Central Michigan University
BOARD OF TRUSTEES MINUTES
January 22, 1969
Centra l Mich igan University Boord of Trustees
Meeting of January 22, 1969
Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
Members present: Alfred J . fortino, Cho innan; Roger M. 8usfield, Jr .;
lloyd M. Cofer; Mrs. Ka thari ne C. Hofstad; Wolter W. Wighhnan;
William B. Boyd, President.
Also attendi ng: Norva ll C. Bovee, Treasurer; John H. DeCarl o, Secretory;
Wilbur E. Moore, Vice President of Academic Affairs.
Members absent: Mrs . Jean Bockus; Lowrence D. Rahilly; James M. Umphrey .
The meet ing was co iled to order at 2:00 P.M. by the Chairman.
The minutes of the meeting of December lB, 1968 were accepted as printed .
Motion W(lS mode by Roger M. 8usrie ld, Jr., seconded by Mrs. Ka tharine
Hofstad and carried that the fo llowing recommendations of the acin inistration,
as rev iewed by President Bayd, be approved:
Helen Lamont, Intermediate Secretory C-6, Housing
RESIGNATIONS AND TERMINATIONS:
Donald f. Reilly, Administrative Assistant VI, University Press
Ka thryn P. Blond, Sen ior Clerk Stenographer C-4, Physical Education
Evelyn F. Gaffnett, Recording Clerk C-2, Registrar's Office
Margaret Heigley , Senior Clerk Typist C-2, Music
Wando Mullins, Clerk Stenographer C-3, Information Services
Barbaro L. Sharp, Clerk Stenographer C-3, Academ ic Affairs
Raymond Rock, f ireman Mf-7, Main tenance
J . Bruce Eldred, Manager, Administrative Assistant VI, University Press
B.S . , Central Michigan University, 1943
George Gozmorarian, Visiting Instru ctor, Business
B.S . in Bus. Adm., University of Detroit, 1954
M.B .A. , University of Detroit, 1956
Advanced Graduate Study: Michigan State University
George E. Miller, Administrative Assistant A-I I, Business ond Finance
B.S. in Accounting, ferris Stote College, 1966
Advanced Study: Central Michigan University
Jon ice A. Pottison, Clerk Stenographer C-3, Information Services
Kay Ann Smith, Senior Clerk Stenographer C-4, Physical Education
Irene M. Sytek, Clerk Typist C- l, Housing
Bernadette E. White, Clerk C-l, Registrar 's Office
Patricia Kirby, Registered Nurse, Health Service
Anita Dutcher, Nurses Aide, Hea lth Service
Elizabeth Schmorrow-, Nurses Aide, Health Service
Dean R. Haggart, Plumber's He lper MF-4, Maintenance
Richord Recker, Custodian Swingmon Mf -4, Maintenance
Matt Wiita la, Student Ma intenance Supervisor, Housing
TRANSFERS AND RECLASSIFICATIONS:
Edy the Egbert , Clerk Typist C- l to Cleric: Stenographer C-J, Housing
Mary Mead, Clerk C- l to Recording Clerk C-2, Registrar's Office
Betty Post, Clerk Ste nographer C..J to Intermed iate Secretory C-6, Housing
Elizabeth VanOver, Intermediate Secretory C-6 to Sen ior Secretary C-7,
Un iversity Center
Earl J . Decker, Equipment San itizer Mf-2 to Custodian Mf-4, Ma intenance
Tra nsfers and Reclassificotions continued:
Richard Re cker, Custodian Swingman to Custodian MF-4, Maintenance
LEAVES OF ABSENCE:
laVerne Cuny, Biology Spring Semester, 1970
Joseph Huston, History Fall Semester, 1969
Leslie Carl in, Personnel Spring Semester, 1970
Donald Kilbourn, Personnel Fall Semester, 1969
Nolan Kaiser, Philosophy Spring Semester, 1970
Ernest Donald, Sociology Fa ll Semester, 1969
Avon Dreyer, Econanics Spring Semester, 1970
Edgar Ross, Music Fall Semester, 1969
Eugene Grove, Music Fa II Semester, 1969
Margery Bulger, Physicol Educotion Fa I I Semester, 1969
Completion of Doctorate:
Richard Parker, Foreign languoges Academ ic Year, 1969-70
With Half Pay
Charles Carlson, History Academic Year, 1969-70
With Half Pay
John C. Meyer, Secondary Education Academic Year, 1969-70
With Half Poy
Adelbert Plummer, Secondary Education Academ ic Year , 1969-70
With Ha If Pay
Thomas Repp, Ach1inistrative Assistant II , Business and Finance
"FACULTY", DEFINITION O F
It was moved by Roger M. Busfield, Jr., seconded by Lloyd M. Cofer,
and carried that the following definition of "facultyn be approved for
academic purposes on ly:
" The ·University faculty sho ll include all those who hove on
academic rank of lecturer, instructor, or above, and whose
appointment calls for at least half-time service in research
or instruction or in a combination of the two. It sholl also
include the principal executive ond administrative officers
(president, vice presidents, deans), professional librarians,
personnel counselors, curators, and directors or adm inistrative
coordinators of the various acodemic and research octivities
under the general administrotion of the Vice President of
Academic Affoirs, and others towhan the President, with
the concurrence of the appropr iate academic department or
division, may assign an academic rank. "
JOSEPH P, CAREY ATHLETES LOAN FUND
It was moved by Roger M. Busfield, Jr., seconded by Mrs. Katharine
Hafstad, and curried that the Joseph P. Corey Athletes Loan Fund be
occepted with the following cond iti ons:
1. Maximum amount to be loaned to anyone individuol at
anyone time ~ - $50
2. Maximum length of time for initial loons to be 90 days
wi th provision for renewal if additional time is needed.
The following statement '11'0$ approved for printing in the University
" The Joseph P. Carey Student Athletes loan Fund wos established
by family and friends of Professor Carey in memory of
his devotion to the University and his great interest in athletics.
The fund provides gnall, interest-free loons (ma ximum of $50
for 90 days) to a thletes wha ore in need of temporary assistance."
STUDENT EVENTS 8UILDING
It wes moved by Roger M. 8usfield, Jr., seconded by Lloyd M. Cofer,
and carried thot the legislature be requested to pass a Resolution author~
izing the University to construct a Student Events BlJilding to be paid
from revenue fran student fees - total project not to exceed $5,000,000.
SUMMER SPEECH CLINIC:
Moved by RoeerM. Busfield, Jr., seconded by Mrs. Kathorine
Hofstad, and carried that the fee for the Summer Speech Clinic
be increased fran $350 to $450, effective beginning the slXIlmer
Moved by Mrs. Katharine Hofstad, seconded by Wolter W. Wightman,
and carried that the list of prospective graduates, January 25, 1969,
be approved. (list of gradootes on file in the Secretary's Office.)
HONORARY DEGREE CANDIDATES:
Moved by Lloyd M. Cofer, seconded by Roger M. Busfield, Jr., and
carried thot the following honorary degree candidates and degrees
for the January, 1969 canmencement be approved:
Stanley Idzerda Doctor of Humane letters
H. Allan Barth Doctor of Public Service
H. Gobind Kharana Doctor of law
Marjorie Peebles-Meyers Doctor of Science
Contribution of S1,500 from Roger Allen of Roger Allen & Associates,
to the Scholarship Fund.
Contribution of $500 fran Ernst & Emrt of Detroit with a designation
of $250 Achievement Award to on outstanding junior majoring in
accounting; and $250 to the School of Business Acministrotion to
enable members of the accounting faculty to particilXlte in p-ofessioool
activities for which adequate funds may not be available.
Beqoert of $500 under life insurance policy of Michael Joseph Novak,
G-and Blanc, 0 1966 graduate killed in action in Vietncm on
October 27, 1968.
Newly published musical works from Frank Stillings, School of Fine
and Applied Arts, to the Department of Music. Estimated value -
To the Development Fund:
Ralph J. and Rosemary langley S 50 Undesignoted
Gifts to the Development Fund continued:
The Dow Chemical Company $210
To the library:
Designated: Chemistry library
SI00 - H. E. Wood
SI00 - Bernard Niehoff
SIO - Daoald Chopin
Collection of books in the field of music from Fronk Stillings,
School of Fine and Applied Arts . Ertimated value - S74.20.
Collection of twelve books from lynn Mason, Mt. Pleasant.
Estimoted value - $60.00.
To the Clarke Historical library:
Eleven valuable nineteenth century county atlases fran louis
Cramton, Midland. Estimated value - S300.00.
Moved by lloyd M. Cofer, seconded by Roger M. Busfield, Jr" and
carried that plans for construction and financing of 100 apartments
be authorized. Projections indicote thot odditional units should be
built as soan os possible due to the shortage of opartments for married
students and first year University staff. It is hoped that approximately
75 of these can be two bedroom units ond 25 three -bedroorn.
Moved by lloyd M. Cofer, seconded by Mrs. Katharine Hofstad, ond
carried thot the IXlrking and traffic ord ioonce be omended to become
effective March 1, 1969 rather thon Febrvory 1, 1969. This action
is necessary since the City of Mt. Pleasant needs odditional time to
implemen t the ordinance because of the establishment of the new
District Court system.
The Chairman coiled for reports fran the Standing Committees:
Finance Committee - Mr. Wightman
Academic Affairs -- Mr. Umphrey
It was announced the Annual Meeting of the Association of Governing
Boards of Universities ond Colleges will be held April 20-22, 1969 at
Columbia, Missouri. Members were requested to return the registration
papers to John DeCarlo if they were planning to attend.
HEALTH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND RECREATION BUILDING:
Norvall C. Bovee announced that a grant from the Federal Government
in the amount of $1,000,000 had been received for the new
Health, Physical Education and Recreation Building.
The next meeting of the Boord will be February 26, 1969.
Meeting was adjourned at 2:30 P.M.
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