USM Board of Regents to Vote on New Academic Programs, Sexual Misconduct Policy, and Capital Improvement Program

Adelphi, Md. (June 25, 2014) -- The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents at its next meeting will vote on several new academic programs, take action on the USM sexual misconduct policy proposal, and vote on the fiscal year (FY) 2016 capital budget request and FY 2016-2020 capital improvement program.

The committee will meet at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, June 27 in Room 1105 of the University of Maryland University College (UMUC) Inn and Conference Center, 3501 University Blvd. East, Adelphi, MD.

The regents also will hear the Chancellor's annual report and reports from the councils of university system presidents, faculty, staff and students. After the public meeting, the board will vote on whether to reconvene in executive session.

In closed session, the board would discuss issues specifically exempted in the Open Meetings Act from the requirement for public consideration. Those issues include meetings with two USM presidents for their performance review; recommendations for Council of USM Staff recommendations for Regents Staff Awards; consultation with legal counsel regarding pending litigation; and annual performance reviews and salary recommendations for presidents and performance reviews of USM vice chancellors and the chancellor.

The full agenda and supporting materials for the open session and convening closed session document are available here.

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. Driving directions are available here.

Contact: Mike Lurie
Phone: 301.445.2719