USM Regents Committees on Finance, Economic Development Meet March 17

Adelphi, Md. (March 14, 2011) -- The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents Committee on Finance and the newly formed Committee on Economic Development and Technology Commercialization will meet on Thursday, March 17, at Towson University.

The Committee on Finance will meet first in executive session at 10 a.m. in the University Union, Chesapeake Rooms 302/303. The public session is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m.

The committee will take action on several items, including a proposal to approve room and board charges at USM institutions for FY 2012. The committee also will take action on proposed enrollment projections and receive a presentation from the University of Maryland, Baltimore on its facilities master plan.

The Committee on Economic Development and Technology Commercialization will convene in public session at 2 p.m. in Chesapeake Room 308 of the University Union. The Board of Regents established this new committee in February 2011.

The committee will discuss several informational items, including proposed theme possibilities for an annual retreat, the establishment of committee goals aligned with the USM 2020 Strategic Plan, and a future presentation regarding patents. After the public meeting, the committee will meet in executive session.

The agenda and supporting materials for both committee meetings can be found at

Sign language interpreters and/or appropriate accommodations for eligible individuals with disabilities will be provided upon request. Please call 301.445.1901 (voice) or 301.314.7683 (TTY/ITT) to make special arrangements.

Parking for attendees is available in the adjacent Lot 20. For driving directions to Towson University and a campus map, click


Contact: Mike Lurie
Phone: 301.445.2719