Thursday-Friday, May 2-3, 2013



Thursday, May 2, 2013


  1:30 p.m.       Academic Affairs Committee MeetingBoard of Trustees Room, 602 Cohodas.


  2:30 p.m.       Finance Committee, Board of Trustees Room, 602 Cohodas.



Friday, May 3, 2013                          


8:00 a.m.     Formal Session.  Board of Trustees Room. 602 Cohodas.



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



    8:05 a.m.     2.         Moment of Silence in Memory of NMU Students – Dr. Paul Lang



    8:10 a.m.     3.         Moment of Silence in Memory of Dr. William Vandament, NMU President
            Emeritus – Dr. David Haynes



    8:15 a.m.     4.         Moment in NMU History – Dr. Russell Magnaghi



    8:20 a.m.     5.         FOCUS DISCUSSION: Health Sciences – Dr. Paul Lang

                                    (Overview, enrollment, trends, etc.)



 10:05 a.m.      6.         College of Business Accreditation – Dr. Jamal Rashed



 10:15 a.m.      7.         Commencement Speakers:

                        Introduction of Graduating Student Commencement Speaker –

                        Mr. William Bernard

                        Ms. Robin Feuerman, Social Work Major


                        Announcement of Commencement Speaker and Honorary Degree Recipients – President David Haynes

Ms. Felicia Fields, Group Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Services, Ford Motor Company will receive an Honorary Degree, Doctor of Business.  She will also be the May 2012 Commencement Speaker.


Dr. Michael J. Roy, NMU Vice President of Finance and Administration Emeritus and Former Interim NMU President, will receive an Honorary Degree, Doctor of Business.



  10:20 a.m.     8.         ASNMU Report  - Ms. Amber Lapota



  10:25 a.m.     9.         NMU Baja Team Report (Society of Automotive Engineers)



  10:35 a.m.     10.       President’s Report – President Haynes



  10:55 a.m.     11.       Committee Reports:

                                         a.    Academic Affairs – Dr. H. Sook Wilkinson

                                         b.    Finance – Mr. Stephen Gulis, Jr.

                                         c.    Executive – Mr. Richard Popp



  11:10 a.m.     12.       Action on Formal Recommendations – Chair Lewis



  11:15 a.m.     13.       Announcement of Informal/Closed Session to be held in connection with the Thursday-Friday, July 11-12, 2013, Meeting of the Board – President Haynes



  11:20 a.m.     Formal Session Adjourned.




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Academic Affairs                     Finance                                         Executive

H. Sook Wilkinson, Chair        Stephen L. Gulis, Jr., Chair      Richard M. Popp, Chair

Gilbert L. Ziegler                     Stephen F. Adamini                  H. Sook Wilkinson

Thomas H. Zurbuchen              Steven M. Mitchell                  Stephen L. Gulis, Jr.

L. Garnet Lewis, ex officio      L. Garnet Lewis, ex officio      L. Garnet Lewis, ex officio

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