Textbook Affordability Summit Set for November 24; Register Online

ADELPHI, Md. (November 3, 2008) - University System of Maryland (USM) Chancellor William E. Kirwan and the Board of Regents--joined by St. Mary's College of Maryland, Morgan State University, the Maryland Association of Community Colleges, and the Maryland Independent Colleges and Universities Association--will host a summit to address the rising costs of textbooks and to explore ways to reduce costs while ensuring the highest quality and most relevant information available.

Date: Monday, November 24, 2008

Location: Colony Ballroom, Stamp Student Union, University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP)

Time: 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

The forum is open to college students, student organizations, university faculty, and staff. Seating is limited and advance registration is required.

Please register online at http://www.usmd.edu/usm/legislative_relations/, or call 410-269-5085 for more information.

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Contact: John Buettner
Phone: 301.445.2719
Email: jbuettner@usmd.edu