USM Board of Regents to Hold Annual Retreat

Adelphi, Md. (Nov. 20, 2014) -- The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents will hold its annual retreat on Tuesday, November 25 at the Hotel at Arundel Preserve. The hotel is located at 7795 Arundel Mills Boulevard, Hanover, MD.

The retreat begins at 9 a.m. in the Patuxent and Patapsco rooms with a public vote on whether to reconvene in closed session. In closed session, the board would discuss the development of the fiscal year 2016 budget.

At approximately 10 a.m., the board will reconvene in public session for a panel presentation and discussion, "Achieving the 55% College Completion Goal: The Path Forward in an Era of Disruption."

The board also will hear a presentation on national eminence in research and economic prosperity, presented by Dr. James Duderstadt, president emeritus of the University of Michigan. A final panel presentation will discuss efforts by the USM to strengthen its research and innovation mission.

The agenda and supporting materials, including the list of facilitators for the various panel discussions, can be found here.

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. Driving directions to the Hotel at Arundel Preserve can be found here.

Contact: Mike Lurie
Phone: 301.445.2719