Addendum #4

SUMMARY

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

Board of Trustees Room, 602 Cohodas Administrative Center

May 5, 2005, 2:30 p.m.

 

Members Present:     Ms. Mary C. Lukens, Chair, Mr. Brian D. Cloyd, Mr. Larry C. Inman, Mr. Jon G. LaSalle, Dr. Fred Joyal, Mr. Karl Weber, ex-officio, Dr. Les Wong, ex officio,

Mr. Samuel S. Benedict, and Mr. Douglas B. Roberts

 

Guests:                       Dr. Samuel Graci, Dr. Lesley Putman, Dr. Charles Rayhorn, Dr. Eugene Wickenheiser

 

The Academic Affairs Committee meeting was called to order at 2:45 p.m.

 

Curriculum Review Process

Dr. Fred Joyal gave an overview of the process used for curriculum review and approval at Northern Michigan University.

 

New Program Forensics Biochemistry

Dr. Eugene Wickenheiser, Professor, Department of Chemistry, and Dr. Lesley Putman, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, presented a proposal for a new program in Forensics Biochemistry.  After motion duly made and seconded the Committee recommends to the Board of Trustees the approval of this program.  This motion is part of the formal recommendations.

 

New Program Accounting/Financial Planning 150 hour Program

Dr. Charles Rayhorn, Professor, College of Business and Dr. Samuel Graci, Interim Dean, College of Business, presented a proposal for a new Accounting/Financial Planning 150 hour Program.  After motion duly made and seconded the Committee recommends to the Board of Trustees the approval of this program.  This motion is part of the formal recommendations.

 

Charter School Academies Contract Renewals

Dr. Fred Joyal, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, presented a proposal to renew the charters for Burton Glen Charter School Academy, Walton Charter School Academy, and Nah Tah Wahsh Charter School Academy for approval.  After motion duly made and seconded the Committee recommends to the Board of Trustees the approval of the charter renewals.  This motion is part of the formal recommendations.

 

Charter School Academies Board Member Appointment/Renewals

Dr. Fred Joyal, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, presented a proposed list of board member appointments and renewals for the Bahweting Anishnabe Charter School Academy, Burton Glen Charter School Academy, North Star Public School Academy, and Walton Public School Academy for approval.  After motion duly made and seconded the Committee recommends to the Board of Trustees the approval of the list of board members.  This motion is part of the formal recommendations.

 

Change in Address for North Star Academy Public School Academy

Dr. Fred Joyal, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, presented a proposal to change the address for North Star Public School Academy from 335 S. Pine Street, Ishpeming, MI 49849 to 3030 Wright Street, Marquette, MI 49855.  The Committee recommends to the Board of Trustees the approval of the address change.  This motion is a special action item and requires a separate vote of the full Board of Trustees.

 

Good of the Order

Dr. Fred Joyal, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, distributed an organizational chart for the Academic Affairs Division.

 

Ms. Lukens thanked the Committee, and the meeting was adjourned at 3:45 p.m.