NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Thursday-Friday, December 15-16, 2011
Thursday, December 15, 2011
10:30 a.m. Faculty Works Subcommittee. Sixth Floor, 604 Cohodas. RESCHEDULED to Friday, December 16, 2011 at 2:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m. Academic Affairs Committee Meeting. Board of Trustees Room, 602 Cohodas.
Friday, December 16, 2011
8:30 a.m. Finance Committee. Board of Trustees Meeting Room, 602 Cohodas
10:00 a.m. Formal Session. Board of Trustees Meeting Room, 602 Cohodas.
10:00 a.m. 1. Individual Requests to Address the Board – Ms. Theresa Nease
10:05 a.m. 2. FOCUS DISCUSSION – Future Directions
11:00 a.m. Formal Session Recessed.
11:10 a.m. Formal Session Reconvened. Business Session. Board of Trustees Room, 602 Cohodas.
11:10 a.m. 3. Commencement Speakers:
Introduction of Graduating Student Commencement Speaker –
Mr. William Bernard
Elementary and Special Education – Emotional Impairment Major
Announcement of Honorary Degree Recipient – President Les Wong
Dr. Johnnetta Cole, Director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art and President emeriti of Bennett College for Women and Spelman College, will receive the Honorary Degree, Doctor of Humane Letters. She will also be the December 2011 Commencement Speaker.
11:15 p.m. 4. ASNMU Report – Mr. Justin Brugman
11:20 a.m. 5. President's Report – President Les Wong
a. Performance Funding
11:30 a.m. 6. Committee Reports:
a. Academic Affairs – Dr. L. Garnet Lewis
b. Finance – Mr. Stephen Adamini
c. Executive Committee – Mr. Jon G. LaSalle
11:45 a.m. 7. Appointments of Trustees to Standing Committees for Calendar Year 2012
(See Formal Recommendations F1) – Chair Brian Cloyd
Announcement of 2012 Ex Officio Appointments to the NMU Foundation Board of Trustees – Chair Brian Cloyd
11:50 a.m. 8. Action on Formal Recommendations – Chair Brian Cloyd
11:55 a.m. 9.
Announcement of Informal Session to be held in conjunction with the
Thursday - Friday, February 16-17, 2012, Meeting of the Board –
President Les Wong
12:00 p.m. Formal Session Adjourned.
2:30 p.m. Faculty Works Subcommittee. Sixth Floor, 604 Cohodas.
Academic Affairs Finance Executive
L. Garnet Lewis, Chair Stephen F. Adamini, Chair Jon G. LaSalle , Chair
Jon G. LaSalle Stephen L. Gulis, Jr. Stephen F. Adamini
Richard M. Popp Gilbert L. Ziegler L. Garnet Lewis
H. Sook Wilkinson Brian D. Cloyd, ex officio Brian D. Cloyd, ex officio
Brian D. Cloyd, ex officio Leslie E. Wong, ex officio Leslie E. Wong, ex officio
Leslie E. Wong, ex officio
Ad Hoc Strategic Planning
L. Garnet Lewis, Chair Martha B. Haynes
Jon G. LaSalle R. Gavin Leach
Michael J. Andary Cynthia A. Prosen
Howard Cohodas Terrance L. Seethoff
Justin Brugman Brian D. Cloyd, ex officio
Kathleen G. Godec Leslie E. Wong, ex officio
Brent M. Graves
Faculty Work Subcommittee Alternative Funding Subcommittee
Richard M. Popp, Chair Steven L. Gulis, Jr., Chair
Jon G. LaSalle Stephen F. Adamini
H. Sook Wilkinson Gilbert L. Ziegler