USM Board of Regents to Meet November 1
Adelphi, Md. (Oct.
-- The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents at its next meeting will
hear an information item regarding an agreement with the Southern Maryland
Higher Education Center (SMHEC) and vote on contract items recently approved by
the Regents Committee on Finance.
public session of the meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. Friday, November 1 at the
Chesapeake Biological Laboratory/Bernie Fowler Lab Conference Room (Rm. 1101)
at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) in
Solomons, MD. The facility is located at 142 Williams Street in Solomons, MD.
the 2013 legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly, $1.5 million in
planning funds was provided to the USM to plan a USM building on the SMHEC campus.
The board will hear an information item on an agreement reached to meet
requirements allowing for release of those planning funds.
items before the board include renovations to facilities at Towson University
and a contract for renewal of scientific supplies at the University of
Maryland, Baltimore. The regents also will hear reports from the councils of
university system presidents, faculty, staff and students.
Rep. Steny Hoyer will offer brief remarks at the end of the public session,
before a signing ceremony on an agreement to construct a USM building at the
board will vote publicly on whether to reconvene in closed session upon the
conclusion of the SMHEC signing ceremony. Background information and the agenda
are available at http://www.usmd.edu/regents/agendas/fb110113.php.
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.
directions to the UMCES Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, see http://www.umces.edu/cbl/directions.
Signage regarding parking will be posted on site.
Contact: Mike Lurie