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Regents to meet May 15 at U-M-D

The Board of Regents will hold its monthly meeting May 15 at the Henry Ford Estate on the U-M-Dearborn campus. Public comments will open the meeting at 1:30 p.m. Individuals with disabilities who wish to attend the meeting and need assistance should contact the Office of the Chancellor at (313) 593-5330.

Neubacher Award deadline May 31

The deadline for nominations for the James Neubacher Award is May 31. Each October during Investing in Ability Week, the Neubacher Award is presented to a faculty or staff member, student or alumna/alumnus for significant achievements in any of the following areas: promoting acceptance and awareness of people with disabilities; advocating for the civil rights of people with disabilities; removing barriers to full participation in programs and services by people with disabilities. The award includes a stipend from Office of the President. For more information or nomination forms, visit http://www.umich.edu/~hraa/ability/neubacher.htm.

Subcommittee hearing May 16

President Mary Sue Coleman will testify before the Michigan State Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education at a hearing May 16 at U-M in the Gerald R. Ford Library, Conference Room 132. The event is open to the public.

Members of the subcommittee will hear testimony from Coleman (10-10:30 a.m.), President Irvin Reid, Wayne State (10:30-11 a.m.), President Samuel Kirkpatrick, Eastern Michigan (11-11:30 a.m.), Chancellor Daniel Little, U-M-Dearborn (11:30 a.m.-noon) and Chancellor Juan Mestas, U-M-Flint (noon-12:30 p.m.).

Subcommittee members are senators Michael Goschka, chair (R-Brant), Shirley Johnson, vice-chair (R-Royal Oak), Deborah Cherry, minority vice-chair (D-Burton), Bill Hardiman (R-Kentwood) and Michael Prusi (D-Ishpeming).

New UMCU branch in the Union

The U-M Credit Union (UMCU) opened a new branch April 28 on the lower level of the Michigan Union. The fourth UMCU location in Ann Arbor, and second on campus, the facility is a full-service branch with an automated teller machine and remote teller systems.

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