Presidents, County & State Officials to Unveil Study Showing Wide-ranging
Thursday, August 14,
Powell Convention Center
Presidents from Marylandís 16 community colleges will be joined by Tony Kinkel, executive director of the Maryland Association of Community Colleges, and a variety of county and state officials, in unveiling the findings of a study on the socioeconomic benefits of the stateís community colleges to both taxpayers and students of the colleges.
Among the studyís key findings:
The study is being released in conjunction with the summer meeting of the Maryland Council of Community College Chief Executive Officers and the 2003 Maryland Association of Counties (MACo) summer conference. Among those participating in the briefing will be Marilyn Praisner, the current president of MACo and a county councilmember from Montgomery County; State Delegate Norman Conway, chair of the House Appropriations Capital Budget Subcommittee; and Alan Newberry, the chief executive officer of Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury.
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Media Contact: Steve Simon (Montgomery College), 240-567-7952 (office); 240-461-0333 (cell phone)