USM Board of Regents Meets December 9

Board to Vote on New Academic Programs, Minor Revision to Exempt Salary Structure

Adelphi, Md. (Dec. 6, 2016) -- The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents at its next meeting will vote on new academic programs and several finance matters.

The public session of the meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. Friday, December 9 in the Student Center, Wiseman Conference Room at Bowie State University. The campus address is 14000 Jericho Park Road, Bowie, MD.

The new academic programs are a B.S. in translational life science technology at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) and a B.S. in homeland security at University of Maryland University College (UMUC).

The board will vote on a revision to the biennial exempt-employee salary structure adjustment for fiscal years 2017 and 2018. Other action items include a vote on the demolition of three structures located on the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) campus at 114-120 N. Greene St.

The regents will hear reports from the councils of university system presidents, faculty, staff and students. At the end of the public meeting, the board will vote on whether to reconvene in closed session to discuss items that fall under categories specifically exempted from public consideration under the Open Meetings Act. These items include various personnel matters, acquisition of real property, collective bargaining, legal matters, and any item requiring consideration in closed session to comply with a specific statutory requirement.

The agenda and supporting materials are available here.

Background information and agendas are available here. 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.

For directions to Bowie State and a campus map, visit here. Signs will direct attendees to parking areas.




Contact: Mike Lurie
Phone: 301.445.2719