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 Audit and Institutional Assessment Committee will hold a meeting on August 1, 2014, at 9:00 a.m.  This meeting will take place on the campus of Morgan State University in Baltimore, MD, on the fourth floor of the Earl S. Richardson Library.  The Committee will meet in Public Session for the express purpose of voting to go into Closed Session.  In Closed Session, the Committee will discuss:  1) legal advice regarding Procurement policies and procedures, 2) a Title IX complaint and update, 3) a GESTAR program update, and 4) the Office of Legislative Audit.  These items are specifically exempted from public consideration under Section 10-508 (a) (7) and (8) of the Open Meetings Act. 

The Audit and Institutional Assessment Committee may reconvene in Closed Session in the Beulah M. Davis Special Collection Department, Room 322 at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, to continue its meeting regarding the above items if necessary, prior to the full Board meeting. 


The Morgan State University Board of Regents, as well as its Academic and Student Affairs, and Finance and Facilities Committees, will hold their next regularly scheduled meetings on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, on the campus of Morgan State University in Baltimore, MD, in the Earl S. Richardson Library.  Meetings will take place at the following times:

1.     The  Academic and Student Affairs Committee will meet in Public Session at 9:30 a.m. in the Benjamin A. Quarles Seminar Room 119 for the express purpose of voting to go into Closed Session.  In Closed Session, the Committee will discuss Honorary Degree Candidates as permitted by section 10-508 (a) (2) of the Open Meetings Act.  Following the Closed Session, the Committee will reconvene in Public Session to discuss and/or approve amendments to the Honorary Degree Policy and to receive updates on the following items: 1) Enrollment; 2) Changes to the General Education Curriculum; 3) Online Programs, Enrollment, and Revenue; 4) Student Government Association; and 5) Division of Research and Economic Development.

2.     The Finance and Facilities Committee will meet in Public Session at 9:30 a.m. in the Clarence W. Blount Seminar Room 120 for the express purpose of voting to go into Closed Session.  In Closed Session, the Committee will discuss the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the FOP and Morgan State University as permitted by section 10-508 (a) (9) of the Open Meetings Act.  Following the Closed Session, the Committee will reconvene in Public Session to approve Operating and Capital Budgets for FY2016.  The Committee will receive updates on the following items: 1) Institutional Advancement; 2) FY2014 Operating Closing Summary; 3) FY2015 Revenues and Expenses; 4) a Cost Containment Contingency Plan; 5) Enrollment; 6) Performance Funding; 7) Facilities, Design and Construction; and 8) Division of Research and Economic Development.

3.     The Board of Regents will meet in Public Session at 12:00 noon in the 4th 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 committee will convene in Closed Session to consider items specifically exempted from public consideration under Section 10-508(a) (7) (8) and (9) of the Open Meetings Act.  In Closed Session, the Committee will discuss: 1) Collective Bargaining Agreement between the FOP and Morgan State University; 2) Honorary Degree Candidates; 3) the Office of Legislative Audit; and 4) GESTAR.  The Committee may reconvene in Public Session at the conclusion of the Closed Session, if necessary.