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Tuesday, November 04, 2008

USM Hosts Textbook Affordability Summit Monday, November 24

SALISBURY, MD---Salisbury University students, faculty and staff are invited to a statewide Textbook Affordability Summit 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Monday, November 24, in the Colony Ballroom of the Stamp Student Union at the University of Maryland College Park.

The summit will include discussion on the rising cost of textbooks and how to reduce costs for students while ensuring the highest quality and most relevant educational information available. Students planning to attend are asked to register in advance at www.usmd.edu/usm/legislative_relations.

The event is sponsored by Chancellor William “Brit” Kirwan and the University System of Maryland Board of Regents, St. Mary’s College, Morgan State University, the Maryland Association of Community Colleges and the Maryland Independent Colleges and Universities Association. For more information call Winnie Frederick at 410-269-5085.



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