USM Regents Meet June 4 to Vote on Tuition for 2008-2009 Academic Year

Board Education Policy Committee to Convene at 10:30 a.m.

ADELPHI, Md. (May 30, 2008) - The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, June 4, 2008, to vote on tuition and fees for the 2008-2009 academic year. The board will meet in executive session at 9:15 a.m., followed by a public session at 9:35 a.m., on the seventh floor of the Albin O. Kuhn Library, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), Catonsville.

USM's FY 2009 proposed tuition and fee schedule can be accessed by clicking here.

Following the special meeting, the board's committee on education policy will convene its scheduled meeting at 10:30 a.m. Action items before the committee include:

  • New academic program proposals at Coppin State University, Towson University, UMBC, and University of Maryland, College Park;
  • Revision of USM policy on appointment, rank, and tenure of faculty (II-1.00).

In addition, the committee will receive status reports on Salisbury University's SAT-optional admissions pilot program; intercollegiate athletics and NCAA academic progress rates; racial and gender distribution of faculty; and FY 2007 external research funding.

Click here to access the complete meeting agenda.

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.

Parking for attendees will available in UMBC's Walker Avenue Garage. For driving directions to UMBC and a campus map, visit:

Contact: John Buettner
Phone: 301.445.2719