USM Board of Regents to Meet September 20

Adelphi, Md. (Sept. 17, 2013) -- The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents at its next meeting will present the annual Regents Staff Awards and vote on several items recently approved by the Committee on Finance.

The public session is scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m. Friday, September 20 in the Atrium of the Adele H. Stamp Student Union at the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP).

As an information item, the board will acknowledge USM staff who received the annual USM Regents Staff Awards. These honorees from various USM institutions will be recognized during a separate morning reception before the public meeting.

The board will vote on a resolution to spend USM cash balances on revenue-bond authorized projects; a lease extension at the Laboratory for Physical Sciences at the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP); and consulting services for the implementation of the Kuali Financial System at UMCP. Among the additional information items is a report on the Coppin State University Implementation Plan.

The regents will hear reports from the councils of university system presidents, faculty, staff and students. The full agenda, with supporting materials, can be accessed at

After the public meeting, the board will vote on whether to reconvene in closed session. If that vote is approved, the board in closed session will consider executive function items and items exempted from consideration in open session under the Open Meetings Act.

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) for special arrangements.

Parking for attendees is available in the adjacent Union Lane Garage. Attendees are asked to let the parking attendant know that they are attending the Board of Regents meeting.

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Contact: Mike Lurie
Phone: 301.445.2719