Thursday, April 30 – Friday, May 1, 2015



Thursday, April 30, 2015


1:00 p.m.         Academic Affairs Committee Meeting.  Marquette/Nicolet/Cadillac Rooms, University Center


 2:30 p.m.        Finance Committee MeetingMarquette/Nicolet/Cadillac Rooms, University Center



Friday, May 1, 2015


  9:00 a.m.       Formal Session Called to Order.  Marquette/Nicolet/Cadillac Rooms, University Center


 9:00 a.m.        1.  Individual Requests to Address the Board – Ms. Cathy Niemi

                              Dr. Rebecca Mead, President, NMU-AAUP


9:05 a.m.         2.  Moment of Silence for Deceased Student – Ms. Lesley Larkin


 9:05 a.m.        3.  HLC Accreditation Update – President Erickson and Ms. Lesley Larkin


 9:35 a.m.        4.  FOCUS DISCUSSION:


                              Budget Presentation – Mr. Gavin Leach


10:35 a.m.       5.  Commencement Speakers:


                              Introduction of Graduating Student Commencement Speaker – Ms. Lesley Larkin

                                    Ms. Kylee Slough

                                    Criminal Justice Major


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

                                    Dr. Barry West ’85, Chief Information Officer and Chief Privacy Officer for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Washington, DC, will receive an Honorary Degree, Doctor of Business.  He will also be the May 2015 Commencement Speaker.


10:40 a.m.       Formal Session Recessed


10:50 a.m.       Formal Session Reconvened


10:50 a.m.       6.  ASNMU Update – Ms. Lindsey Lieck


10:55 a.m.       7.  President’s Report – President Erickson


11:00 a.m.       8.  Committee Reports:


a.      Academic Affairs – Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen

b.      Finance – Mr. Scott Holman

c.       Executive – Mr. Richard Popp


11:15 a.m.       9.  Action on Formal Recommendations – Chair Popp


11:20 a.m.       10. Announcement of Informal Session to be held in conjunction with the Thursday – Friday, June 18 – 19, 2015 Meeting of the Board – President Fritz Erickson


11:25 a.m.       Formal Session Adjourned.






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Academic Affairs                         Finance                                       Executive

Thomas H. Zurbuchen, Chair        Scott L. Holman, Chair               Richard M. Popp, Chair

L. Garnet Lewis                            Robert E. Mahaney                     H. Sook Wilkinson

Steven M. Mitchell                        Tami M. Seavoy                          Scott L. Holman

Richard M. Popp, ex officio          H. Sook Wilkinson                      Thomas H. Zurbuchen

Fritz J Erickson, ex officio            Richard M. Popp, ex officio        Fritz J Erickson

                                                       Fritz J Erickson, ex officio