USM Board of Regents Meets April 12

Adelphi, Md. (April 10, 2013) -- The University System Board of Regents at its next meeting will present Regents Awards to faculty members and vote on several new academic programs.

The public session will begin at 9 a.m. on Friday, April 12. The board will meet in the Hilda and Michael Bogomolny Room (5th floor) of the Student Center at the University of Baltimore (UB), 21 W. Mt. Royal Avenue, Baltimore, Md.

The Regents Awards are the highest honor presented by the Board of Regents to exemplary faculty members. Offered in four categories, the awards honor excellence in teaching; scholarship, research or creative activities; public service; and mentoring.

New academic program proposals are under consideration at Frostburg State, Salisbury University, and UB. In other action, the board will vote on self-support charges and fees for fiscal year 2014 and hear brief summaries of information items presented at earlier board committee meetings.

The regents will hear reports from the councils of university system presidents, faculty, staff and students. Background information and the full agenda are available at

At the end of the session, the board will vote publicly on whether to reconvene in closed, executive session.

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.

Information about directions and parking options in the UB campus area can be found at


Contact: Mike Lurie
Phone: 301.445.2719