Minutes of the Meeting of the Executive Committee

Friday, April 30, 2010



A meeting of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of Northern Michigan University was held on Friday, April 30, 2010.† It was convened by Chair Brian D. Cloyd at

9:15 a.m.†


Participating were:†


Mr. Brian D. Cloyd, Chair††††† †††††††††††

Mr. Stephen F. Adamini†††††††† †††††††††††

Mr. Jon G. LaSalle

††††††††††† Dr. Douglas B. Roberts (ex officio)



Presidentís Compensation

The Committee discussed Presidential Compensation.† After discussion it was decided to seek further input from the full Board and to gather information from other universities in Michigan.† The Committee will report these findings to the Board at a future meeting.


Trustee Emeritus Policy

Trustee LaSalle, Chair of the ad hoc Trustee Emeriti Committee, presented a proposed revision of the Trustee Emeriti Policy to allow Trustee Emeriti to have access to the NMU WiMax network.† The Committee approved this revision.† This revision is part of the formal recommendations.†


Trustee Emeritus Review

The Committee reviewed Trustee Emeritus Status eligibility for two past Board members.


The Committee recommends to the Board that Mr. Samuel Benedict and Ms. Mary Lukens be granted the status of Trustee Emeritus.† This recommendation is not part of the formal recommendations and requires a motion and a vote.


Board Budget

The Committee reviewed the Board of Trustees budget including projected expenses for the remainder of the 2009-2010 fiscal year.† The Committee also reviewed proposed reductions to the Board of Trustee budget.† The Trustees budget is trending down compared to a year ago.† The Board will make every effort to keep it at or below the current budget.


Mr. Cloyd adjourned the meeting at 9:55 a.m.



Respectfully submitted,




Brian D. Cloyd, Chair

Executive Committee