Addendum #4 




Minutes of the Meeting of the Executive Committee

Friday, May 1, 2009


A meeting of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of Northern Michigan University was held on Friday, May 1, 2009.  It was convened by Chair Brian D. Cloyd at 8:31 a.m. 


Participating were


Mr. Brian D. Cloyd, Chair                   Dr. Leslie E. Wong, President                        

Mr. Stephen F. Adamini                       Dr. Douglas B. Roberts (ex officio)    

Mr. Jon G. LaSalle



Presidential Compensation

The Committee discussed Dr. Wong’s salary, recommending an increase of 10% based on the past year’s performance bringing his total base salary to $204,225 per year.  Dr. Wong expressed strong disagreement and submitted a letter to the Committee requesting that his salary be frozen at the current base due to economic conditions.  The letter was submitted to formalize discussions since last December between Trustee Roberts, Trustee Cloyd and Dr. Wong.   After further discussion, the Executive Committee agreed to accept the recommendation to freeze Dr. Wong’s salary and will make this recommendation to the full Board.  The Executive Committee, on behalf of the Board, stated its strong support for Dr. Wong’s leadership and contribution to NMU.


Mr. Cloyd adjourned the meeting at 8:57 a.m.


Respectfully submitted,




Brian D. Cloyd, Chair

Executive Committee