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

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The Morgan State University Board of Regents, 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 2, 2017 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 to receive an Update on the Three-Year Audit Plan. The committee will then move 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) of the Open Meetings Act. These matters include receiving an update on the Results of Follow-up Audits and Investigations.

2. The Academic and Student Affairs Committee will meet in Public Session at 10:00 am in the Benjamin A. Quarles Seminar Room 119. During the Public Session the Committee will consider the approval the February 7, 2017 minutes and consider the review and approval of several policies. The Committee will also receive an SGA Update; a Student Affairs Update, and an Enrollment Update. Following the Public Session, the Committee will vote to move into Closed Session under Article §3-305(b)(1) of the Open Meetings Act to receive candidate recommendations for the student regent for the coming year.

3. The Finance and Facilities Committee will meet in Public Session at 10:00 am in the Clarence W. Blount Seminar Room 120. After considering the February 7, 2017 minutes, the Committee will consider the following items: an FY-2017 Financial Status Update; the FY 2019 Capital Budget Request; the Standard and Poor's Annual Review Update; and an amendment to the Residency Policy. The Committee will also receive updates from Institutional Advancement; Enrollment Management; Facilities Design and Construction Management; and from Research & Economic Development. Following the Public Session, the committee will vote to move into Closed Session Article §3-305(b)(7)(14) of the Open Meetings Act to receive an Update on the Outsourcing of the University Bookstore.

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, a report and the proposed slate of officers from the Nominating Committee, 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 Article §3-305(b)(1)(3)(7)(8) (14)of the Open Meetings Act. In Closed Session, the Board will receive a Litigation Update, an Update on the Outsourcing of the University Bookstore, an EEO Report, an Update on the NCAA Matter and to receive candidate recommendations for the student regent for the coming year. The Board may reconvene in Public Session at the conclusion of the Closed Session, if necessary.