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Higher Education in Maryland

October 2009 Media Advisory



For immediate release: October 8, 2009                                    Media Contact: Christopher Falkenhagen
                                                                                                             Communications: (410) 260-4511





What: Maryland Higher Education Commission Meeting

Items to be discussed include:
Pursuant to the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 13B.02.03.25D, the Commission will hear the appeal of Secretary of Higher Education James E. Lyons, Sr.'s denial of approval of the University of Maryland University College program proposal to offer an area of concentration, in Community College Policy and Administration, within its Doctor of Management program in Maryland. The hearing will be conducted in accordance with the provisions of COMAR 13B.02.03.25D(2) – (5).

After the hearing, the Commission will adjourn to a closed session. 13B.02.03.25D(8)(a).
The Commission will issue its decision within 5 working days of the hearing. 13B.02.03.25D(8)(b).

Who: Secretary of Higher Education James E. Lyons, Sr., Commission Chairman Kevin O’Keefe, Commission members, MHEC staff.

When: 10 a.m., Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Where: 839 Bestgate Road, Suite 400, Annapolis, MD.
The meeting will be held in the Commission’s main conference room.

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


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 337,000 college students in Maryland, for the State and its needs, and for business and industry in Maryland.






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