Board of Regents' Annual  Retreat

October 4 -  5, 2012

The Hotel at Arundel Preserve, Hanover, MD


Public Session
10:15 - 12:15 p.m. AGB presentation on Board Governance
Rick Legon
President, Association of Governing Boards

AGB Presentation
  • Challenges facing higher education boards
  • Review and feedback on regent survey
  • Qualities of high performing boards
  • Principles for effective governance
Supplemental Documents:
Governance in Spotlight
Leadership Dynamic in Public Colleges & University Systems
Board Responsibility for Institutional Governance
12:15 - 1:00 p.m.Lunch
1:00 - 4:30 p.m.Presentation and discussion on Academic Transformation
       1:00 - 2:30 p.m.William G. Bowen
President Emeritus, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
President Emeritus, Princeton University
Founding Chairman, ITHAKA / JSTOR
Kevin Guthrie
President, ITHAKA
       2:30 - 2:45 p.m.Break
       2:45 - 3:15 p.m.Video: What we're learning from online education
Daphne Koller
Rajeev Motwani Professor, Computer Science Department, Stanford University
       3:15 - 3:45 p.m.USM/ITHAKA partnership to test emerging online learning platform
Rebecca Griffiths, Program Director for Online Learning, ITHAKA
       3:45 - 4:45 p.m.Present activities, future opportunities, next steps
Brit Kirwan, Chancellor