USM Board of Regents to Hold Annual Retreat at Hilton Baltimore BWI Airport Hotel Oct. 6

Retreat Follows Meeting of Committee on Finance

 Adelphi, Md. (Oct. 3, 2011) -- The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents will hold its annual retreat on Thursday, October 6 at the Hilton Baltimore BWI Airport Hotel. The public session of the retreat begins at 1:30 p.m. The hotel is located at 1739 West Nursery Road, Linthicum, Md.

Before the retreat begins, the board's Committee on Finance will meet in public session at 11:15 a.m. at the same location, convening in the hotel's Concourse A. The committee will hear an informational presentation of the facilities master plan update for Bowie State University and vote on the facilities master plan update for Frostburg State University. Following the public meeting, the committee will convene in executive session.

The Board of Regents annual retreat will include a panel discussion regarding the state of Maryland's three-year fiscal outlook. The board and USM presidents also will discuss current implementations of the USM 2020 Strategic plan, approved in December 2010, and Strategic Plan priorities for the next three years.

On Friday, October 7, the board will announce it is closing the annual retreat by reconvening in closed, executive session.

Agendas will be available at 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