting Institutions 
    and Academic Programs

  • Program Approval and Website

  • Review of Study on Institutional Descriptors, State-Mandated and Institutionally Asserted

  • Changes in Carnegie Classification and Impact on Funding Guidelines

  • Consolidation of Workforce Scholarship Programs

  • Nurse Support Program II

For more information about the Maryland Higher Education Commission, visit the website at www.mhec.state.md.us.


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