NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Thursday – Friday, December 11-12, 2014
Thursday, December 11, 2014
2:00 p.m. Academic Affairs Committee Meeting. Marquette-Nicolet. University Center.
3:00 p.m. Finance Committee Meeting. Marquette-Nicolet, University Center.
Friday, December 12, 2014
9:30 a.m. Formal Session. Marquette-Nicolet. University Center.
Participants: Trustees Paul Lang Cathy Niemi
Fritz Erickson Gavin Leach Kurt McCamman
Martha Haynes Steven Neiheisel
9:30 a.m. 1. Individual Requests to Address the Board – Ms. Cathy Niemi
9:35 a.m. 2. Moment of Silence for Deceased Student – Dr. Steven Neiheisel
9:40 a.m. 3. Moment of Silence for Deceased Faculty – Dr. Paul Lang
9:45 a.m. 4. Commencement Speakers:
Introduction of Graduating Student Commencement Speaker –
Dr. Steven Neiheisel
Announcement of Honorary Degree Recipient – President Fritz Erickson
Mr. Dana Verville ’80, Senior Director of Global Sales Excellence for Stryker Instruments, will receive the Honorary Degree, Doctorate of Business. He will also be the December 2014 Commencement Speaker.
9:55 a.m. 5. ASNMU Update – Ms. Katerina Klawes
10:00 a.m. 6. President’s Report – President Fritz Erickson
10:10 a.m. Formal Session Recessed.
10:25 a.m. Formal Session Reconvened.
10:25 a.m. 7. Committee Reports:
a. Academic Affairs – Dr. Thomas H. Zurbuchen
b. Finance – Mr. Gilbert L. Ziegler
c. Executive – Dr. L. Garnet Lewis
10:40 a.m. 8. Announcement of 2015 Ex Officio Appointments to the NMU Foundation Board of Trustees – Chair Popp
10:50 a.m. 9. Action on Formal Recommendations – Chair Popp
10:55 a.m. 10. Announcement of Informal Session to be held in conjunction with the Monday – Tuesday, February 9-10, 2015, Meeting of the Board –
President Fritz Erickson
11:00 a.m. 11. Presentation to Outgoing Trustees – Chair Popp
11:15 a.m. Formal Session Adjourned.
BOARD OF TRUSTEES 2014 COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS
Academic Affairs Finance Executive
Thomas H. Zurbuchen, Chair Gilbert L. Ziegler, Chair L. Garnet Lewis, Chair
L. Garnet Lewis Stephen F. Adamini H. Sook Wilkinson
Steven M. Mitchell Scott L. Holman Thomas H. Zurbuchen
Richard M. Popp, ex officio Richard M. Popp, ex officio Richard M. Popp, ex officio
Fritz J. Erickson, ex officio Fritz J. Erickson, ex officio Fritz J. Erickson, ex officio