USM Regents Advancement Committee Meets October 6

Adelphi, Md. (Oct. 4, 2010) -- The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents Advancement Committee will meet at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 6. 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 -- Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 Annual and Campaign Totals; Plans for FY 2011; Significant Gifts;
  • A review of USM institutions' web sites and their work in social media;
  • Presentation by Jennifer Zaslow of Eduventures. Eduventures is a consulting group that conducts research on various higher education issues, including productivity in development. Ms. Zaslow will present research findings on issues such as the number of prospects a development officer can effectively manage and the effect of administrative support on a development officer's productivity.  


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