USM Board of Regents Meets June 10
to Include Presentation of Chancellor's Annual Report, Vote on FY 2017
Adelphi, Md. (June 8,
2016) -- The University System of
Maryland Board of Regents at its next meeting will hear a presentation of the
Chancellor's Annual Report and will vote on the proposed fiscal year 2017
The public meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, June
10 at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) Horn
Point Laboratory, Cambridge, MD, in the George B. Todd Interactive Video
Network Room. The address is 2020 Horns Point Road in Cambridge.
The board also will vote on two new academic programs: a
M.S. in palliative care at the University of Maryland, Baltimore and a B.A. in public
policy at the University of Maryland, College Park.
The regents will hear reports from the councils of
university system presidents, faculty, staff and students and several
information items, including an update on progress of financial aid recommendations
first developed in 2014.
The board will vote at the end of its public agenda on
whether to reconvene in closed session to discuss items that fall under the
closing guidelines of the Open Meetings Act. These items include meetings with
two presidents as part of their performance reviews; consideration of a request
by an institution to rename a building after an individual; briefing on
legislative audit matters that are ongoing and, therefore, confidential;
discussion of investigative matters which may lead to criminal prosecution;
proposed FY 18 Capital Budget submission; an administrative matter relating to
an RFP for a study of presidential compensation; annual reviews of USM
presidents, Chancellor and USM senior staff; approval of USM presidents' and
Chancellor's compensation for FY2017; and a report from an assistant attorney general
on the status of ongoing litigation.
The full agenda, with supporting materials including the
Reconvene to Closed Session statement, can be accessed here.
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.
Driving directions are available here.
Contact: Mike Lurie