NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Thursday-Friday, December 11-12, 2003
Thursday, December 11
9:30 a.m. Regular Session Called to Order. Sixth Floor Conference Room, 604 Cohodas.
9:30 a.m. Moment of silence in memory of three members of the NMU community who passed away recently: Ms. Jessica Urbis, an NMU nursing student; Mrs. Ruth Erickson, wife of Chemistry Lab Supervisor David Erickson; and Dr. Thomas Hruska, Professor of English – Provost Fred Joyal .
9:30 a.m. 1. Authorization to Hold Closed Session of the Board of Trustees in Conjunction with the Thursday-Friday, December 11-12, 2003 Board Meeting (SPECIAL ACTION ITEM – ROLL-CALL VOTE) – President Michael Roy (Backup)
9:35 a.m. 2. FOCUS DISCUSSION I: Marketing/Recruitment/Enrollment – Mr. William Bernard, Ms. Gerri Daniels, Mr. Paul Duby, Mr. Brian Zinser (Backup)
12:00 noon Regular Session Recessed.
2:15 p.m. Regular Session Reconvened. Board of Trustees Room, 602 Cohodas.
2:15 p.m. 3. FOCUS DISCUSSION II: Budget – President Roy, Dr. Fred Joyal, Mr. Gavin Leach (Backup)
5:30 p.m. Regular Session Recessed.
Friday, December 12, 2003
8:00 a.m. Academic Affairs Committee Meeting. Board of Trustees Room, 602 Cohodas. (Backup)
(Continental breakfast provided.)
9:00 a.m. Finance Committee Meeting. Board of Trustees Room, 602 Cohodas. (Backup)
11:30 a.m. Regular Session Reconvened. Business Portion. Board of Trustees Room, 602 Cohodas.
11:30 a.m. 4. Introduction of Graduating Senior Speaking at Midyear Commencement – Mr. William Bernard
11:35 a.m. 5. Individual Requests to Address the Board – Ms. Grundstrom
11:40 a.m. 6. ASNMU Report – Mr. Kyle Ortiz
11:45 a.m. 7. Presidential Search Update – Chair Campbell, PSAC Chair Benedict
11:50 a.m. 8. President's Report -- President Roy
11:55 a.m. 9. Committee Reports:
a. Academic Affairs – Mr. Karl Weber
b. Finance – Mr. Samuel Benedict
12:05 p.m. 10. Appointments of Trustees to Standing Committees for Calendar Year 2004
(See Formal Recommendations F-1 and F-2) – Chair Campbell
12:10 p.m. 11. Appointments of Trustees to Serve on the Development Fund Board of Trustees for Calendar Year 2004: Mr. Alan Ackerman, Mr. Scott Holman, and Mr. Larry Inman – Chair Campbell
12:15 p.m. 12. Other Business – Chair Campbell
12:20 p.m. 13. Action on Formal Recommendations – Chair Campbell (Backup)
12:25 p.m. 14. Announcement of Closed Session to be held in Connection with the Thursday-Friday, February 12-13, 2004, Annual Retreat of the Board – President Roy
12:30 p.m. Regular Session Recessed.
1:30 p.m. Regular Session Reconvened. Business Portion. Board of Trustees Room, 602 Cohodas.
1:30 p.m. 15. Discussion on Technology with Dr. Gary R. Bertoline '74, Associate Vice President for Information Technology and Director of the Envision Center for Data Perceptualization at Purdue University, and NMU Midyear Commencement Speaker.
2:00 p.m. 16. Follow-up Discussion on Budget and/or Recruitment Issues – Chair Campbell
5:00 p.m. Regular Session Adjourned.
Academic Affairs Finance Executive
Karl A. Weber, Chair Samuel S. Benedict, Chair Scott L. Holman, Chair
Mary C. Lukens Scott L. Holman Mary C. Lukens
Samuel S. Benedict Douglas B. Roberts Karl A. Weber
Mary L. Campbell, ex officio Mary L. Campbell, ex officio Mary L. Campbell, ex officio
Michael J. Roy, ex officio Michael J. Roy, ex officio Michael J. Roy, ex officio
Alan T. Ackerman, alternate Larry C. Inman, alternate Samuel S. Benedict, alternate