NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Thursday-Friday, May 1-2, 2008
Thursday, May 1, 2008
2:30 p.m. Academic Affairs Committee Meeting. Board of Trustees Room, 602 Cohodas.
Friday, May 2, 2008
8:00 a.m. Finance Committee, Board of Trustees Room, 602 Cohodas.
9:30 a.m. Formal Session Called to Order. Board of Trustees Room, 602 Cohodas.
9:30 a.m. 1. Individual Requests to Address the Board Ms. Theresa Nease
9:35 a.m. 2. Moment of Silence in Memory of NMU Students Mr. William Bernard
9:40 a.m. 3. FOCUS DISCUSSION:
9:40 a.m. 1) Athletics Overview Mr. Kenneth Godfrey
10:20 a.m. 2) Overview of NMUs Community College Role
President Les Wong and Provost Susan Koch
11:00 a.m. Formal Session Recessed.
11:15 a.m. Formal Session Reconvened. Business Session. Board of Trustees Room, 602 Cohodas.
11:15 a.m. 4. Commencement Speakers:
Introduction of Graduating Student Commencement Speaker Mr. Bernard
Mr. Aaron Pairolero, Social Studies/Elementary Education Major
Announcement of Commencement Speaker President Les Wong
Mr. James Shaughnessy 75, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Orbitz Worldwide, Inc., will be the May 2008 Commencement Speaker and will receive the Honorary Degree, Doctor of Humane Letters.
11:25 a.m. 5. ASNMU Report Mr. Chris Storves and Mr. Hobie Webster
11:30 a.m. 6. Presidents Report President Wong
a. Additional Eligible Adult (AEA) Benefit
b. Non-Smoking Campus Update
c. Winter 2008/Fall 2008 Enrollment Updates
d. Roadmap to 2015 and Beyond
11:50 a.m. 7. Committee Reports:
a. Academic Affairs Mr. Jon LaSalle
b. Finance Dr. Douglas Roberts
c. Executive Mr. Samuel Benedict
12:05 p.m. 8. Action on Formal Recommendations Chair Lukens
12:10 p.m. 9. Announcement of Informal/Closed Session to be held in connection with the Thursday-Friday, July 17-18, 2008, Meeting of the Board President Wong
12:15 p.m. Formal Session Adjourned.
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Academic Affairs Finance Executive
Jon G. LaSalle, Chair Douglas B. Roberts, Chair Samuel S. Benedict, Chair
Samuel S. Benedict Alan T. Ackerman Brian D. Cloyd
Brian D. Cloyd Stephen F. Adamini Douglas B. Roberts
Gilbert L. Ziegler Brian D. Cloyd Mary C. Lukens, ex officio
Mary C. Lukens, ex officio Mary C. Lukens, ex officio Leslie E. Wong, ex officio
Leslie E. Wong, ex officio Leslie E. Wong, ex officio Alan T. Ackerman, alternate