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Higher Education in Maryland

September 2008



For immediate release: September 14, 2008
Contact: Christopher Falkenhagen
Communications: (410) 260-4511

What: Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) Finance Policy Committee Meeting

Items to be discussed include:

  • Overview of the Operating and Capital Budget Process
  • Operating and Capital Budget Presentations presented by segments of higher education
          o University System of Maryland; Mr. Joe Vivona, Chief Operating Officer and Vice Chancellor
             for Administration and Finance (10:15 a.m.)
          o Baltimore City Community College, Dr. Carolane Williams, President (10:45 a.m.)
          o St. Mary’s College of Maryland, Dr. J. Margaret O’Brien, President (11:05 a.m.)
          o Maryland Independent College and University Association (MICUA), Ms. Tina M. Bjarekull,
              President (11:25 a.m.)
          o Maryland Association of Community Colleges (MACC), Mr. Clay Whitlow, Esq., Executive 
              Director (12:45 a.m.)
          o Morgan State University, Dr. Earl Richardson, President (1:05 p.m.)
  • Regional Higher Education Centers (1:30 p.m.)
          o Anne Arundel, Ms. Kathleen Beaumann, Director (1:30 p.m.)
          o HEAT Center, Ms. Deborah Urry, Executive Director (1:45 p.m.)
          o Laurel, Ms. Nancy Grinberg, Program Supervisor (2:15 p.m.)
          o Southern Maryland, Dr. Mel Powell, Executive Director (2:30 p.m.)
          o Waldorf Center, Ms. Jeri Crews, Director (2:45 p.m.)

    Who: Higher Education Secretary James E. Lyons, Sr., Chairman Paul Saval, committee members Donald J. Slowinski, Sr., Anwer Hasan, James G. Morgan, Chung K. Pak, Assistant Secretary Finance Policy Andrea Mansfield

    When: 10:00 a.m., Thursday, September 18, 2008

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

    The full agenda will be available at the meeting. An electronic version of the agenda will be available on MHEC’s website at www.mhec.state.md.us.

                                                         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 Evangeline Redding at (410) 260-4539 Maryland Relay (1-800-201-7165).

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