Adelphi, Md. (Oct. 3, 2012) -- The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents will hold its annual public retreat on Friday, October 5 at the Hotel at Arundel Preserve. The retreat begins at 10:15 a.m. The hotel is located at 7795 Arundel Mills Boulevard, Hanover, MD.
The board's retreat will include a presentation on board governance by the Association of Governing Boards (AGB), facilitated by AGB President Rick Legon.
Another session will focus on academic transformation and the impact of online learning platforms. Participants will include William G. Bowen, president emeritus of Princeton University and founding chairman of ITHAKA, a non-profit organization that helps the academic community use digital technologies to advance research and teaching in sustainable ways.
The full agenda is available at http://www.usmd.edu/regents/agendas/fb100412.php. Sign language interpreters and/or other appropriate accommodations for eligible individuals with disabilities will be provided upon request. Please call 301.445.2756 (voice) or 301.314.7683 (TTY/ITT) for special arrangements.
Before the public session, the board will meet in closed, executive session at 8:30 a.m.
For driving directions to the Hotel at Arundel Preserve, see http://www.thehotelarundel.com/neighborhood/location-map-directions.
Contact: Mike Lurie