USM Board of Regents to Hold Special Meeting November 11

Adelphi, Md. (Nov. 6, 2009) - The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents will hold a special meeting at 2 p.m. Wednesday, November 11 on the second floor of the University of Maryland University College (UMUC) Inn and Conference Center .

The regents will take action regarding a policy on use of campus facilities for films shown purely for entertainment purposes and a resolution regarding UMUC.

The resolution regarding UMUC concerns a recent decision by the Maryland Higher Education Commission that gives UMUC permission to offer its doctoral online concentration in community college administration only to residents outside of Maryland.

After the public meeting, the board will meet in executive session.

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) for special arrangements.

Parking for the meeting will be available in UMUC's Inn and Conference Center garage. For driving directions, visit:

Contact: Mike Lurie
Phone: 301.445.2719