Minutes of the Special Meeting of

October 15, 2012


A special meeting of the Board of Trustees of Northern Michigan University was held on Monday, October 15, 2012 in the Board of Trustees Meeting Room, 602 Cohodas Hall, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Michigan.  The meeting was convened at 1:32 p.m. by Chair Brian Cloyd.


Trustees present included:

Mr. Brian D. Cloyd, Chair (via teleconference) 

      Mr. Stephen F. Adamini  (via teleconference)   

      Mr. Stephen L. Gulis, Jr (via teleconference)    

Mr. Jon G. LaSalle

Dr. L. Garnet Lewis (via teleconference)                                   

      Mr. Gilbert L. Ziegler (via teleconference)


Trustees absent included:

      Mr. Richard M. Popp

      Dr. H. Sook Wilkinson


Senior staff and counsel present included:

Ms. Catherine L. Dehlin, General Counsel

Dr. Paul Lang, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

      Mr. R. Gavin Leach, V.P. for Finance and Administration and Treasurer of the Board

      Ms. Theresa M. Nease, Executive Assistant to the President and Secretary of the Board of Trustees



Chair Cloyd called for a roll call.  A roll call was conducted, and Board members present were as listed above.


AP UAW Local 2178 Contract Agreement


Mr. Gavin Leach reviewed the summary of the AP UAW Local 2178 contract revisions.  Staff responded to questions from the Board.


The Board then took the following action:


It was moved by Mr. LaSalle, seconded by Dr. Lewis, and supported unanimously by the Board to approve the settlement between UAW Local 2178 and NMU



Chair Cloyd adjourned the meeting at 1:40 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,



Theresa M. Nease, Secretary of the BoardHolman