USM Board of Regents to Hold Annual Retreat at Hilton Baltimore BWI Airport Hotel, Sept. 27-28

Adelphi, Md. (Sept. 22, 2010) - The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents will hold its annual retreat on Monday, September 27 and Tuesday, September 28 at the Hilton Baltimore BWI Airport Hotel. The hotel is located at 1739 West Nursery Road, Linthicum, Md.

The board will convene and call to order briefly before the public at 4 p.m. Monday. In compliance with the Maryland Open Meetings Act, the board will announce immediately that it is reconvening to closed executive session. The public session will resume at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.

During the public session, the board will hold a discussion of the 2020 USM Strategic Plan. The regents first will discuss the Strategic Plan generally before conducting breakout sessions on such core elements of the plan as achieving the 55 percent college completion goal, serving a more diverse population and the USM as an engine of economic growth.

The regents will meet in executive session after the public session on Tuesday.

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