Board of Regents to Meet April 11 at University System of Maryland at Hagerstown
Board to Confer Annual Regents'
ADELPHI, Md. (April 4, 2008) - The University
System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents will convene on Friday, April 11, 2008,
at the USM Hagerstown (USMH) regional higher education center, 32 W. Washington Street,
Hagerstown, Maryland. The public meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the lobby of
the Hagerstown center. The
board will convene in executive session at 11:30
During the meeting, the board will confer the annual Regents'
Awards. Seventeen USM educators and researchers will be honored for
their accomplishments in the areas of research, scholarship, and
creative activity; teaching; public service; mentoring; and
Action items before the board include:
- Board of
Regents statement of guidance on the development of graduate programs
concerning the environment;
- New academic
program proposals for a B.S. in information technology and B.S. in nursing
at Frostburg State University; and a M.S.
and Ph.D. in environmental science and technology at the University of Maryland, College
charges and fees for FY 2009;
2008-2017 enrollment projections;
amendment to exempt staff employees salary structures.
In addition to reports from USM Chancellor William E. Kirwan and from
the councils of university system presidents, faculty, staff, and students, the
board will receive reports from the Regents' audit and institutional assessment
committee; effectiveness and efficiency work group; 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 and
parking information for USMH, visit: http://hagerstown.usmd.edu/about.aspx?details=directions.
Contact: John Buettner