Media Advisory - Regents' Technology Committee to Meet November 15

November 12, 2002

Regents' Technology Committee to Meet November 15 at USM Office

The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents' Committee on Technology will meet in public session on Friday, November 15 at 9 a.m. in the Chancellor's Conference Room at the USM Office, 3300 Metzerott Road in Adelphi, MD.

The Committee will consider the following agenda items:

  • Update on USM implementation of new administrative systems from PeopleSoft

  • Overview of USM UMATS network services, including partnership agreements for Internet 2 implementation

  • Update on the Committee's Digital Divide Initiative

  • Introduction of the state Department of Budget and Management's networkMaryland telecommunications service, followed by a discussion on whether the USM could benefit from the network

  • Update on proposed technology-related state legislation

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.

Chris Hart
Phone: 301/445-2739