Regents' Finance Committee Meets February 13 to Review Capital Improvement Projects and Requests

ADELPHI, Md. (February 7, 2007) - The Committee on Finance of the University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents will meet Tuesday, February 13, 2007, to discuss the system's FY 2008 operating and capital budget requests and to consider capital improvement requests for two projects at the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP). The public session of the meeting will begin at 2:30 p.m. in the Minnegan Room of the Johnny Unitas Stadium Field House, Towson University, Towson, MD.

Items on the committee's agenda include:

  • Discussion of FY 2008 USM operating and capital budgets;
  • Increase authorization for the conversion of UMCP's Cole Student Activities Building swimming pool;
  • Request authorization for UMCP's north campus storm water drainage improvements;
  • Report on USM's Minority Business Enterprise activity;
  • Review of USM capital improvement projects.

To access the full agenda online, visit:

Background information and agendas will be available at the meeting. 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.

Free parking for attendees will available in Lot 20 across from the entrance to the stadium on Auburn Drive. For driving directions to Towson University and a campus map, visit:

The public meeting will be preceded by a closed executive session of the committee convening at 1 p.m. and followed by another closed executive session beginning approximately at 3 p.m.

Contact: John Buettner
Phone: 301.445.2719