USM Board of Regents to Hold Annual Retreat

Adelphi, Md. (Oct. 21, 2015) -- The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents will hold its annual retreat on Friday, October 23 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel. The hotel is located at 700 Aliceanna Street, Baltimore, MD.

The retreat begins at 8 a.m. in Dover Rooms A and B with a public vote on whether to reconvene in closed session. In closed session, the board would discuss matters that fall under the guidelines of the Open Meetings Act. Those matters are USM Office organization, staffing, and other administrative issues; Board of Regents organization, meeting formats and process for Board of Regents policy review; and development of the fiscal year 2017 operating and capital budgets.

At approximately 10:15 a.m., the board will reconvene in public session for several informational discussions, including equity in campus funding and updates on the USM's Effectiveness and Efficiency 2.0 initiative. The afternoon session includes a discussion on USM strategic plan updates.

The agenda and supporting materials can be found here.

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. Maps and transportation information for the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel can be found here.

Contact: Mike Lurie
Phone: 301.445.2719