Board of Regents Meets Feb. 15 at University of Maryland University College

ADELPHI, Md. (February 11, 2008) - The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents will convene on Friday, February 15, 2008, at 8:30 a.m. The public meeting will be held at the University of Maryland University College (UMUC) Inn and Conference Center, Room 1123, 3501 University Boulevard East, Adelphi, Maryland. The public meeting will be followed by an executive session of the board at 11:30 a.m.

The meeting will open with reports from USM Chancellor William E. Kirwan and from the councils of university system presidents, faculty, staff, and students. Student Regent Richard Scott and the Maryland Student Climate Coalition will also address the board.

Action items before the board include:

  • Amendments to the Board of Regents' Policy on Student Classification for Admission and Tuition Purposes;
  • New academic programs in engineering at Frostburg State University and environmental science and technology at University of Maryland, College Park;
  • Creation of a board Policy on Debt Management;
  • Trimester pilot program at Towson University.

In addition, the board will receive reports from the Regents' audit and institutional assessment committee, capital campaign work group, and campus safety and security work group.

Click here to access the complete meeting agenda.

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 UMUC Inn and Conference Center, visit: Parking is available in the adjacent garage.

Contact: John Buettner
Phone: 301.445.2719