Revised 5/2/05





Thursday-Friday, May 5-6, 2005



Thursday, May 5, 2005



    1:30 p.m.      Regular Session Called to Order.  Board of Trustees Meeting Room, 602 Cohodas.



    1:30 p.m.     1.         Authorization to Hold Closed Session of the Board of Trustees in Conjunction with the Thursday-Friday, May 5-6, 2005, Board Meeting (SPECIAL ACTION ITEM ROLL-CALL VOTE) President Les Wong (Backup)



    1:35 p.m.      Regular Session Recessed. 


    2:30 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, May 6, 2005


    9:00 a.m.      Regular Session Reconvened.  Focus Discussion.  Board of Trustees Room, 602 Cohodas.



    9:00 a.m.     2.         Individual Requests to Address the Board Ms. Grundstrom


    9:00 a.m.     3.         FOCUS DISCUSSION: 


                                    9:00am:     1)    Enrollment Update Dr. Paul Duby


                        9:30am:     2)    WNMU-TV Academic Report President Wong, Dr. Fred Joyal, Mr. Eric Smith


                        9:35am:     3)    Curriculum for the 21st Century Update Dr. Joyal, Dr. Kathleen Thompson (Superior Edge Task Force), Dr. Louise Bourgault (Internationalization Task Force)


                        10:15am:   4)    Budget/Capital Outlay/Legislative Update President Wong, Dr. Mike Roy, Mr. Gavin Leach, Mr. David Haynes



  10:30 a.m.      Regular Session Recessed.


  10:45 a.m.      Regular Session Reconvened.  Business Session.  Board of Trustees Room, 602 Cohodas.



  10:45 a.m.     4.         Introduction of Graduating Student Commencement Speaker Dr. Joyal


  10:50 a.m.     5.         Introduction of Recipients of 2005 Board of Trustees Student Achievement Awards and Non-Traditional Student Award

                                    (See Formal Recommendation F-3) Ms. Christine Greer


                  Mr. Travis Margoni        Ms. Casey C. Vogelheim

                  Ms. Caroline Blair           Ms. Kim Ruth Fox


  11:00 a.m.     6.         Introduction of Recipients of 2005 NMU Distinguished Faculty Awards

                                    (See Formal Recommendation F-4) Dr. Fred Joyal


Dr. Peter H. Goodrich, Professor           Dr. Peggy A. House, Professor

Department of English                             Department of Mathematics and

                                                                    Computer Science

Dr. Robert J. Kulisheck, Professor

Department of Political Science


  11:10 a.m.     7.         ASNMU Report Ms. Rebecca Thompson and Ms. Michelle Cox


  11:15 a.m.     8.         President's Report:  Focus on Student Accomplishments President Wong (Backup)


  11:25 a.m.     9.         Committee Reports:


                                         a.    Academic Affairs Ms. Mary Lukens

                                         b.    Finance Dr. Douglas Roberts


  11:35 a.m.     10.       NMU Foundation Update: 


                                    Announcement of Appointments of Alan T. Ackerman, Larry C. Inman, and Jon G. LaSalle as ex officio members of the NMU Foundation Board of Trustees for Calendar Year 2005 Chair Weber


                                    Introduction of Ms. Amy Silk, Director of Foundation Operations, and

                                    University Advancement Update Ms. Martha Van Der Kamp


  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, August 4-5, 2005, Meeting of the Board President Wong



  11:50 a.m.      Regular Session Adjourned.



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Academic Affairs                   Finance                                   Executive

Mary C. Lukens, Chair             Douglas B. Roberts, Chair        Samuel S. Benedict, Chair

Brian D. Cloyd                         Alan T. Ackerman                    Larry C. Inman

Larry C. Inman                         Samuel S. Benedict                   Mary C. Lukens

Jon G. LaSalle                          Larry C. Inman                         Karl A. Weber, ex officio

Karl A. Weber, ex officio         Karl A. Weber, ex officio         Leslie E. Wong, ex officio

            Leslie E. Wong, ex officio         Leslie E. Wong, ex officio         Douglas B. Roberts, alternate