Thursday-Friday, December 13-14, 2012



Thursday, December 13, 2012


  1:00 p.m.       Academic Affairs Committee MeetingBoard of Trustees Room, 602 Cohodas.


  2:30 p.m.       Finance CommitteeBoard of Trustees Meeting Room, 602 Cohodas.



Friday, December 14, 2012


   8:00 a.m.      Formal Session.  Whitman Commons.  Whitman Hall.


  8:00 a.m.       1.         Individual Requests to Address the Board – Ms. Theresa Nease



  8:05 a.m.       2.         Moment of Silence

                                    Deceased Staff Member – Mr. Gavin Leach

                                    Deceased Student – Dr. Paul Lang



  8:10 a.m.       3.         Moment in NMU History – Dr. Russell Magnaghi, University Historian



  8:15 a.m.       4.         Jamrich Building Update – Mr. Gavin Leach and Ms. Martha Haynes



  8:45 a.m.       5.         Commencement Speakers:

                                    Introduction of Graduating Student Commencement Speaker –

                                    Mr. William Bernard

                                                Mr. Kevin Rush

                                                Environmental Conservation Major


                                    Announcement of Honorary Degree Recipient – President David Haynes

                        Mr. R. Daniel Musser, President of the Mackinac Island Grand Hotel, will receive the Honorary Degree, Doctor of Business.  He will also be the December 2012 Commencement Speaker.



  8:50 a.m.       6.         Student Leadership Reports

a.       Black Student Union Leadership –

Ms. Liddia Wells and Ms. Taylor Johnson

b.       ASNMU Report – Mr. Benjamin Stanley



   9:00 a.m.      7.         President's Report – President David Haynes



     9:15 a.m.    8.         Committee Reports:

                                         a.    Academic Affairs – Dr. L. Garnet Lewis

                                         b.    Finance – Mr. Stephen Adamini

                                         c.     Executive Committee – Mr. Jon G. LaSalle



     9:30 a.m.    9.         Appointments of Trustees to Standing Committees for Calendar Year 2013

                                    (See Formal Recommendations E1) – Chair-elect Lewis




                                    Announcement of 2013 Ex Officio Appointments to the NMU Foundation Board of Trustees – Chair-elect Lewis



     9:35 a.m.  10.         Action on Formal Recommendations – Chair Brian Cloyd



     9:40 a.m.  11.         Announcement of Informal Session to be held in conjunction with the
Thursday - Friday, February 14-15, 2013, Meeting of the Board –

                                    President David Haynes



     9:45 a.m.   12.        Presentation to Outgoing Board Members – Chair-elect Lewis



     9:50 a.m.    Formal Session Adjourned.






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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                        Richard M. Popp                        L. Garnet Lewis

H. Sook Wilkinson                     Gilbert L. Ziegler                       Brian D. Cloyd, ex officio

Brian D. Cloyd, ex officio          Brian D. Cloyd, ex officio          David S. Haynes, ex officio                                  

David S. Haynes, ex officio       David S. Haynes, ex officio