USM Regents Advancement Committee Meets April 29

Adelphi, Md. (April 26, 2010) - The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents Advancement Committee will meet at 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 29. 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 - Significant Gifts;
  • 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;
  • Internet Giving and the Use of Social Media, including recent USM-sponsored seminars regarding social media;
  • Annual Fund and alumni giving trends.

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.

For directions to the USM office, see

Contact: Mike Lurie
Phone: 301.445.2719