Board of Trustees

Ad Hoc Strategic Planning Committee

December 9, 2010



Members Present:                             Members Absent:                                         

Brian Cloyd, Chair                              Howard Cohodas       

Michael Andary                                  Lucia Lopez                           

Kathleen Godec                                 

Brent Graves

Martha Haynes                                                           

Gavin Leach                                        Guests:

Cynthia Prosen                                    Kaylie Anthos, Associate Director-Business Services           

L. Garnet Lewis (via telephone)         Cindy Paavola, Director of Communications and Marketing

Terrance Seethoff                              



The ad hoc Strategic Planning Committee meeting was called to order at 10:30 a.m.


The Committee reviewed additional information and reference check feedback for the two vendors.  Ms. Anthos will work with Mr. Leach and Prof. Graves to construct further questions for the vendors.  The Committee will reconvene in early January to further vet the two vendor proposals.


The Committee discussed the strategy issues and value related to NMU and branding.  The results of this study will provide:



Communication regarding this project will be sent to the University community in the near future.


The meeting was adjourned at 11:48 a.m.



Respectfully submitted,




Brian Cloyd, Chair