Board of Regents Meets September 7th at the Universities at Shady Grove

ADELPHI, Md. (September 4, 2007) - The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents will convene its September public meeting on Friday, September 7, 2007, at 8:30 a.m. The meeting will be held in the Germantown Room of Building II at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG), 9630 Gudelsky Drive, Rockville, MD. The board will honor the recipients of the annual Board of Regents Staff Awards during the meeting.

The meeting will include information reports from USM Chancellor William E. Kirwan and from the councils of university system presidents, faculty, staff, and students. The board will also hear a report on the Governor's Commission on Climate Change from Donald Boesch, president of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES).

In addition, the board will consider action on an auxiliary facility and tuition revenue bond resolution to finance system-funded capital projects. The meeting will conclude with a tour of the SG III, the newly opened 192,000-square-foot educational facility which incorporates "green" design and effectively triples USG's student capacity.

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.

For driving directions to USG, visit: Parking for attendees will be available in Lot 4.

Contact: John Buettner
Phone: 301.445.2719