Media Advisory - Regents' Technology Committee to Meet January 31

January 28, 2002

Regents' Technology Committee to Meet January 31 at USM Office

The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents' Committee on Technology will meet in public session on Thursday, January 31 at 9 a.m. in the atrium of the USM Office, 3300 Metzerott Road in Adelphi, MD.

The Committee will consider several agenda items, including:

  • Review of Digital Divide Initiative plans to use one-time funding to purchase computers for qualifying students at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Coppin State College, and Bowie State University, the three USM institutions where the digital divide is most apparent according to a recent Technology Committee survey

  • Strategy for increasing legislative support for the Digital Divide Initiative

  • Funding distribution models for the three institutions in the aforementioned initiative
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