Media Advisory - Board of Regents to Meet October 11

October 9, 2002

Board of Regents to Meet October 11 at UMBI

The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents will meet in regular public session on Friday, October 11 at 9:30 a.m. in the ground floor banquet room of the University of Maryland Biotechnology Center's Columbus Center, 701 E. Pratt St. in Baltimore.
Among the items to be considered by the Board are the following:

  • Board of Regents' annual staff awards 
  • Briefing on state hiring freeze directive
  • Fiscal Year 2004 separate list request
  • Creation of USM policy on leave for disaster service
  • FY 2002 and FY 2003 annual contracts between the University of Maryland,
  • Baltimore (UMB) and the University of Maryland Medical System
  • School as Lender program at the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP)
  • Increase in indirect debt authorization for child care center at UMCP
  • Public/private partnership for student housing on the southwest edge of the UMCP campus
  • Increase in scope and funding authorization for UMCP Gossett Football Team House expansion
  • Renovations to the Inn and Conference Center at University of Maryland University College
  • New program proposals: a post-baccalaureate certificate in women's studies from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County; a post-baccalaureate certificate in family studies from Towson University; and a bachelor's in English for speakers of other languages from Salisbury University
  • Proposed policies on part-time and full-time non-tenure track instructional faculty
  • USM institutional policies on technology fluency
  • Shared governance plan for UMB
  • Report on external funding
  • Approval of fundraising goals for Fiscal Year 2003
  • Agreement between UMB and the alumni association of the University of Maryland Dental School's Baltimore College of Dental Surgery
Full agenda 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