USM Board of Regents to Meet October 17 at Coppin State University

ADELPHI, Md. (October 13, 2008) - The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents will convene on Friday, October 17, 2008, at Coppin State University (CSU). The public meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. in Room 509 of the Health and Human Services Building. The meeting will be followed by an executive session of the board at 11:30 a.m.

Information items before the board include:

  • Follow-up on issues in intercollegiate athletics: plans to eradicate negative fund balances at Bowie State University, CSU, and University of Maryland, Baltimore County;
  • Grant from the National Science Foundation for the Minority Student Pipeline Math Science Partnership project;
  • University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute 2007-2017 facilities master plan update;
  • Review of capital improvements projects across the system.

In addition to reports from the councils of university system presidents, faculty, staff, and students, Regent Orlan Johnson will report on recent activities of the committee on organization and compensation; Regent Barry Gossett will report on the committee on advancement; and Regent Michael Gill will report on the technology transfer 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 a campus map, visit:

Contact: John Buettner
Phone: 301.445.2719