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 previously scheduled Teleconference of the Executive Committee has been rescheduled.  The dates of the Executive Committee 2015 meetings are as follows: March 12th, April 30th, July 30th, October 29th.   These meetings will commence at 7:00 p.m. 

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MSU Board of Regents Board of Regents Meeting

The Morgan State University Board of Regents, as well as its Audit and Institutional Assessment Committee, Academic and Student Affairs Committee, and Finance and Facilities Committee, will hold their next regularly scheduled meetings on Tuesday, February 3, 2015, on the campus of Morgan State University in Baltimore, MD, in the Earl S. Richardson Library.  Meetings will take place at the following specific times/locations:

1. The Audit and Institutional Assessment Committee will meet in Public Session at 8:00 a.m. in the Fourth Floor Boardroom of the Earl S. Richardson Library.  The committee will convene in Public Session to receive a brief report from the President regarding audit issues.  Following a vote to convene in Closed Session, the committee will 1) Receive an update from the President and MSU Internal Auditors regarding ongoing audits; 2) Receive a report from SB & Company; 3) An Internal Audit Progress Report (follow-up on audits, process audits, and consulting services); and 4) Results of recent internal audits and investigations.  These items are specifically exempted from public consideration under Sections 3-305 (b) (7) and (8) of the Open Meetings Act.

2. The Academic and Student Affairs Committee will meet in Public Session at 9:30 a.m. in the Benjamin A. Quarles Seminar Room 119.  After considering the November 3, 2014 minutes, the Committee will vote to go into Closed Session.  In Closed Session, the Committee will consider Honorary Doctorate Degree Candidates for the May 2015 commencement.  Following the Closed Session, the Committee will reconvene into Public Session.  During the Public Session, the Committee will receive the following reports: 1) Division of Research and Economic Development, 2) General Education, 3) Enrollment, 4) Veterans Action Plan, 5) SGA Constitution, 6) Update from Student Government Association President, and 7) Title IX Update.

3. The Finance and Facilities Committee will meet in Public Session at 9:30 a.m. in the Clarence W. Blount Seminar Room 120.  At that time, the committee will consider the following items: 1) Smoke Free Campus Policy; 2) Telework Policy;  3) the Finance and Facilities Committee Minutes of November 3, 2014; 4) Institutional Advancement Update; 4) Tentative FY 2016 Tuition and Fees Increase Consideration; 5) Financial Update (a) FY 2015 Financial Status Update; (b) Governor's FY 2016 Operating Budget Recommendations; and (c) the Governor's FY 2016 Capital Budget Recommendations; 6) Rating Agency Update; 7) Enrollment Update; 8) Facilities Design & Construction Management Update; 9) Research & Economic Development Update; and 10) Tuition Waiver Reporting.

4. 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 Board will vote to convene in Closed Session to consider items specifically exempted from public consideration under Sections 3-305 (b) (7) and (8) of the Open Meetings Act.  In Closed Session, the Board will discuss:  1)May 16, 2015 Honorary Degree Candidates; 2) Resolution - Draft Sexual Misconduct Policy; and 3) Amendment to Policy on Tuition Waiver- Unaccompanied Homeless Youth-Tuition Exemption 4) Reappointment of Special Evaluation Committee 2015 (revised).  The Board may reconvene in Public Session at the conclusion of the Closed Session, if necessary.