USM Board of Regents to Hold Annual Retreat

Adelphi, Md. (Oct. 1, 2013) -- The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents will hold its annual retreat on Thursday, October 3 and Friday, October 4 at the Hotel at Arundel Preserve. The hotel is located at 7795 Arundel Mills Boulevard, Hanover, MD.

The retreat begins with a public session at 1 p.m. on Thursday, at which the board will discuss issues affecting financial aid decisions and strategies for using aid to increase degree completion. The board then will vote on a motion to reconvene in closed session.

The public session on Friday will begin at 8:30 a.m. and include a discussion on opportunities presented in higher education by advances in information technology. The public session will end with a board vote on whether to reconvene in closed session.

The full agenda and supporting materials are available at

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.

For driving directions to the Hotel at Arundel Preserve, see

Contact: Mike Lurie
Phone: 301.445.2719