USM Regents Committees on Organization and Compensation, Finance Meet October 3; Special Meeting of Board of Regents to Follow via Conference Call
Adelphi, Md. (Sept. 29, 2017) -- The University System of Maryland (USM)
Board of Regents Committee on Organization and Compensation will meet at 8:30
a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 3.
The meeting will
take place on the 14th floor of the Saratoga Office Building at the
University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), in Conference Room 03-117. The
building is located at 220 North Arch Street in Baltimore, Md.
committee will meet in public session and hear an information item regarding
data on tenure by institution. The committee also will vote on a proposed work
plan connected to the report on executive compensation and governance. As a
final public agenda item, the committee will vote on whether to reconvene in
closed session. In closed session, the committee would discuss items
specifically exempted in the Open Meetings Act from public consideration.
are an update on ongoing collective bargaining negotiations and a five-year
performance review of a USM president. The agenda and supporting
materials are here.
The Committee on Finance will meet at 10:30 a.m. The committee will
vote publicly on whether to reconvene in closed session to discuss items
specifically exempted in the Open Meetings Act from public consideration. Those
items are an acquisition of property in the City of Baltimore; awarding of two
new energy performance contracts; and consideration of the investment of the
USM Common Trust Fund.
The committee is scheduled
to reconvene in public session at 11:15 a.m. The committee will vote on a
resolution to provide a waiver of the 12-month requirement for Maryland
residency for tuition purposes for any Amazon.com Inc. employee (and their
spouses and children) who move(s) to Maryland to work for the company, should
Amazon's second headquarters be established in the state. The agenda and
supporting items are here.
Should the Committee on
Finance approve the tuition-waiver proposal connected to Amazon, there will be
a special meeting of the full board by conference call at 5 p.m. at which the
full board will vote on the measure. The public can access the conference call in
Room G025 at the USM headquarters, 701 E. Pratt St. in Baltimore, Md. The
agenda is here.
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
is available in the Saratoga Garage, also located at 220 North Arch Street in
Baltimore. For driving directions to UMB and information about the UMB campus, see the UMB web site at www.umaryland.edu.
Contact: Mike Lurie