BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Thursday-Friday, December 15-16, 2005
Thursday, December 15, 2005
11:30 a.m. Regular Session Called to Order. Sixth Floor Conference Room, 604 Cohodas.
11:30 a.m. 1. Authorization to Hold Closed Session of the Board of Trustees in Conjunction with the Thursday-Friday, December 15-16, 2005, Board Meeting (SPECIAL ACTION ITEM – ROLL-CALL VOTE) – President Les Wong (Backup)
11:35 a.m. Regular Session Recessed.
2:00 p.m. Academic Affairs Committee Meeting. Board of Trustees Room, 602 Cohodas. (Backup)
3:30 p.m. Finance Committee Meeting. Board of Trustees Room, 602 Cohodas. (Backup)
Friday, December 16, 2005
8:30 a.m. Regular Session Reconvened. Board of Trustees Room, 602 Cohodas.
8:30 a.m. 2. Individual Requests to Address the Board – Ms. Grundstrom
8:35 a.m. 3. FOCUS DISCUSSION
a. NMU Foundation: Future Plans – President Wong, Ms. Martha Van Der Kamp, Ms. Amy Silk
b. Public Television: Annual Report and Digitalization Update – Dr. Joyal, Mr. Eric Smith
c. NCAA Update: President Wong, Mr. Kenneth Godfrey
d. Continuation of Funding/Formula Discussion – Dr. Fred Joyal,
Dr. Terry Seethoff, Dr. Mike Roy, Mr. Gavin Leach
10:30 a.m. Recess
10:45 a.m. Reconvene. Business Session. Board of Trustees Room, 602 Cohodas.
10:45 a.m. 4. Moment of silence in memory of NMU student James Wieser – Mr. Bill Bernard
10:50 a.m. 5. Presentation by Sister City Scholar Yuuka Sano – Mr. John Weting
10:55 a.m. 6. Introduction of Graduating Senior Speaking at Midyear Commencement – Mr. Bernard
11:00 a.m. 7. ASNMU Report – Ms. Michelle Cox
11:05 a.m. 8. President's Report: Focus on Faculty Excellence – President Wong (Backup)
11:20 a.m. 9. Committee Reports:
a. Academic Affairs – Ms.
b. Finance – Dr. Douglas Roberts
c. Executive – Mr. Samuel Benedict
11:35 a.m. 10. Appointments of Trustees to Standing Committees for Calendar Year 2005 (See Formal Recommendation F-1) (Backup) and Announcement of 2006 Ex Officio Appointments to the NMU Foundation Board of Trustees: Brian D. Cloyd, Larry C. Inman, and Jon G. LaSalle – Chair Weber
11:40 a.m. 11. Action on Formal Recommendations – Chair Weber (Backup)
11:45 a.m. 12. Announcement of Closed Session to be held in Connection with the Thursday-Friday, February 23-24, 2006, Meeting of the Board – President Wong
11:50 a.m. 13. Other Business – Chair Weber
11:55 a.m. Regular Session Adjourned.
Academic Affairs Finance
Mary C. Lukens, Chair Douglas B. Roberts, Chair
Brian D. Cloyd Alan T. Ackerman
Larry C. Inman Samuel S. Benedict
Jon G. LaSalle Larry C. Inman
Karl A. Weber, ex officio Karl A. Weber, ex officio
Leslie E. Wong, ex officio Leslie E. Wong, ex officio