Press Release

May 10, 2000

Regents' Advancement Committee to Meet at Towson University May 12

The University System of Maryland Board of Regents' Committee on Advancement will meet on Friday, May 12 at 9 a.m. in the University Union (Rooms 314-315) at Towson University in Towson. The public session will begin immediately after the Committee meets in executive session.

The Committee will review several agenda items, including:

  • Recognition of two new campus-based foundations, as established by the presidents of the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Maryland, Baltimore. The new foundations will operate in accordance with Regents' policy on affiliated foundations.

  • A report on USM fundraising progress and issues associated with advancement by John K. Martin, vice chancellor for advancement.

  • A report on the USM communications plan by Francis Canavan, associate vice chancellor for communications.

  • Legislative relations reports from Coppin State College, Frostburg State University, and the University of Baltimore.

  • Reports on the 2000 legislative session by Frank Komenda, associate vice chancellor for state relations, and on the Fiscal Year 2001 federal budget as well as federal grants and contracts by Paul Sweet, associate vice chancellor for federal relations.

Full agenda and background information 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.


Chris Hart
Phone: 301/445-2739
Pager: 301/507-2316