Board of Regents to Hold Annual Retreat at the Sheraton Columbia Hotel, September 15-16
ADELPHI, Md. (September 12, 2008) - The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of
Regents will hold its annual retreat on Monday, September 15, and Tuesday,
September 16, 2008, at the Sheraton Columbia Hotel, 10207 Wincopin Circle,
Monday's public sessions will
be held from 8:30
a.m.-11:15 a.m. and 12:40 p.m.-5:20 p.m. The morning session will review:
Plan Dashboard Assessments;
and fiscal trends affecting the system;
William E. Kirwan's five key system-wide initiatives: closing the achievement
gap; environmental sustainability; STEM and economic competitiveness; the
Maryland Course Redesign Initiative; and USM's federated capital campaign;
FY 2010 operating
USM presidents will present
their top institutional strategic objectives to the regents on Monday afternoon
and on Tuesday morning, 8:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Background information and agendas will be available
at the meeting.
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) to make special arrangements.
For driving directions to the
Sheraton Columbia Hotel, visit: http://www.sheratoncolumbia.com/.
Contact: John Buettner