USM Regents Finance Committee to Hold Capital Budget Workshop May 21

Adelphi, Md. (May 17, 2013) -- The Committee on Finance of the University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents will hold its annual capital budget workshop on Tuesday, May 21 to review and discuss strategic goals and priorities for the system's capital improvement program.

The meeting will be held in the multi-purpose room of the Christopher Columbus Center, 710 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. with a public vote on whether to reconvene in closed executive session. The public session is scheduled to resume at 11:50 a.m.

The committee is scheduled to adjourn around noon for a short lunch break before resuming the public meeting at 1 p.m. In addition to members of the full Board of Regents, the presidents of the system's 12 institutions will participate. The workshop will help prepare the finance committee for its meeting on June 18, during which it will consider capital budget recommendations to present to the full board at its meeting scheduled for June 21. The meeting is anticipated to last until 3:30 p.m.

Agendas and related materials for Board of Regents meetings are made available at

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. Parking is available in a number of public garages near the Center, all visible from Pratt Street.


Contact: Mike Lurie
Phone: 301.445.2719