Media Advisory - Regents' Finance Committee to Host Budget Workshop August 9

August 7, 2001

Regents' Finance Committee to Host Budget Workshop August 9 at USM Office

The Committee on Finance of the University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents will conduct an operating budget workshop for USM presidents and other members of the Board of Regents on Thursday, August 9 beginning at 9 a.m. in the Atrium at the USM Office, 3300 Metzerott Road in Adelphi, MD. The session is open to the public.

A planned presentation will cover the following:

  • USM Strategic Plan

  • Accountability efforts

  • Development of the funding guideline for the USM institutions

  • Proposed Fiscal Year 2003 Current Services Budget and Separate List Request

  • Preliminary Fiscal Year 2003 schedule for tuition and mandatory fees

The meeting is being held in preparation for the Finance Committee's August 23 meeting, at which time it is scheduled to adopt operating budget recommendations and a tuition and fee schedule for consideration by the full Board. The recommendations will be considered by the full Board at its August 24 meeting.

Full agenda and background information 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.

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The University System of Maryland is governed by a 17-member Board of Regents and includes 13 distinct and complementary institutions: Bowie State University; Coppin State College; Frostburg State University; Salisbury State University; Towson University, University of Baltimore; University of Maryland, Baltimore; University of Maryland, Baltimore County; University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute; University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science; University of Maryland, College Park; University of Maryland Eastern Shore; and University of Maryland University College.


Chris Hart
Phone: 301/445-2739