USM Regents Advancement Committee Meets February 4

Adelphi, Md. (Feb. 1, 2010) - The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents Advancement Committee will meet at 10 a.m. on Thursday, February 4. The meeting will be held in the Chancellor's Conference Room in the Elkins Building at the USM headquarters, 3300 Metzerott Road, Adelphi, MD.

 Items before the committee include:

  • Campaign Update - Five-year Assessment and Outlook for FY 2010;
  • A report on the new fundraising initiative, A Matter of Degrees: USM Leading the Way in Degree Completion. The initiative will supplement the $500,000 grant given to USM in honor of Chancellor William E. "Brit" Kirwan's selection for the Carnegie Corporation Academic Leadership Award;
  • A report on the Way2GoMaryland campaign and opportunities to leverage nationwide interest in increased college enrollment and completion;
  • A discussion of accountability regarding use of resources directed to fundraising.


Background materials 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) for special arrangements.

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Contact: Mike Lurie

Phone: 301.445.2719

Contact: Mike Lurie
Phone: 301.445.2719