Board of Regents Meets June 22 at University of Maryland, College Park

ADELPHI, Md. (June 20, 2007) - The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents will convene its summer public meeting on Friday, June 22, 2007, beginning at 8:30 a.m. It will be held in the Orem Alumni Hall of the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center at University of Maryland, College Park.

The board will consider implementation of a new college loan "Code of Conduct" as proposed by the Attorney General of Maryland as well as the system's FY 2009 capital budget request and FY 2009-2013 capital improvement program.

In addition, the meeting will include information reports on:

  • K-16 Update;
  • Annual Report on Intercollegiate Athletics;
  • Minority Achievement Status Report;
  • Retention and Graduation Rates of First-Time, Full-Time Degree-Seeking Undergraduates;
  • FY 2008 Operating Budget Status;
  • Financial Aid FY 2000-2005;
  • FY 2006 Procurement Contracts;
  • Review of Capital Improvement Projects.

The meeting will conclude with reports from the board's audit and institutional assessment committee, effectiveness and efficiency workgroup, and capital campaign workgroup.

To access the full agenda online, visit:

Background information and agendas will be available at the meeting. 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) to make special arrangements.

For driving directions to the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center, visit: Parking will be available in the Stadium Drive garage adjacent to the center. An attendant will be available to direct attendees to parking and the meeting location.

Contact: John Buettner
Phone: 301.445.2719