USM Regents Committees on Finance, Technology Commercialization Meet September 1
Adelphi, Md. (Aug. 30,
2011) -- The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents Committee
on Finance and the recently formed Committee on Economic Development and Technology
Commercialization will meet Thursday, September 1 in the Stamp Student Union at
the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP).
The finance committee will convene publicly at 10 a.m. in
Room 2112 (Margaret Brent Room) to announce a vote on immediately convening in
closed session. When the public session is scheduled to resume at 10:45, the
committee will vote on the facilities master plan for the University of
Maryland, Baltimore and a change in funding plans for renovations to two buildings
at Towson University.
Frostburg State University President Jonathan Gibralter will
present Frostburg State's facilities master plan update. The committee also will
hear information items on a proposed Board of Regents policy on endowment fund
investment objectives and a review of capital improvement contracts. The full
agenda can be accessed at http://www.usmd.edu/regents/agendas/fc090111.html.
The Committee on Economic Development and Technology
Commercialization will convene at 12 noon in the Juan Ramon Jimenez Room (room
2208) of the Stamp Student Union at UMCP. The committee will
hear a presentation by Robert Rosenbaum, president of the Maryland Technology
Development Corporation, and discuss the Montgomery County Bio-Health
Intermediary initiative. It will also discuss next steps on developing an
economic impact statement and survey regarding USM technology commercialization
efforts. The full agenda can be accessed at http://www.usmd.edu/regents/agendas/EDC090111.
Sign language interpreters and/or
appropriate accommodations for eligible individuals with disabilities will be
provided upon request. Please call 301.445.1901 (voice) or 301.314.7683
(TTY/ITT) to make special arrangements.
attendees is available in the adjacent Union Lane Garage. Attendees are asked
to let the parking attendant know they are attending the Board of Regents
directions to UMCP and a campus map, click http://www.transportation.umd.edu/visitor/campusmap.html.
Contact: Mike Lurie