Central Michigan University
BOARD OF TRUSTEES MINUTES
March 9 , 1966
Central Michigan University Board of Trustees
Meeting of March 9, 1966
lilt. Pleasant, Michigan
Member s present: Mrs . Jean Backus ; Lloyd M. COfer; Mrs. Katharine C.
Hafstad, Chairman; E. Allan Morrow; John W. Sivler ; James M. Umphrey;
Walter W. Wightman; J udson W. Foust, President. Also: Norvall C.
Bovee, Treasure r; Mrs. Doris L. Crippo, secretary .
Absent: Lawre nce D. Rah illy .
The Minutes of the meeting held on February 9, 1966 , were approved
Dr. Wilbur E. Moore, Vice President of Academic Affairs, gave a report
on "Long Range Academic P lanning." He summarized studies concerning
this that have been made by several committees over the last several years
together with recent materials submitted by various Department Chairmen
and the Deans of the several Schools. This was further supplemented by
considerable mate rial from his files regarding the kind of s tudent body
that we are serving. Or. Patricia C. Annable, Chairman of the University
Senate Committee on Planning, reported on recent activities of the committee
and plans for continuing the discussion in this a r ea.
The Cllair man ca lled for reports from Standing Committees :
Finance Committee -- Mr. Sivier , Chairman
Academic Affairs COmmittee -- Or. COfer , Chairman
At a meeting the pr evious evening with the Academic Affairs
Committee of the University Senate, four issues were brought
up for discussion:
1. Mak ing Agenda of the Board meetings generally ava ilab le
2. Univer s ity's position relative to Labor Unions
3. Overall plan for the University with respect to size and
4. Letter from AA UP
No particular recommendations for action of the Board a l this
The Chairman called for reports from ad hoc committees:
Revision of Bylaws -- Mr. Umphrey, Chairman
A proposed set of Bylaws was presented.
It was moved and seconded that the Bylaws as presented be adopted .
Discussion followed rela tive to Section 5, Article In. It was moved
and seconded tbat the original motion be amended by changing Section
5, Article In to r ead, "Policy matters , as adopted by the Board, shall
be reduced to writing, and made immediately available to each member
of the Board , and sball be made apart of the P olicy Manual." Original
motion as amended carried. (Copy on file in the Secretary's Office.)
The Chairman discbarged the ad hoc committee on Bylaws.
Appointment PolicY Committee - - Dr . Cofer, Chairman
Dr. Cofer reported thnt his committee met"" th the appointed committee
of the University Senate .
No recommendations fOI' Board action at this time.
Mr. Dovee reported that in accordance with the agreement with our legal
counsel we were to reviow the agreement at the end of six months. Legal
Counsel requested this agreement be continued as at present and be reviewed
at the end of the yenr, June 30 ,1966. Board concurred.
It was moved, seconded and carried that approval be given for the acceptance
of the low bids on the second general classroom building and authorize
Vice President Bovee and Preside nt Foust to let such contracts as are
The report on finan cing plans for the University Center addition deferred
to a future meeting .
President Foust called atlention to letter fr om Association of Governing
Boards relative to Annual Meetil~ to be held at Univer s ity of Kentucky
on May 1 and 3, 19G6. It was the concensus of op inion of the Board that
a representative of the Board s hould alteld tbis meeting if possible. Mrs.
Hafstad is hoping that she may be able to make arrangements to attend.
President Foust cal led atlention to the Minutes of the State Board of
Education for January 11 , 12. 25 and 26. Copies of these mimtes are to
be xeroxed and distributed to the Members of the Board of Trustees. to
the Chairman and Secretary of the University Senaie, and to the Library.
The next meeting of the Board was changed from April 20 to April 13.
Reports were made on the following Items:
1. Land Condemnation and Acquis ition
2. Request of F aculty P ersoJUlcl for Action by Labor Mediation Board
3. Central Michigan University Ordln.'lnce Power - Senate Bill *38
4. Outside Speake r s ' P olicy
5. Central Michigan University Alumni participating in Peace Corps
6 . Budget Hearing with EducaUon Co mmittee of House of R~re se ntativcs
Chairman Hafstad stated that the formal recommendations prese nted by
President Foust include retirements, resignations, appointments , leaves
of abse nce , transfers and reclassifications, gifts and proposed service
staff sal ary s che dlle which we have considered previou sly.
It was moved , seconded and carried that the following r ecommendations
as presented by President Foust be approved:
Mr. Claude D. Love, Chairman, Commerce Depa rtment, e ffective
July 30 , 1966, with the r ank of Professor Emer itus.
Dr. Rolland H. :Maybee , P rofess or, History and Political Science
Department , effective June 11, 1966, with the rank of Professor
Mr. AIda T. Rolph, As sistant Director A- VI, Field Services, effcctiveJune
30 , 1966 .
Mr. Gerald Sholi<, Administrative Assistant A-II , Field Services,
effective June 30, 1966.
Miss J ennie Pas te rnak , Resident Director , Hou sing Divis ion,
effective February 19 , 1966.
Mrs . Glorta P . Maynard , Ass is trut in Spa nis h, University Laboratory
School , effective January 22, 1966.
r.1rs . J oan Hartman, Cashier C-1 , Business Divis ion , effective
Feh ruary 18, 1966.
. Mr. J ohn J. McGee, General Ma intenance M-1 , effective J anuary 26,
Mrs . Shar on Barnum, Clerk J r . C-O, Cl ari<.e Historical Ubrary,
effective as of February 18,1966.
Mrs. Vernetta Carrick , Secretary C-3, Remedial Clinic , effective
as of March 9, 1966.
Mr. Geor ge B. Ma.rtin , Administrative Assista nt A-VI, Field
Servic es , effective February 15, 1966 .
Appointments continued -
Dr. Herber t S. Ve cte r , Assistant Professor, Che mistry Department,
for the periods April 6 - Apr il 13, 1966, and June 13 -
J uly 29 , 1966, to do work on the American Cancer Research Gra nt.
Dr. Wilbur Waggo ne r , Professor , Mathematics Department, for
the period September 17 , 1965 - J anua r y 29, 1966, for teaching
in the National Science Foundation In- Service Institute in
Mathe matics fo r Eleme ntar y Teachers and Supervisor s.
Dr. James W. Davis, Chairman of the Political Science Department,
with the rank of Profcssor , effective SEptember 5 , 1966.
Dr . Loren R. Clifford, Assistnnt Profes s or, Physics Department ,
beginning September 5, 1966.
Mr. Melvin W. Donaho, Assistant Professor, Speech nnd Drama
Department, effec tive September 5, 1966.
Dr. Gerald B. Fuller, Assoc iate P rofe ssor, Psychology Department,
effective September 5, 1966.
Mr. J ohn W. P etras, Assistant Professor , Sociology Department,
effective September 5, 1966.
Mr. Herbert K. Rodewald , Assis tant Professor , P sychology
Department , effective September 5, 1966.
P.-1rs . Luc ile J . Smith, Reside nt Director, Housing Office , effective
Februa ry 6 , 1966.
Dr. Charles P. Poole, Vis iting P rofessor, Education Department,
for the period February 10 - J une 10 , 1966 .
Dr . Malcom D. Sa linger , Vis i ting Instructo r , Psychology Department,
for the !pring semester, 1966.
P.-Irs. Mabel Brasington, Visiting Ins tructor, Education Department,
for the period. February 11 - June 10, 1966.
lI-lrs. Ellen Maxwell , Temporary Instructor (Part-Time), Foreign
Languages Department, for the period February 6 - June 3,1966 .
:Mr. Stephen Holde r , Ins tru ctor, English Department , for the
spring semeste r , 1966.
Mr. WUliam M. Hubert , Assistant Inst ructor (Temporary), English
Department, beginning Febr uary 10 , 1966.
ApPOintments continued -
Mr. Robert Lasco, Assistant Instructor (Temporary), English
Departmem., beginning February 10, 1966 .
Mrs . Carol Billingham, Visiting Instructor, Economics Department,
fur the spring semester , 1966.
J\.uss Ethel P raeger, Visiting Instructor, Education Departme nt,
for the period February 10 - March 31 ,1966.
Mrs. Donna Anderson, Secretary Jr. C-4 , Academic Affairs,
effective January 31, 1966.
Mrs. Virginia Oldt, Cashier C-1, Business Div ision, effective
February 16, 1966.
Mrs. Cynthia Mooney, Clerk C-l, Education Dep.utment,
beginning February 9, 1966.
Mrs. Ruth Benninger, Clerk Sr. C-l. Student Personnel Division,
effective February 7, 1966.
lilies Julia A. Daniels , Typist C-O, Graduate Studies Offlce,
effective January 31. 1966.
Mrs. Betty L. Post, Receptionist C-O , Housing Office, effective
February 6, 1966.
LEAVES OF ABSENCE:
Mr. George Pelle r in, Instructor, Department of Biology, for
the academJc year, 1966-67.
Mr. Tommy R. Jones, Instructor, School of Health and Physical
Education and Recreation for the academic year, 1966-67.
TRANSFERS AND RECLASSIFlCATIONS:
Dr. Leon A. McDermott, Department Chairman, Physics Department,
with the rank of Professor, from that of Professor, effective
June 20, 1966.
Dr. Rollard H. Maybee, Professor, History and Political Science
Department, Part-Time, for the spring semester, 1966, from
tbat of full-time .
Transfers and Reclassifications ccntirued -
Dr. Ruth Cook, Assistant Professor, Home Economics Department,
for the spring semester, 1966, part-time, from that of
Miss Donna Galolt. Graduate Assistant, Home Economics Department,
for the s pring semester, 1966, beginning February 10,
Mrs. Mary E. Bond, Resident Di rector, Housing, from that of
Receptionist C-O, Hous ing Office, effective January 31, 1966.
Mr. James R. Dennany, Instructor, Departmcnt of English, died
Saturday, February 19, 1966 . His name, therefore , is removed from
the payroll as of that date .
Recommend that the propcsed salary schedule be approved and implemented
beginning July 1, 1966, as rapidly as funds are available, as
submitted. (Copy on file in the Secretary's Office.)
Recommend that permJsslcn be granted to allow :Mrs. Greta Masten to
be employed as Resident Director during the summer session of 1966
(July through August) even though her compulsory retirement date is
J une 30, 1966.
Grant in the amoont of $22, 000 from the Department of Health,
Education . a rd Welfare in the program for the Preparation of
P rofessional Personnel in the Education of Handicapped Children
and Youth . (Copy on file Inthe Secretary' s Office)
Supplies and equipment from The Dow Chemical Company to our
Chemistry Department. Estimated value - $1,860 . 10 .
A c heck in the amount of $100 from Ginn and Company, matching
gift of .Mr. Albert F. Butler.
Recommend approval of the Summer Program, Off-Campus, 1966, as
submitted. (Copy on file in the Secretary's Office.)
On motion, meeting adjourned at 4:00 P. M.
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Mrs. Doris L. Crippo
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