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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.


BOR Executive Committee Meeting

The Executive Committee of the Morgan State University Board of Regents will hold a meeting on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. 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 Student Housing, Dorm Inspections and Food Services. Following the updates, the Committee will vote to move into Closed Session. In Closed Session, the Committee will consult with counsel to receive an update on a potential new School of Medicine and an update on the HBCU Coalition Case. These items are specifically exempted from public consideration under Article § 3-305 (b)(3)(4)(7)(8) of the Open Meetings Act. The Committee may reconvene in Public Session at the conclusion of the Closed Session, if necessary.

Board of Regents Meeting

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, August 6, 2019 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 a.m. in the Fourth Floor Boardroom of the Earl S. Richardson Library. The Audit Committee will convene in Public Session and then move to Closed Session to consult with counsel and to obtain legal advice on matters which are specifically exempted from public consideration under § 3-305(b)(7) of the Open Meetings Act. These matters include receiving an update on the progress in implementing the Office of Legislative Audits' recommendations.

2. The Academic and Student Affairs Committee will meet in Public Session at 9:00 a.m. in the Benjamin A. Quarles Seminar Room 119. The Committee will receive updates from Enrollment Management, Athletics, Academic Outreach and Engagement, and Student Affairs. The Committee will also consider the May 7, 2019 minutes, and review the Performance Accountability Report, the Department Chair Policy, the Gender and Sexual-Based Harassment and Violence Policy, and then move to Closed Session to receive an update on the Proposed Coalition Degree Programs, a mater specifically exempted from public consideration under § 3-305(b)(7) of the Open Meetings Act.

3. The Finance and Facilities Committee will meet in Public Session at 9:00 a.m. in the Clarence W. Blount Seminar Room 120. The Committee will receive updates from Facilities, Design and Construction Management; the Division of Research and Economic Development; the Division of Institutional Advancement; the Division of Enrollment Management and Student Success, and updates on the following subject matters: Online Programs Outsourcing, Food Services, FY 2019 Operating Closing Summary, FY 2020 Operating Budget Overview, FY 2021 Preliminary Operating Budget and FY 2021 Capital Budget Request. The Committee will also consider the May 7, 2019 minutes, and review the Gender and Sexual-Based Harassment and Violence Policy, Adjustments to the Non-Exempt Salary Structure, the Amended Definition of Confidential Employees, and the MEDCO Housing Agreement.

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, consider the minutes of May 7, 2019, and hear 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 § 3-305(b)(1)(3)(4)(7)(8) of the Open Meetings Act. In Closed Session, the Board will review amendments to the Board of Regents By-Laws, receive an update from the Evaluation Committee, a Litigation Update and EEO Report, an update on a potential new School of Medicine, an update on the Northwood Project, and an update on the HBCU Coalition Case. The Board may reconvene in Public Session at the conclusion of the Closed Session, if necessary.