USM Regents Finance Committee and Committee on Economic Development and Technology Commercialization Meet Nov. 17

Adelphi, Md. (Nov. 15, 2011) -- The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents Committee on Finance will vote on the facilities master plan at Bowie State University and the construction of a public safety building at Towson University.  The committee will also hear a presentation on the USM opening fall enrollments.

The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. on Thursday, November 17 in Room 767 of the Albin O. Kuhn Library at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). The committee will announce that it is reconvening in closed, executive session before the scheduled resumption of the public meeting at 11 a.m. in the open area of the 7th floor.

Background information and the full agenda are available at

At 12:00 noon, the Committee on Economic Development and Technology Commercialization will meet in public session at UMBC, also on the 7th floor of the Albin O. Kuhn Library. The committee will discuss approaches for conducting an economic impact study for the USM as well as tracking the formation of new companies and associated jobs.

The committee also will hear a presentation from Dean G. Anandalingam of the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park on opportunities to strengthen engagement with the state's venture capital community. In addition, the committee will review progress on the Report of the Cyber Security Task Force.

Following the public meeting, the committee will meet in executive session. The agenda and supporting materials are at (see committee listing).

Sign language interpreters and/or appropriate accommodations for eligible individuals with disabilities will be provided upon request. Please call 301.445.1901 (voice) or 301.314.7683 (TTY/ITT) to make special arrangements.

Parking for attendees is available in the Walker Avenue Garage, located off of Hilltop Circle on Walker Avenue. For driving directions to UMBC and a campus map, click



Contact: Mike Lurie
Phone: 301.445.2719