USM Board of Regents to Meet December 2

Adelphi, Md. (Nov. 29, 2011) -- The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents at its next meeting will vote on the facilities master plan at Bowie State University and proposals for new academic programs at Coppin State University and the University of Baltimore.

The public session is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. Friday, December 2 in the President's Board Room, 14th floor of the Saratoga Office Building at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. The building is located at 220 North Arch Street, Baltimore, MD 21201.

The Bowie State facilities master plan update addresses aspirations of the university as it manages higher enrollment projections and growing facilities needs. The academic programs under consideration are a proposed B.A./B.S. in geography (Coppin State)  and a master of science in innovation management and technology commercialization (University of Baltimore).

The regents will hear reports from the councils of university system presidents, faculty, staff and students. The full agenda, with supporting materials, can be accessed at After the public meeting, the board will meet in executive session.

 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) for special arrangements.

Parking is available in the Saratoga Garage, also located at 220 North Arch Street in Baltimore. For driving directions to UMB and a campus map, click on

Contact: Mike Lurie
Phone: 301.445.2719