Morgan State University Board of Regents

Morgan State University is governed by the Board of Regents, a 15 member board, as established under Title 14 of the Education Article, Annotated Code of Maryland. The Governor of Maryland appoints Board members for six-year terms, except for the student regent who is appointed for a one-year term. The Board appoints the University President, who serves at the pleasure of the Board. The Board also sets admission standards, review and approves university policies, budgets, and establishes the regulatory framework within which the individual units operate. 


PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT

The Morgan State University Board of Regents Executive Committee will hold a meeting on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 7:00 pm via teleconference.  The teleconference phone number is 800-786-1922 (Participant Code 2541734).  The committee will meet in Public Session to receive an Update on the Protests as they Relate to Morgan State University and on The Findings of the Open Meetings Compliance Board. After which, the committee will vote to go into Closed Session.  In Closed Session, the Committee will meet to receive legal advice regarding an update on the Coalition Lawsuit and on results of recent internal audits and investigations.  These items are specifically exempted from public consideration under section 3-305(b)(7)(8)(12) of the Open Meetings Act.  The Committee may reconvene in public Session at the conclusion of the Closed Session, if necessary.

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The Morgan State University Board of Regents, as well as the Audit and Institutional Assessment Committee, the Academic and Student Affairs Committee and the Finance and Facilities Committee will hold their next regularly scheduled meetings on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 on the campus of Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland in the Earl S. Richardson Library.  Meetings will take place at the following specific times and locations.

1. The Audit and Institutional Assessment Committee will meet in Public Session at 8:30 am in the Fourth Floor Boardroom of the Earl S. Richardson Library.  The Audit Committee will convene in Public Session with the express purpose of moving to Closed session to consult with counsel and to obtain legal advice on matters which are specifically exempted from public consideration under Article § 3-305(b)(7)(8)(12) of the Open Meetings Act These matters include receiving an update on the Results of ongoing Audits and Investigations. 

2. The Academic and Student Affairs Committee will meet in Public Session at 9:30 am in the Benjamin A. Quarles Seminar Room 119. After considering the February 3, 2015 minutes and a review of new academic programs, the committee will vote to convene in Closed Session to consider items specifically exempted from public consideration under Sections 3-305(b) (1)(2)(7) of the Open Meetings Act.  This includes the Review of Recommendations of Student Regent Candidates and a Potential Program Naming Opportunity. Following the Closed Session, the Committee will reconvene into Public Session.  During the Public Session, the Committee will receive the following reports: An update on online programs, Admissions and Recruitment Initiatives; The Fall 2015 Enrollment Update, A report from the Division of Economic Development; the Introduction of the New SGA President; SGA Updates; the Status of the SGA Constitution; a Student Showcase, The Robert McDonald Cadet Leadership Conference Update; the ESL Program Report and a Title IX Update. 

3. The Finance and Facilities Committee will meet in Public Session at 9:30 am in the Clarence W. Blount Seminar Room 120.  At that time, the committee will consider the following items: FY 2016 Tuition and Fee Increase Recommendations, FY 2017 Capital Budget Request, and a Revision to the Policy on Student Residency Classification for Admission and Tuition Purposes.  Following the Public Session, the Board will vote to convene in Closed Session to consider items specifically exempted from public consideration under Sections 3-305(b) (7)(8)of the Open Meetings Act.  In Closed Session the Board will discuss the Extension of the Marble Hall Lease. Following the Closed Session, the Committee will reconvene into Public Session. During the Public Session the Committee will receive an updates on Institutional Advancement, a Financial Update to include FY 2015 Financial Status; FY 2016 Legislative Decisions; Admissions and Recruitment Initiatives; Facilities Design and Construction Management Updates; and the Research & Economic Development Update. 

4. The Board of Regents will meet in Public session at 12:00 noon in the Fourth Floor Boardroom of the Earl S. Richardson Library to receive and discuss items listed above from the standing committees as well as any new business.  Following the Public Session, the Board will vote to convene in Closed Session to consider items specifically exempted from public consideration under Sections 3-305(b) (1)(7)(8) of the Open Meetings Act.  In Closed Session the Board will discuss Nominations of Board Officers and the Evaluation of the President. The Board may reconvene in Public Session at the conclusion of the Closed Session, if necessary.