USM Board of Regents Meets October 24
Adelphi, Md. (Oct.
-- The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents at its next meeting will
vote on a proposed policy regarding academic achievement in intercollegiate
athletics and hear several information items, including an educational forum on
the Maryland Collaborative to Reduce College Drinking.
meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. Friday, October 24 in the Atkinson Room of the
Lane University Center at Frostburg State University, 101 Braddock Road,
policy on intercollegiate athletics would require any new contract negotiated
for a coach or athletic director to include a provision prohibiting the payout
of incentive-based compensation where a sport or sports falls below the
appropriate institutional Academic Progress Rate (APR) standard. Other action
items before the board include funding authorization for the fine arts building
renovation at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
information presentation regarding the Maryland Collaborative to Reduce College
Drinking will be led by Joshua Sharfstein, M.D., secretary of the Maryland
Department of Health & Mental Hygiene, and Frostburg State President
Jonathan Gibralter. Other information items include a report on the status of a
memorandum of understanding between multiple institutions that would create the
University of Maryland Institute for Healthcare Innovation.
regents will hear 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 closed session to discuss
personnel, legal, property acquisition, public investment, collective
bargaining, and administrative items that fall under closing guidelines of the
Open Meetings Act. The full agenda, with supporting materials including the
closing statement, can be accessed here.
information and agendas 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.
directions to Frostburg State and a campus map, click here.
Contact: Mike Lurie