USM Board of Regents Committees on Finance, Economic Development Meet January 24

Adelphi, Md. (Jan. 22, 2013) -- The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents Committee on Finance at its next meeting will hear a proposal for the construction of a new press box for Bobcat Stadium on the campus of Frostburg State University.

The committee first will publicly announce it is convening in executive session at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 24 in Room 2110 of the University of Maryland University College (UMUC) Inn and Conference Center, 3501 University Blvd. East, Adelphi, MD. The committee is scheduled to meet in public session at 11:30 a.m. in rooms 2101/2103/2105.

Frostburg State University seeks to demolish the existing press box at Bobcat Stadium and construct a replacement facility. Bobcat Stadium, located on the FSU main campus, is used to host numerous sporting events. The current facility is in poor condition and must be brought up to current Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards.

Agenda and supporting materials for the meeting can be accessed at

The USM Board of Regents Committee on Economic Development and Technology Commercialization will publicly announce at noon that it is convening in executive session. The public session is scheduled to begin at 12:45 p.m. in rooms 2100/2102/2104.

The committee will hear three information items. The first item is a presentation regarding entrepreneurship and innovative at comprehensive universities. Secondly, the committee will announce and release a study on the economic impact of the USM conducted by the Jacob France Institute. A two‐page "highlights" document and the full report will be released. Last, the committee will hear an update on recommendations from the Cyber Security Task Force.

To access the full agenda, visit

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 for the meeting will be available in UMUC's Inn and Conference Center garage. For driving directions, visit:

Contact: Mike Lurie
Phone: 301.445.2719