Thursday – Friday, December 10 – 11, 2020

Zoom Video Conference




The meetings will be live-streamed on YouTube at: https://bit.ly/2UeD5Ex



Thursday, December 10, 2020


5:00 p.m.        Finance Committee Meeting


Friday, December 11, 2020


  9:00 a.m.      Extended Learning and Community Engagement Committee Meeting


  9:30 a.m.      Academic Affairs Committee Meeting


10:00 a.m.      Formal Session


10:00 a.m.        1.    Formal Session Called to Order – Chair Steve Mitchell


10:01 a.m.        2.    Roll Call – Secretary Cathy Andrew


10:02 a.m.        3.    Approval of Agenda – Chair Steve Mitchell


10:03 a.m.        4.    Individual Requests to Address the Board – Secretary Cathy Andrew

·       Professor Brandon Canfield


10:06 a.m.        5.    Recognitions:

·       Graduating Senior Commencement Speaker – Dr. Kerri Schuiling

o   Ms. Cecelia Ruiz, Biology Major, Mathematics Minor

·       Student’s Choice Award Recipient / Commencement Speaker – President Fritz Erickson

o   Dr. Kia Jane Richmond – Professor – English Department

·       Staff Member – President Fritz Erickson


10:16 a.m.        6.    A Moment in NMU History – Dr. Russell Magnaghi


10:21 a.m.        7.    ASNMU Update – Ms. Emma Drever, President


10:26 a.m.        8.    President’s Report – President Fritz Erickson


10:31 a.m.        9.    Committee Reports

a.   Finance Committee – Trustee Steve Young

b.     Extended Learning and Community Engagement Committee – Trustee Tami Seavoy

c.    Academic Affairs Committee – Trustee Alexis Hart


10:46 a.m.      10.    Action on Formal Recommendations – Chair Steve Mitchell


10:47 a.m.      11.    Chair and Vice Chair Elections – Chair Steve Mitchell


10:52 a.m.      12.    Appointments to Board Standing Committees for Calendar Year 2021 – Chair-Elect




                              Announcement of 2021 Ex Officio Appointments (2) to the NMU Foundation Board of Trustees – Chair-Elect


10:57 a.m.      13.    Announcement of Informal Session to be held in conjunction with the February 2021 Meetings of the Board – President Erickson


10:58 a.m.      14.    Recognition of Outgoing Chair – Chair-Elect


11:03 a.m.      15.    Recognition of Retiring Trustees – Chair-Elect


11:13 a.m.      16.    Good of the Order – Chair Steve Mitchell


11:30 a.m.      Formal Session Adjourned – Chair Steve Mitchell








Academic Affairs


Extended Learning/ Community Engagement


Alexis M. Hart, Chair

Stephen E. Young, Chair

Tami M. Seavoy, Chair

Steven M. Mitchell, Chair

Lisa I. Fittante

James K. Haveman

Alexis M. Hart

Alexis M. Hart

Donna L. Murray-Brown

Robert E. Mahaney

Donna L. Murray-Brown

Tami M. Seavoy

Steven M. Mitchell, ex officio

Steven M. Mitchell, ex officio

Steven M. Mitchell, ex officio

Stephen E. Young

Fritz J Erickson, ex officio

Fritz J Erickson, ex officio

Fritz J Erickson, ex officio

Fritz J Erickson, ex officio