Thursday - Friday, May 2-3, 2024

Printable Meeting Schedule/Agenda

Thursday, May 2, 2024 - Finance Committee Meeting, Peninsula II, Northern Center

NOTE: The Finance Committee meeting will be live-streamed on YouTube

4:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Finance Committee Meeting

Friday, May 3, 2024 - Formal Session Meeting, Peninsula II, Northern Center

NOTE:  The formal session and committee meeting will be live-streamed on YouTube

8:30 a.m. 1. Formal Session Called to Order – Chair Steve Young
8:31 a.m. 2. Roll Call – Secretary Cathy Andrew
8:32 a.m.3. Approval of Agenda – Chair Steve Young
8:33 a.m.

4. Moment of Silence

  • Mr. Alex Duquette, student – Dr. Anne Dahlman
  • Ms. Paula Supanich, staff – Mr.  R. Gavin Leach
8:35 a.m.5. Work Scholars Update – Mr. Dave Nyberg and Dr. Cale Polkinghorne
9:05 a.m.Formal Meeting Recessed 
9:15 - 9:45 a.m.Academic Affairs Committee Meeting
9:45 - 10:00 a.m.Break 
10:00 a.m.Formal Meeting Reconvened
10:00 a.m.6. Individual Requests to Address the Board – Secretary Cathy Andrew
10:03 a.m.

7. Commencement Speakers:

  • Introduction of Graduating Student Commencement Speaker – Dr. Anne Dahlman
    • Ms. Grace Cook, Elementary Education Major
  • Introduction of Commencement Speaker – President Brock Tessman
    • Dr. Milton Chen will be the May 2024 Commencement Speaker
10:10 a.m.8. Special Recognitions
10:25 a.m.

9. A Moment in NMU History – Dr. Russel Magnaghi

  • Early Philanthropy at NMU
10:30 a.m.10. ASNMU Update – Ms. Gwen Feamster, President and Ms. Dana Hinckley, President-Elect
10:40 a.m.11. Staff Report - Mr. Steve Terres, AFSCME Union
10:45 a.m.12. President’s Report – President Brock Tessman
10:55 a.m.

13. Committee Reports:

  • Academic Affairs – Trustee Lisa Fittante
  • Finance – Trustee Alexis Hart
10:59 a.m.14. Amended NMU Board of Trustees Bylaws - Chair Steve Young
11:04 a.m.15. Action on Formal Recommendations – Chair Steve Young
11:05 a.m.16. Announcement of Informal Session to be held in conjunction with the Thursday – Friday, July 18 – 19, 2024 and Thursday – Friday, September 19 – 20, 2024 Meetings of the Board – President Brock Tessman
11:06 a.m.17. Good of the Order – Chair Steve Young
11:30 a.m.Formal Meeting Adjourned


Academic AffairsFinanceExecutiveAd Hoc - Policy Review
Lisa I. Fittante, ChairAlexis M. Hart, ChairStephen E. Young, ChairMelissa A. Holmquist, Chair
Steven W. LindbergMelissa A. HolmquistLisa I. FittanteLisa I. Fittante
Gregory J. SeppanenBrigitte R. LaPointe-DunhamAlexis M. HartSteven W. Lindberg
Greg M. ToutantGregory J. SeppanenBrock F. TessmanGreg M. Toutant
Stephen E. Young, ex officioStephen E. Young, ex officio Stephen E. Young, ex officio
Brock F. Tessman, ex officioBrock F. Tessman, ex officio Brock F. Tessman, ex officio