Board of Regents to Meet September 5 at UMBI's Center of Marine Biotechnology

ADELPHI, Md. (August 29, 2008) - The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents will convene on Friday, September 5, 2008, at the University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute's Center of Marine Biotechnology (COMB) on Baltimore's Inner Harbor. The public meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the center's auditorium.

During the meeting, the board will honor the 2008 recipients of the Board of Regents Staff Awards.

Action items before the board include:

  • Resolution regarding the ballot question of video lottery terminals;
  • By-laws change to establish a new standing committee on advancement.

In addition to reports from the councils of university system presidents, faculty, staff, and students, the Hon. Marvin Mandel will present the report of the regents' campus safety and security workgroup in preparation for adopting a new board policy on campus emergency planning, preparedness, and response.

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 COMB, visit: Pay parking is available in the Pier 5 garage next to COMB on Pratt Street.

Contact: John Buettner
Phone: 301.445.2719