Faculty Benefits, Student Fee Changes on Agenda for April 13th USM Board of Regents Meeting
ADELPHI, Md. (April 9, 2007) - The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of
Regents will convene its spring public meeting on Friday, April 13, 2007, beginning
at 8:30 a.m. It will be held in the Bernie Fowler Lab at the University of
Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES), Chesapeake Biological
Laboratory, Solomons, MD.
In addition to conferring the
2006-2007 Regents' Faculty
Awards, the board will consider the implementation of a new benefits plan
for full-time, non-tenure track instructional faculty as well as room and board
fees for the 2007-2008 academic year.
The meeting will also include
information reports on:
Commission's Accreditations for Frostburg State University (FSU) and Salisbury University (SU);
Periodic Reviews of Academic Programs;
FY 2006 External
Projections for 2007-2016;
Campus Crime Statistics,
Among the action items before
the board are:
Amendment to Nonexempt Staff Employees Salary Structure;
- FY 2008 Out-of-State and Graduate Tuition Rates;
Authorization for the Renovation of Hornbake & McKeldin Libraries at the University of Maryland, College
Contract Renewal for the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC).
The meeting will conclude
with reports from the board's technology transfer workgroup, capital campaign
workgroup, and HBCUs (historically black colleges and universities) and student
To access the full agenda online,
Background information and
agendas will be available at the meeting. 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) to make special arrangements.
For driving directions to the
UMCES Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, visit: http://www.cbl.umces.edu/. Free visitor
parking will be available.
Contact: John Buettner