Finance Committee to Consider FY 2010 Room and Board Charges

ADELPHI, Md. (March 9, 2009)-The Committee on Finance of the University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents will meet Wednesday, March 11, 2009, in the 14th-floor conference room of the Saratoga Office Building, University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB). The public meeting will begin at 11 am. The meeting will be preceded at 10:30 am by an executive session of the committee.

At Wednesday's meeting, the committee will consider a recommendation to increase the typical annual dormitory charge by a range of 1 percent at Frostburg State University to 5 percent at Coppin State University. In addition, the proposed increase in board charges ranges from 1.5 percent at Salisbury University to 7 percent at Frostburg State.

Other items on the agenda include:

  • USM Enrollment Projections: 2009-2018;
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore: Dental Student Clinics Management Contract;
  • University of Maryland, College Park: Renovation of Computer & Space Sciences Building for the Joint Quantum Institute.

Access to the full agenda for the March 11 committee meeting is available here:

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.

UMB's Saratoga Office Building is at 220 N. Arch Street, Baltimore. For a campus map and driving directions, visit:

Contact: Anne Moultrie
Phone: 301.445.2722