The CUSF General Body met on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at the University of Maryland College Park as the 2nd Annual Joint Meeting of CUSF, CUSS and the USM Student Council, hosted by CUSF Chair Joyce Shirazi, CUSS Chair Willie Brown, and USMSC Chair Emmanuel Welsh. UMCP President Wallace D. Loh welcomed the Councils to the campus.

Associate Vice Chancellor PJ Hogan provided a legislative update and Director of Legislative Affairs Andy Clark provided an update on USM advocacy efforts. MHEC Interim Secretary Danette Howard brought greetings from Governor O'Malley. Chancellor Brit Kirwan and Secretary Howard joined the councils for lunch and participated in the remainder of the meeting, and subsequent discussions, which included the UMB/UMCP Potential Merger Study, the USM Budget, and Family Leave.