Michigan State University Federal Credit Union (MSUFCU) Appoints Michael Hudson to Serve as Chair of Supervisory Committee

EAST LANSING, MI (August 13, 2013) — Patrick McPharlin, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MSU Federal Credit Union, is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Hudson to serve as Chairman of MSUFCU’s Supervisory Committee.

Hudson has been with Michigan State University (MSU) since January of 1992, where he has held a variety of positions including serving as an Adjunct Faculty member for the College of Education. He currently serves as the Director of the MSU Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities (RCPD), where he has played a prominent role in advancing MSU’s leadership in assistive technology, and maximizing opportunity for persons with disabilities. His intensive focus on ability, skill development, and organizational efficiency aids in his creativity and commitment to higher education and community partnerships despite his own blindness.

Serving on MSUFCU’s Supervisory Committee since May of 2011, Hudson’s first contributions included helping the Credit Union become one of the first in the nation to implement accessible ATM machines that offered voice output for persons with visual impairment and print-related disabilities. Hudson holds a Master of Arts (MA) degree in Administration of Student Personnel Services from Western Michigan University and a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Psychology with a minor in Substance Abuse Counseling and Crisis Intervention from Lake Superior State University.

McPharlin commented, “Mr. Hudson has displayed a great commitment to MSU through his years of service and innovative contributions to the Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities. I appreciate his willingness to serve as Chairman of our Supervisory Committee and look forward to his continued contributions to the Credit Union.”

Hudson will be replacing Bill Beekman who was recently appointed to MSUFCU’s Board of Directors. The MSUFCU Supervisory Committee oversees and makes recommendations to support and maintain the Credit Union’s compliance with Federal regulations.

MSU Federal Credit Union, the world’s largest university-based credit union, offers a full range of personal- and business-related financial services to Michigan State University and Oakland University faculty, staff, students, alumni association members, and their families worldwide in addition to a variety of select employee groups. Founded in 1937 by a few MSU professors and employees, MSUFCU now has twelve branches, over 175,000 members, more than $2.4 billion in assets, and over 515 employees.

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