Thursday-Friday, April 30 – May 1, 2009




Thursday, April 30, 2009    


    2:00 p.m.     Academic Affairs Committee Meeting.  Board of Trustees Room, 602 Cohodas.


    3:30 p.m.     Finance Committee, Board of Trustees Room, 602 Cohodas.



Friday, May 1, 2009


    8:00 a.m.     Ad Hoc Recruitment and Retention Committee Breakfast Meeting.  414 Cohodas.


9:00 a.m.      Formal Session Called to Order.  Focus Discussion.  Board of Trustees Room,

 602 Cohodas.



    9:00 a.m.     1.         Individual Requests to Address the Board – Ms. Theresa Nease


    9:05 a.m.     2.         FOCUS DISCUSSION: 


9:05 a.m.   1)  Alumni Association Update –

Ms. Martha Haynes, Executive Director-Advancement

Mr. Joseph Evans, Alumni Association President


                        9:40 a.m.   2)  NMU Foundation History and Overview – Ms. Martha Haynes



  10:15 a.m.     Formal Session Recessed.


  10:30 a.m.     Formal Session Reconvened.  Business Session.  Board of Trustees Room, 602 Cohodas.



  10:30 a.m.     3.         Commencement Speakers:

                        Introduction of Graduating Student Commencement Speaker –

                        Mr. William Bernard

                        Ms. Jodi Lampi, History and English/Secondary Education Major


                                    Announcement of Honorary Degree Recipient – President Leslie Wong

                        Congressman Bart Stupak will receive the Honorary Degree, Doctor of Laws.  He will also be the May 2009 Commencement Speaker.



  10:35 a.m.     4.         ASNMU Report – Hobie Webster and Jason Morgan



  10:40 a.m.     5.         President’s Report – President Wong

                                         a.  Year-end Summary

                                         b.  AQIP Quality Check Up Visit Report

                                         c.  ARRA (Stimulus Bill) Update



  11:00 a.m.     6.         Committee Reports:

                                         a.    Academic Affairs – Mr. Jon LaSalle

                                         b.    Finance – Mr. Stephen Adamini

                                         c.    Executive – Mr. Brian Cloyd

                                         d.    Enrollment & Retention – Mr. Gilbert Ziegler



  11:20 a.m.     7.         Action on Formal Recommendations – Chair Douglas Roberts



  11:25 a.m.     8.         Announcement of Informal/Closed Session to be held in connection with the Thursday-Friday, July 16-17, 2009, Meeting of the Board – President Wong



  11:30 a.m.     Formal Session Adjourned.





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Academic Affairs                              Finance                                               Executive


Jon G. LaSalle, Chair                          Stephen F. Adamini, Chair                 Brian D. Cloyd, Chair

Brian D. Cloyd                                   Brian D. Cloyd                                   Stephen F. Adamini

L. Garnet Lewis                                  Larry C. Inman                                   Jon G. LaSalle

H. Sook Wilkinson                              Gilbert L. Ziegler                                Douglas B. Roberts, ex officio

Douglas B. Roberts, ex officio           Douglas B. Roberts, ex officio           Leslie E. Wong, ex officio

Leslie E. Wong, ex officio                  Leslie E. Wong, ex officio