Board of Regents to Meet February 7 at UMBC

February 4, 2003

The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents will meet in public session on Friday, February 7 in Room 767 of the Albin O. Kuhn Library at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. The meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m.

The Board will consider several agenda items, including:

  • Capital and operating budgets for Fiscal Year 2004
  • Resolution of appreciation for Calvin Burnett, outgoing president of Coppin State College
  • Review of USM strategic plan
  • Funding for the Riggs Alumni Center at the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP)
  • Funding authorization to improve Research Park Building 1 for UMCP
  • USM deferred compensation plan
  • USM grievance policy for exempt and non-exempt employees
  • USM policy for disclosure of misconduct for exempt and non-exempt employees
  • USM enrollment projections
  • New program proposals, including a bachelor of technical and professional studies from Frostburg State University; a bachelor of science in forensic chemistry from Towson University; a bachelor of arts in community studies and civic engagement, a bachelor of technical and professional studies in simulation and digital entertainment, a master of fine arts in creative writing and publishing arts, and a master of fine arts in integrated design, all from the University of Baltimore; a master of information management and a post-baccalaureate certificate in critical theory, both from the UMCP
  • Community college issues
  • Proposed modification of USM policy on solicitation and acceptance of sponsored projects
  • Proposal to add the title "senior lecturer" to the USM policy on the appointment, rank and tenure of faculty
  • USM Digital Divide Initiative report

The 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