News from around the university.

Kelsey Museum recruiting new docents

The Kelsey Museum of Archaeology at the University of Michigan is recruiting volunteers for its fall Docent Training Class. After training, volunteer docents lead museum tours and continue to meet twice a week with other docents for on-going training. Interested applicants should contact Cathy Person at 734-647-0441, or They can also attend a Docent Open House at 11 a.m. June 17 to meet current docents and learn about their vital role at the Kelsey Museum.

Print Record begins reduced schedule for summer

Beginning with this issue, the print edition of The University Record will publish on a reduced schedule for the summer months. The publication schedule is as follows: May 19, June 9 and 23, July 14 and 28, and Aug. 11. A regular print schedule will resume Sept. 2. The Record will continue to send daily emails and update its website.

Regents meeting May 15

The Board of Regents will have its monthly meeting at 3 p.m. May 15 at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, Michigan Rooms East and West, Fairlane Center South. To offer public comment at the meeting, sign up in advance. Public comments on agenda items will be taken prior to their consideration. Comments on nonagenda items will follow the regular business agenda. People with disabilities who need assistance should contact the Office of the Vice President and Secretary of the University in advance at 734-764-3883. For more about regents meetings, go to

Neubacher Award nominations due June 1

Faculty, staff, students and alumnae/alumni of the university who make significant contributions to improve awareness, access, acceptance and full participation in society for persons with disabilities are eligible for nomination for the 25th Annual James T. Neubacher Award. The nomination deadline is June 1. For more information about Neubacher, the award, on-line nominations and printable nomination forms, go to The award is sponsored by the Council for Disability Concerns, the Office of Institutional Equity and the Office of the President.