Thursday-Friday, July 19-20, 2007



Thursday, July 19, 2007



 12:45 p.m.      Regular Session Called to Order.  Board of Trustees Meeting Room, 602 Cohodas


 12:45 p.m.     1.         Authorization to Hold Closed Session of the Board of Trustees in Conjunction           

                                    with the Thursday-Friday, July 19-20, 2007, Board Meeting      

                                    (SPECIAL ACTION ITEM ROLL-CALL VOTE) President Les Wong


 12:50 p.m.     2.         Introduction of New Vice Presidents -  President Wong

a.      Gavin Leach, Vice President for Finance and Administration

b.      Susan Koch, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs


 12:55 p.m.     3.         Foundation Report Update on Capital Campaign Ms. Martha Haynes



   1:30 p.m.      Regular Session Recessed. 


   2:00 p.m.      Academic Affairs Committee Meeting.  Board of Trustees Room, 602 Cohodas.


   3:00 p.m.      Finance Committee MeetingBoard of Trustees Room, 602 Cohodas.



Friday, July 20, 2007


   9:00 a.m.      Regular Session Reconvened.  Board of Trustees Room, 602 Cohodas.



   9:00 a.m.      4.         Individual Requests to Address the Board Ms. Nease/Grundstrom


   9:05 a.m.      5.         FOCUS DISCUSSION:  Michigan's Budget Model and NMU's Response                               

                                    concluding with a recommendation on Tuition and Fees President Wong,

Bill Bernard, Paul Duby, David Haynes, Fred Joyal, Susan Koch,                    

Gavin Leach, and Mike Roy


10:55 a.m.       6.         Committee Reports

a.       Executive Mr. Brian Cloyd



 11:00 a.m.      Regular Session Recessed.



 11:10 a.m.      Regular Session Reconvened.  Business Session.  Board of Trustees Room, 602 Cohodas.



 11:10 a.m.      6.         Committee Reports (Continued):

                                         b.    Academic Affairs Mr. Jon LaSalle

                                         c.    Finance Dr. Douglas Roberts

                                         d.    Ad Hoc Bylaws Mr. Alan Ackerman


11:25 a.m.       7.         Announcement of Board Chair Appointments Chair Lukens

a.      Ad Hoc Nominating Committee

--Mr. Alan Ackerman, Chair

--Mr. Samuel Benedict

--Mr. Jon LaSalle

b.      NMU Foundation Board (ex officio) 

--Mr. Gil Ziegler replacing Mr. Brian Cloyd


 11:30 a.m.      8.         ASNMU Report Mr. Christopher Storves


 11:35 a.m.      9.         President's Report:  Personnel Transitions/Enrollment Update

                                    President Wong        


 11:45 a.m.   10.          Action on Formal Recommendations Chair Lukens


 11:50 a.m.   11.          Announcement of Closed Session to be held in Connection with the Thursday-                                   

                                    Friday, September 27-28, 2007, Meeting of the Board President Wong



 11:55 a.m.      Regular Session Adjourned.




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Academic Affairs                   Finance                                   Executive


Jon G. LaSalle, Chair                 Douglas B. Roberts, Chair         Samuel S. Benedict, Chair

Samuel S. Benedict                    Alan T. Ackerman                     Brian D. Cloyd

Brian D. Cloyd                          Stephen F. Adamini                   Douglas B. Roberts

Gilbert L. Ziegler                       Samuel S. Benedict                    Mary C. Lukens, ex officio

Mary C. Lukens, ex officio       Mary C. Lukens, ex officio       Leslie E. Wong, ex officio

    Leslie E. Wong, ex officio         Leslie E. Wong, ex officio         Alan T. Ackerman, alternate