Regents' Technology Committee to Meet January 10 at USM Office

January 8, 2003

The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents' Committee on Technology will meet in public session via videoconference on Friday, January 10 at 9 a.m. Compressed video will be available to campuses requesting connections. Video will emanate from the Chancellor's Conference Room in the USM Office, 3300 Metzerott Road in Adelphi, MD.

The Committee will consider several agenda items, including the following:

  • USM PeopleSoft collaboration, with a report from Stan Jakubik, project manager for the USM PeopleSoft implementation
  • Donald Z. Spicer, USM chief information officer, and Suresh Balakrishnan, USM director of information technology planning, will report on the collaborative activities and collective changes to the USM institutional IT Plans 
  • Overview of USM network services, with a report from Paul Petroski, assistant vice president for information technology at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, and chair of the University of Maryland Intercampus Telecommunications System Council
  • Update on the USM Digital Divide Initiative, including a report on the final stage of Phase I, which will be submitted to the state Department of Budget and Management (DBM); with comments from Ron Forsythe, vice president and chief information officer of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Ahmed Elhaggan, vice president and chief information officer for Coppin State College, and William Marable, vice president at Bowie State University
  • Margo Burnett, project manager for the DBM's networkMaryland, will provide an update on networkMaryland, the state's long-distance network
  • Legislative update focusing on technology-related legislation, from Joe Bryce, USM associate vice chancellor for governmental relations

Chris Hart
Phone: 301/445-2739