Press Release - Regents' Finance Committee, Full Board to Meet August 22-23

August 20, 2002

Regents' Finance Committee, Full Board to Meet Consecutively August 22-23 at Salisbury University

The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents' Committee on Finance will meet in public session on Thursday, August 22 at 2 p.m. in the Worcester Room of the Commons Building at Salisbury University. The following day, the full Board of Regents will meet in public session beginning at 9 a.m. in the Wicomico Room in the Guerreri University Center at Salisbury University.

The Finance Committee will consider the following items on August 22:

  • USM Fiscal Year 2004 schedule of tuition and mandatory fees
  • USM tuition plan for FY 2004-2008
  • USM FY 2004 operating budget request - current services budget
  • Extension of interim Regents' policy granting tuition remission benefits to faculty, staff, and dependent children of Morgan State University and St. Mary's College; and to the faculty and staff at Baltimore City Community College
  • Construction and equipment funding for the Murphy Hall Annex at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES)
  • Increase in funding authorization for Coastal Ecology Teaching and Research Laboratory and the Social Science, Education and Health Sciences Building at UMES
  • Change in scope and funding for Preinkert Fieldhouse modifications and renovations at the Hornbake/McKeldin libraries at the University of Maryland, College Park
  • Cost and scope increase for public/private partnership student housing under development at the University of Maryland, Baltimore
  • Authorization to issue a request for proposal for a public/private partnership for student housing at Salisbury University
  • Financial data report for the fiscal year ended June 30

On August 23, newly appointed USM Chancellor William E. Kirwan will make opening remarks to the full Board of Regents. In addition, the Board will consider the following agenda items:

  • Committee and Advisory Council reports
  • Meeting schedule change
  • Proposed bylaw change designating the September meeting of the Board as the annual meeting, during which time Board officers are elected, the Chancellor makes an annual report, and the Board takes up a proposed calendar of regular meetings for the following year

Full agendas and background information will be available at the meetings. 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.


Francis Canavan
Phone: 301/445-2722