A. The Maryland Higher Education Commission is designated as the State Postsecondary Review Entity (SPRE) under Sections 494 through 494C of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as added by the Higher Education Amendments of 1992, Pub. L. No. 102-325, 20 U.S.C. §1099a to 1099a-3, and shall perform all of the functions described therein on behalf of the State of Maryland.
B. The Commission and the Secretary of Higher Education may enter into any contracts, agreements or understandings, may adopt whatever rules, regulations or policies, and may perform all other acts necessary or appropriate to fulfill its functions as the Maryland SPRE.
C. All affected State agencies, departments, units, and employees shall cooperate fully with the Commission and the Secretary in the performance of their functions under the SPRE program.