USM Regents Committees on Finance, Economic Development and Technology Commercialization, and Organization and Compensation Meet January 26
Adelphi, Md. (Jan. 24, 2017) -- Three committees of the University
System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents will hold meetings on Thursday, January
26. The meetings will take place at the College Park Marriott & Conference
Center at University of Maryland University College (UMUC), 3501 University
Blvd. East, Adelphi, MD.
First, the Committee
on Organization and Compensation will meet at 8 a.m. in the Chasen Family Room.
In public session, the committee will hear information updates on the USM
consultant study and status reports on presidential search committees and
5-year presidential reviews. The committee will vote on whether to reconvene in
closed session to discuss items specifically exempted in the Open Meetings Act
from public consideration. Those items include personnel matters, collective
bargaining agreements, and pending litigation. The agenda and supporting
materials are available here.
At 10 a.m., the
Committee on Finance will vote publicly in Chesapeake Salon A on whether to
reconvene in closed session to consider items specifically exempted in the Open
Meetings Act from public consideration. Those items are a real property
acquisition and awarding of new contracts for scientific supplies and hardware.
The public session
is scheduled to resume at 10:45 a.m. in the Chesapeake Ballroom. The committee
will vote on an informational presentation of the Coppin State University
facilities master plan. It will also vote on funding authorization for repairs
to Millennium Hall at Towson University and technical amendments to USM Policy
VIII-2.0 on student classification for admission and tuition purposes. The
agenda and supporting materials are available here.
The Committee on
Economic Development and Technology Commercialization will meet at 12:20 p.m.
in the Chesapeake Ballroom. The agenda includes an information item regarding
featured start-up N5 Sensors, Inc., founded by
a former faculty member at University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP). The
company is commercializing high-performance sensors and detectors, utilizing
technology licensed from UMCP. The committee will be briefed on a federal grant to establish the National Institute for
Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL), a cost-shared $70
million agreement with the National Institute of Standards and Technology to
advance U.S. biopharmaceutical manufacturing with UMCP and University of
Maryland, Baltimore as key partners. The full agenda can be found here.
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.
the meetings will be available in UMUC's Inn and Conference Center garage.
Driving directions can be found here.
Contact: Mike Lurie