Media Advisory - USM Board of Regents to Meet Oct. 5

October 1, 2001

USM Board of Regents to Meet Oct. 5 at University of Baltimore

The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents will meet in regular session on Friday, October 5 at 1 p.m. in Room 143 of the Thumel Business Center at the University of Baltimore, at the corner of North Charles St. and West Mt. Royal Ave. in Baltimore.

The Board will consider several agenda items, including:

  • Presentation of Board of Regents Staff Awards

  • Policies for students, faculty and staff called to active military duty

  • Report of the USM Biosciences Work Group

  • Report on the revitalization of Coppin State College

  • Report on proposed revisions to the USM's policy on undergraduate admissions, designed to accommodate the transition of Maryland's secondary schools to a proficiency-based system

  • New program proposal for a master of public administration and post-baccalaureate certificate in management from Bowie State University

  • Recommendations on academic programs identified by the Maryland Higher Education Commission as "low productivity"

  • Strategic plans for the USM's Universities at Shady Grove and Hagerstown Education Center

  • USM Information Technology (IT) Strategic Plan

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