Former Governors Ehrlich, Glendening Highlight President’s Panel on May 1

Former Maryland governors Robert L. Ehrlich Jr., JD, and Parris N. Glendening, PhD, MA, will join UMB President Jay A. Perman, MD, for the next President’s Panel on Politics and Policy on May 1 at the SMC Campus Center. The event starts at 8 a.m. with breakfast, followed by the panel discussion from 8:30 to 10 a.m. (Register to attend.)

The panel, titled “The Intersection of Federal Policy and State Priorities,” will be moderated by veteran broadcast journalist Bruce DePuyt, senior reporter for the Maryland Matters website and host of The Bruce DePuyt Show podcast.

The President’s Panel on Politics and Policy was launched after the 2016 presidential election to examine issues important to the UMB community that are likely to be affected by the Trump administration and Congress.

Ehrlich, who served as Maryland governor from 2003 to 2007, is senior counsel in the Government Advocacy and Public Policy practice group at King & Spalding LLP in Washington, D.C. Having served as a governor, U.S. congressman, state legislator, and civil litigator, he counsels clients on government matters, with particular expertise in health care, finance, and economic development. Read more about Ehrlich.

Glendening, who served as Maryland governor from 1995 to 2003, is president of Smart Growth America’s Leadership Institute and the Governors’ Institute on Community Design. In these roles, he speaks across the country and around the world about smart growth, sustainability, global climate change, land conservation, transit-oriented development, and equity. He regularly speaks to environmental advocacy groups, business leaders, and professional organizations. Read more about Glendening.

Here are the event details:

  • When: Tuesday, May 1
  • Where: SMC Campus Center, Elm Ballrooms
  • Breakfast: 8 to 8:30 a.m.
  • Panel discussion: 8:30 to 10 a.m.
  • Registration: Visit this link.

Read more about the President’s Panel on Politics and Policy and previous panels.

Lou CortinaBulletin Board, Education, People, UMB News, University Administration, University LifeApril 27, 20180 comments

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