Kirwan Unveils Framework for USM 4-Year Business Plan


William E. Kirwan, chancellor of the University System of Maryland, presented the framework for a system four-year business plan at the August 25, 2005, meeting of the Committee on Finance, USM Board of Regents. The overall goal is to achieve continuity and predictability in funding for the state's public higher education system.

In his presentation to the committee, Kirwan emphasized that the proposed framework is based on the university system's commitment to address enrollment growth and ensure quality, moderate tuition increases, diversify fiscal resources, and help the state meet critical workforce needs.

At the meeting, the committee authorized Kirwan to proceed with the development of the detailed plan for presentation at a future meeting. To access Kirwan's August 25 presentation, click here.

Contact: Anne Moultrie