USM Board of Regents Meets April 13
Adelphi, Md. (April
10, 2012) -- The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents at its
next meeting will present Regents Awards to faculty members and vote on several
new academic programs. The public session is scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m.
Friday, April 13 in Room 232 of the Lane Center at Frostburg State University.
The Regents Awards are the highest honor presented by the
Board of Regents to exemplary faculty members. Offered in four categories, the
awards honor excellence in teaching; scholarship, research or creative
activities; public service; and mentoring.
New academic program proposals are under consideration at
several USM institutions: the University of Baltimore; Coppin State University;
Frostburg State University; University of Maryland, Baltimore County;
University of Maryland, College Park; and University of Maryland University
In other action, the board will vote on a proposal to
approve room and board charges at USM institutions for fiscal year 2013. It
also will vote on proposed USM enrollment projections, the facilities master
plan for the University of Maryland, College Park, and a proposed $5 million
increase in spending authorization for the Towson Center Arena project.
The regents will hear reports from the councils of
university system presidents, faculty, staff and students. The agenda for the
public meeting and supporting materials are available at http://www.usmd.edu/regents/agendas/fb041312.php.
After the public meeting, the board will meet in executive
Sign language interpreters and/or other appropriate
accommodations for eligible individuals with disabilities will be provided upon
request. Please call 301.445.2756 (voice) or 301.314.7683 (TTY/ITT) for special
arrangements. Parking for attendees is available Performing Arts Center parking
lot. For driving directions to Frostburg State University and a campus map,
Contact: Mike Lurie