USM Board of Regents to Hold Regular Meeting June 21

Baltimore, MD (June 19, 2019) -- The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents at its next meeting will hear an educational forum from the Greater Washington Partnership, vote on new academic program proposals, and hear updates on ongoing USM initiatives.

The public meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, June 21 at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) Horn Point Laboratory, AREL Building, in Cambridge, MD. The address is 2020 Horns Point Road in Cambridge.

Greater Washington Partnership CEO Jason Miller will present an educational forum on the Greater Washington CoLab Initiative. The academic program proposals are a Master of Arts in Dance Education and a Master of Music in Music Pedagogy, both at Towson University; a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry at Bowie State University; and a Master of Science in Cannabis Science and Therapeutics at the University of Maryland, Baltimore.

The board will receive informational updates on the scope of the board’s developing inquiry into the presence of adenovirus in fall 2018 at the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) and from the independent monitoring group charged with reviewing UMCP’s implementation of recommendations from the Walters Report and football commission.

The regents will hear reports from the councils of university system presidents, faculty, staff and students. At the end of the public meeting, the board will vote on whether to reconvene in closed session to discuss items that fall under categories exempted from public consideration under the Open Meetings Act. These items include various personnel matters, acquisition of real property, approval of contracts, and legal matters.

Agendas for Board of Regents meetings are 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
Phone: 301.445.2719