Friday, May 4, 2007



Friday, May 4, 2007


    8:00 a.m.     Regular Session Called to Order.  Sixth Floor Conference Room, 604 Cohodas.



    8:00 a.m.     1.         Authorization to Hold Closed Session of the Board of Trustees in Conjunction with the Friday, May 4, 2007, Board Meeting (SPECIAL ACTION ITEM ROLL-CALL VOTE) President Les Wong (Backup)



    8:05 a.m.     Regular Session Recessed. 


    9:00 a.m.     Academic Affairs Committee Meeting.  Board of Trustees Room, 602 Cohodas. (Backup)


  10:30 a.m.     Finance Committee.  Board of Trustees Room, 602 Cohodas. (Backup)


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



1:30 p.m. Moment of Silence in Memory of Scott Gaudreau Mr. William Bernard


    1:30 p.m.    2.         Individual Requests to Address the Board Ms. Grundstrom


    1:35 p.m.    3.         Commencement Speakers:

                                    Introduction of Graduating Senior Commencement Speaker Mr. Bernard

                                    Announcement of Commencement Speaker President Wong

   Mr. Stephen L. Gulis, Jr., '79, CFO, Executive Vice President and Treasurer, Wolverine World Wide, Inc., will be the May 2007 Commencement Speaker and will receive the Honorary Degree, Doctor of Business.  


    1:40 p.m.    4.         President's Report:  International Update President Wong (Backup)


    1:50 p.m.    5.         ASNMU Report Mr. Erik Maillard, Mr. Christopher Storves (Backup)


    2:00 p.m.    6.         Committee Reports:

                                         a.    Academic Affairs Mr. Jon LaSalle

                                         b.    Finance Dr. Douglas Roberts

                                         c.    Executive Mr. Samuel Benedict


    2:15 p.m.    7.         Action on Formal Recommendations Chair Lukens (Backup)


    2:20 p.m.    8.         Closed Session Announcement President Wong


    2:25 p.m.    9.         FOIA Requests President Wong, Dr. Roy, Ms. Cathy Dehlin, Dr. Ray Ventre (Backup)


2:35 p.m. 10. Safety Update President Wong, Mr. Ken Chant (Backup)



    2:50 p.m.       Recess


    3:00p.m.        Reconvene



    3:00 p.m.    11.       FOCUS DISCUSSION: Enrollment Challenges Ahead President Wong, Dr. Joyal, Mr. Bill Bernard, Dr. Cindy Prosen, Ms. Cindy Paavola, Dr. Paul Duby, Ms. Gerri Daniels (Backup) (Backup)



    4:30 p.m.     Regular Session Adjourned.




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NMU Board of Trustees 2007 Standing Committees


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