Media Advisory 09-013
CANCELED: National Science Foundation Budget Request Briefing on May 7, 2009
May 5, 2009
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has canceled its FY 2010 budget request briefing scheduled for May 7, 2009. The event will not be rescheduled.
The agency anticipates being able to provide further details about the FY 2010 budget request late next week.
NSF regrets any inconvenience caused by this cancellation.
Dana W. Cruikshank, NSF (703) 292-7738 firstname.lastname@example.org
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