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

Executive Committee

The Morgan State University Board of Regents Executive Committee will hold a meeting on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 7:00 pm via teleconference. The teleconference phone number is 800-786-1922 (Participant Code 2541734). In Public Session, the committee will meet with the express purpose of voting to move into Closed Session. In Closed Session, the Committee will meet to receive an Update on the HBCU Coalition Case, a Litigation Update; and may receive updates on the management services procurement related to the university bookstore; the potential construction and lease of an offsite university bookstore; the potential lease or purchase of a public safety building and to receive counsel under Article §3-305(b)(3)(7)(14) of the Open Meetings Act in accordance with the criteria and process specified by the Board of Regents. The Board 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, 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, February 7, 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 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 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 November 1, 2016 minutes. The Committee will also receive an update on Online Programs; an SGA Update; a Student Affairs Update, an Enrollment Update and in Closed Session under Article §3-305(b)(1) of the Open Meetings Act hear honorary degree recommendations.

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 November 1, 2106 minutes, the Committee will consider the following items: FY-2018 General Fund Allowance Update; the FY-2017 Financial Status Update; FY 2018 Capital Budget; an update on the Pay Compensations Study; and a Collective Bargaining Update. The Committee will also receive updates from Institutional Advancement; Enrollment Management; Facilities Design and Construction Management; and from Research & Economic Development.

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 Article §3-305(b)(1)(3)(7)(8) (14)of the Open Meetings Act. In Closed Session, the Board will receive an update on the HBCU Coalition Case, a Litigation Update, an update on the management services of the university bookstore and the lease or purchase of a public safety building. The Board may reconvene in Public Session at the conclusion of the Closed Session, if necessary.