Regents Meet at University of Maryland Eastern Shore, October 19

ADELPHI, Md. (October 16, 2007) - The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents will convene its October public meeting on Friday, October 19, 2007, at 8:30 a.m. The meeting will be held in Rooms 1112-1116 of the Richard A. Henson Center on the campus of University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES), UMES Boulevard (Maryland Route 822), Princess Anne, MD. The public meeting will be followed by an executive session of the board at 11 a.m.

Action items before the board include:

  • Proposal for a Master of Landscape Architecture program at University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP);
  • Report and recommendations of the PreK-16 English Composition Task Force;
  • Creation of a School of Management Science and Economics at Coppin State University;
  • Increase authorization for renovation of three sorority houses at UMCP.

The board will also receive updates on the Middle States accreditation of University of Maryland, Baltimore County; NCAA academic progress rates at UMCP and UMES; and the status of capital improvement projects across the system.

The meeting will include reports from USM Chancellor William E. Kirwan, the Regents' capital campaign workgroup, and the councils of university system presidents, faculty, staff, and students.

Click here to access the full meeting agenda online.

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 UMES and a campus map, visit:

Contact: John Buettner
Phone: 301.445.2719