Board of Regents to Meet September 12
at University of Maryland
Center for Environmental Science

                              
The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents
will meet in regular public session on Friday, September 12
at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental
Science's Aquaculture and Restoration Ecology Laboratory in
Cambridge, MD. The meeting, to be held in the Interactive
Video Network Room of the lab, will begin at 8:30 a.m.

The Board will consider several agenda items at the meeting,
including:

      Election of officers for Fiscal Year 2004

      Proposal to change the name of Coppin State College to
       Coppin State University

      Review of Board of Regents by-laws by USM Chancellor
       William E. Kirwan, including a proposal to abolish the
       Board's standing committees on external relations and
       technology, and to provide a structure for the establishment
       of issues-oriented workgroups and/or task forces

      Update on Regent workgroups by Chairman Clifford M.
       Kendall

      Food services contract for Bowie State University

      Disposition of properties at 4218 and 4220 Knox Road in
       College Park by the University of Maryland, College Park

      Conveyance of parcel along the northern edge of the
       USM's Universities at Shady Grove Center for Montgomery
       County to construct a merge lane from Traville Gateway Drive
       onto Darnestown Road

      2001-2011 facilities master plan for University of
       Maryland University College
Contact:

Chris Hart
Phone: 301/445-2739
E-mail: chart@usmd.edu