USM Board of Regents Meets on Friday, September 18

Baltimore, Md. (Sept. 17, 2020) – The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents will meet at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, September 18. Access to the meeting is via livestream at the following link:

Due to the COVID-19-related restrictions on gatherings currently in effect, members of the public who wish to comment during the public comment period of the meeting are asked to email their comments in advance of the meeting to the following email address:

The board will recognize the nine winners of the 2020 Regents Staff Awards.

Laurie Locascio, vice president for research for the MPower collaboration between the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) and University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), will present the educational forum. She will discuss the USM COVID-19 Research & Innovation Task Force, which she chairs. The regents will hear reports from the councils of university system presidents, faculty, staff, and students.

The final item of the public session will be a board vote on whether to reconvene in closed session to discuss items exempted from public consideration under the Open Meetings Act. These items include scheduling of multi-year reviews of USM presidents; awarding of new contracts for ERP services and IT networking hardware and software maintenance; a specific personnel employment agreement; and development of the proposed fiscal year 2022 operating budget submission and potential adjustments to the submission.

Agendas and supporting materials for Board of Regents committee meetings are here.


Contact: Mike Lurie
Phone: 301.445.2719