Addendum #5



Minutes of the Meeting of the Executive Committee

Thursday, December 15, 2011


A meeting of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of Northern Michigan University was held on Thursday, December 15, 2011.  It was convened by Chair Jon G. LaSalle at 1:00 p.m. 


Participating were


Mr. Jon G. LaSalle, Chair       Mr. Brian D. Cloyd, ex officio

Mr. Stephen F. Adamini        

            Dr. L. Garnet Lewis


Board of Trustees Budget

The Executive Committee reviewed the 2011-2012 Board of Trustees budget.


AGB Conference

It is recommended to the full Board that Northern Michigan University send two Board Members to the American Associate of Governing Board (AGB) Conference in Washington D.C. this coming spring.


President’s Contract

Action is not yet ready at this time on the President’s contract and will be further discussed by Board of Trustee members at the closed session.


Presidential Evaluation

In as much as the feedback was received today concerning the President’s evaluation from the members of the Board of Trustees, discussion will be deferred to another date.


President’s Goals and “Stretch” Goals

The stretch goals will be discussed in greater length in the context of overall goal setting for the President.


Chair Cloyd inquiries on Enrollment and Fund Development

Further discussion on this matter will be deferred to the focus group discussion on Friday.


NMU Foundation Agreement

The Executive Committee requested that the University General Counsel, Ms. Cathy Dehlin, meet with the Executive Director of Advancement, Ms. Martha Haynes, to develop a new Foundation Agreement with the University.  They will then make a recommendation back to the Executive Committee.


The Executive Committee will meet during the Board retreat in February.


Mr. LaSalle adjourned the meeting at 2:35 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,


Jon G. LaSalle, Chair