Friday, May 5, 2006


Friday, May 5, 2006


8:00 a.m. Finance Committee/Continental Breakfast. Sixth Floor Conference Room, 604 Cohodas. (Backup)


9:30 a.m. Academic Affairs Committee Meeting. Board of Trustees Room, 602 Cohodas. (Backup)


  12:00 noon    Regular Session Called to Order.  Sixth Floor Conference Room, 604 Cohodas.



  12:00 noon   1.         Authorization to Hold Closed Session of the Board of Trustees in Conjunction with the Friday, May 5, 2006, Board Meeting (SPECIAL ACTION ITEM ROLL-CALL VOTE) President Les Wong  (Backup)


  12:05 p.m.    2.         Trustee Emeritus Recognition:  Ms. Mary Lincoln Campbell Chair Weber



  12:10 p.m.     Regular Session Recessed. 


    1:30 p.m.     Regular Session Reconvened.  Board of Trustees Room, 602 Cohodas.



    1:30 p.m.    3.         Moment of Silence in Memory of NMU Student Mr. Bill Bernard


    1:35 p.m.    4.         Individual Requests to Address the Board Ms. Grundstrom


    1:40 p.m.    5.         Commencement Speakers: 

                                    1) Introduction of Graduating Senior Commencement Speaker Mr. Bernard

                                    2) Announcement of Commencement Speaker and Honorary Degree Recipient (See Formal Recommendation D-3) President Wong


    1:45 p.m.    6.         President's Report:  Focus on Excellence President Wong


                                    Introduction of Recipients of 2006 Board of Trustees Student Achievement Awards (See Formal Recommendation F-1) Mr. Bernard


                                    Introduction of Recipients of 2006 NMU Distinguished Faculty Awards

                                    (See Formal Recommendation F-2) Dr. Fred Joyal                   


                 Introduction of Recipients of 2006 NMU Excellence in Service Awards

                 (See formal Recommendation F-3) Dr. Mike Roy


    2:10 p.m.    7.         ASNMU Report Ms. Michelle Cox, Mr. Erik Maillard  (Backup)


    2:15 p.m.    8.         Committee Reports:

                                         a.    Academic Affairs Ms. Mary Lukens

                                         b.    Finance Dr. Douglas Roberts

                                         c.    Executive Mr. Samuel Benedict


    2:25 p.m.    9.         Action on Formal Recommendations Chair Weber (Backup)


    2:30 p.m.    10.       Closed Session Announcement President Wong


    2:35 p.m.    11.       Trustee Emeritus Recognition:  Mr. Scott L. Holman Chair Weber


    2:40 p.m.    12.       Other Business Chair Weber



    2:45 p.m.     Recess (15 minutes) followed by Focus Discussion.  Board of Trustees Rm, 602 Cohodas.



    3:00 p.m.    13.       FOCUS DISCUSSION (Backup)


                                         a.    Budget/Legislative Update President Wong, Mr. David Haynes, Mr. Gavin Leach, Dr. Mike Roy


                                         b.    Mission/Vision Discussion: Part 1

                                                     1)    Innovative Programs for the Future President Wong,

                                                            Dr. Joyal, Dr. Terry Seethoff, Dr. Cindy Prosen

                                                     2)    Enrollment Update Dr. Paul Duby, Mr. Bernard                     



    4:30 p.m.     Regular Session Adjourned.



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Academic Affairs                                 Finance                                                    Executive

Mary C. Lukens, Chair                         Douglas B. Roberts, Chair                    Samuel S. Benedict, Chair

Brian D. Cloyd                                        Alan T. Ackerman                                 Larry C. Inman

Larry C. Inman                                      Samuel S. Benedict                                Mary C. Lukens

Jon G. LaSalle                                         Larry C. Inman                                      Karl A. Weber, ex officio

Karl A. Weber, ex officio                      Karl A. Weber, ex officio                      Leslie E. Wong, ex officio

      Leslie E. Wong, ex officio                    Leslie E. Wong, ex officio                     Douglas B. Roberts, alternate