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| Friday, April 25, 2014

SPECIAL NOTICES:

 

TALK ON "THE MEANING OF (GAY) MARRIAGE": As part of the 2013-2014 Philosophy Speaker Series, EMU welcomes John Corvino on Wednesday, September 25, 5:30 - 7 p.m., in room 310A in the Student Center. In his talk, Corvino, a Wayne State University professor, and author of What's Wrong with Homosexuality? and co-author of Debating Same-Sex Marriage, will explain some of the philosophical debates surrounding the issue and critique the "new natural law" position, increasingly popular among social conservatives. With over a dozen states permitting same-sex marriage, several others considering it, and dozens of others banning it, the issue remains controversial. Yet it also invites some important questions--about the role of the state, the needs of children and the meaning of marriage itself. For questions, please contact Peter Higgins at 487-0419 or email at phiggin1@emich.edu.

 

BOARD OF REGENTS MEETING: The EMU Board of Regents will hold its October board meeting on Tuesday, October 1, at 1:30 p.m., in room 201, Welch Hall. Below is the schedule for the committee meetings. All meetings are in Welch Hall.

  • Educational Policies: 8:30 - 9:15 a.m., Room 205
  • Athletic Affairs: 8:30 - 9:15 a.m., Room 201
  • Faculty Affairs: 9:30 - 10:15 a.m., Room 205
  • Student Affairs: 10:30 - 11:15 a.m., Room 201
  • Finance, Audit and Investment: 11:30 - 12:15 p.m., Room 201

For additional information, please visit the Board of Regents homepage or contact Vicki Reaume at 487-2410 or email vicki.reaume@emich.edu.

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