Meeting Notices

5/1/17

SCHEDULE/AGENDA

NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY - WEB

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

May 4 – 5, 2017

Thursday, May 4, 2017

1:20 p.m. Finance Committee Meeting. Board Room, 602 Cohodas Hall.

2:30 p.m. Academic Affairs Committee Meeting. Board Room, 602 Cohodas Hall.

 

Friday, May 5, 2017

9:00 a.m. Formal Session Called to Order. Board Room, 602 Cohodas Hall.

9:00 a.m. 1. Moment of Silence – Mr. Gavin Leach

9:05 a.m. 2. Individual Requests to Address the Board – Ms. Cathy Niemi

9:10 a.m. 3. Indigenous People’s Day Resolution – Mr. Tristan Ruiz, ASNMU President

9:25 a.m. 4. Sustainability Update – Dr. Jessica Thompson and Mr. Brandon Sager

9:40 a.m. 5. Focus Discussion – Tuition and Fees – Mr. Gavin Leach

10:10 a.m. 6. Focus Discussion – EAN Buildout – Mr. Gavin Leach and Dr. Steve VandenAvond

10:40 a.m. 7. Commencement Speakers:

Introduction of Graduating Student Commencement Speaker –
Dr. Kerri Schuiling

Ms. Jeulani Gahiji

Entrepreneurship Major

Announcement of Honorary Degree Recipient and Commencement Speaker – President Fritz Erickson

Mr. Jason Jennings, NMU alum, business leadership researcher, and best-selling author, will receive the Honorary Degree, Doctor of Business. He will also be the May 2017 Commencement Speaker.

10:45 a.m. 8. ASNMU Update – Mr. Tristan Ruiz

10:50 a.m. 9. President’s Report – President Erickson

10:55 a.m. 10. Committee Reports:

  1. Academic Affairs – Mr. Steve Mitchell
  2. Finance – Ms. Tami Seavoy
  3. Executive – Chair Scott Holman

11:10 a.m. 11. Action on Formal Recommendations – Chair Scott Holman

11:15 a.m. 12. 2017 Board of Trustees Meeting Calendar – Chair Scott Holman

11:20 a.m. 13. Announcement of Informal Session to be held in conjunction with the Thursday – Friday, September 21 – 22, 2017 Meeting of the Board – President Erickson

11:25 a.m. Formal Session Adjourned

 

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BOARD OF TRUSTEES 2017 COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS

Academic Affairs Finance Executive
Steven M. Mitchell, Chair Tami M. Seavoy, Chair Scott L. Holman, Chair
Alexis M. Hart Lisa I. Fittante Robert E. Mahaney
Richard M. Popp James K. Haveman Steven M. Mitchell
Scott L. Holman, ex officio Scott L. Holman, ex officio Tami M. Seavoy
Fritz J Erickson, ex officio Fritz J Erickson, ex officio Fritz J Erickson