USM Board of Regents Committees on Finance, Economic Development Meet June 19

Adelphi, Md. (June 15, 2012) -- The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents Committee on Finance at its next meeting will vote on several items, including the fiscal year (FY) 2014 capital budget request and the FY 2013 System-funded construction program request.

The meeting will be held at 10 a.m. on June 19 in the Library Conference and Special Collections rooms of the Thurgood Marshall Library (2nd floor) at Bowie State University, located at 14000 Jericho Park Road, Bowie, MD.  After a public call to order, the committee will vote on convening in executive session. The public session is scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m.

The finance committee's capital budget recommendations will be presented to the full board at its meeting scheduled for June 22. Last month, the committee held its annual capital budget workshop to review and discuss strategic goals and priorities for the system's capital improvement program. The presidents of the system's 12 institutions participated.

Other action items include an amendment to the board policy regarding non-discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and proposals to improve parental leave and other family supports for faculty and staff. Background information and the full agenda are available at

After the meeting of the Committee on Finance, the Committee on Economic Development and Technology Commercialization will have a public call to order at 12 Noon before a vote on convening in executive session. The public session is scheduled to begin at 12:45 p.m.

The committee will discuss several information items, including the Invest Maryland program, USM engagement with the venture capital community and highlights of committee initiatives. The full agenda and supporting materials are available at

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.

For directions to Bowie State and a campus map, visit Parking for the meeting is available in Lot C.


Contact: Mike Lurie
Phone: 301.445.2719