USM Board of Regents to Meet December 12 at Bowie State University
ADELPHI, Md. (December 8, 2008) - The University
System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents will convene on Friday, December 12, 2008,
on the campus of Bowie State University n(BSU). The public meeting will begin
at 8:30 a.m. in Room 2202 of
the university's Thurgood Marshall Library. An executive session of the board
will follow after the conclusion of the public session.
Action items before the board include:
- Amendment of
Policy on Employment of Members of the Same Family; and Rescission of
Policy II-5.00: Policy on Faculty
Employment of Members of the Same Family;
of Maryland Biotechnology Institute: 2007-2017 Master Plan Update:
- Proposed FY
2009 Contract between the University of Maryland, Baltimore
(UMB) and the University of Maryland Medical
- University of Maryland, Baltimore:
Renewal of System-wide Scientific Supplies Contract;
- New Academic
Program Proposals: B.S. in Bioinformatics at BSU and Masters in Law
(LL.M.) at UMB.
In addition to reports from the councils of university system presidents,
faculty, staff, and students, the board will receive a report from USM
Chancellor William E. Kirwan as well as a report on the textbook affordability
summit held November 25 at University of Maryland, College Park.
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 BSU
and a campus map, visit: http://www.bowiestate.edu/about/visiting.
Contact: John Buettner