CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
BOARD OF TRUSTEES MINUTES
March 19, 1969
Central Michigan University Board :;,f Trustees
Meeting of March 19, 1~9
Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
Members present: Alfred J. Fortino, Chairman; Mrs. Jean Backus;
Roger M. Busfield, Jr.; Lloyd M. Cofer; Mrs . Kathar ine C . Hafstad;
James Umphrey; Walter W. Wightman; William B. Boyd, President .
Also attending: Norvall C . Bovee, Treasurer; John H. DeCario, &'>cretary;
Wilbur E. Moore, Vice President of Academic Affairs .
Members absent: Lawrence D. Rahilly .
The meeting was called to order at 2:00 P.M. by the Chairman .
The minutes of the meeting of February 26 , 1969 were accepted as printed.
Motion was made by Mrs. Katharine Hafstad, seconded by Walter Wightman
and carried that the follOwing recommendations of the administration, as
r eviewed by President Boyd, be approved:
ReSignatiOnS and Terminations:
Judy K. Henry, Instructor, Speech and Dramatic Arts
Leroy T. Howe, Associate Professor and Acting Chairman,
Donald R. QUinn, Director of Administrative Data Processing
Anthony Saritt, Instructor, History
Bernard J • Toney, Assistant Professor, Library
Jeanne M. Toney, Associate Professor, History
Irene Bergquist, Bookkeeper C-4, Business and Finance
Lucile Carr, Professor, English
B.A., Lawrence University, 1936
M.A., University of Texas, 1950
M.A. , Yale, 1952
Ph .D., Yale, 1956
M.A •• St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, 1964
Charlotte B. Evans , Associate Professor, Foreign Languages
B.S . Ed . , University of Wisconsin, 1956
M.A., Middlebury College, 1959
Ph.D. , Ohio State University , 1967
Howard V. Evans, Associate Professor, History
B.S.Ed •• University of Wisconsin 1956
M.A., Middlebury, 1959
Ph .D •• Ohio State University, 1967
Donald F. Melvin, Jr" Temporary Assistant Instructor,
A.B" Central Michigan University, 1966
M.A •• Central Michigan University, 1968
Joe L. Welch, Carpenter MF-7, Maintenance
Transfers and Recla ssifications:
Lily Brissman, Temporary Instructor to Instructor, Music
Gerald Hartman, Manager, Central Data Processing to Acting
Director of Administrative Data Processing
Russell M. Ragan, M. D., University Physician and Director
of University Health Service to University Physician
Harold J. Reese, M, D., University Physician to Director of
University Health Service and University Physician
Leave of Absence:
James Hornak, Physical Education
Academic Year, 1969-70
SALARY SCHEDUL E, PROFESSIONAL, TECHNICAL AND SUPERVISORY
It was moved by Roger Busfie ld, seconded by Lloyd Cofer and carried
that the Professional, Technical and Supervisory PersoIUlel Salary
Schedule be adopted effective with the first pay period in the new
fiscal year, 1969-70 . (Copy on file in the Secretary's Office .)
BAILEY, JAMES H. JR . STUDENT LOAN FUND:
It was moved by James Umphrey, seconded by Mrs. Katharine Haistad
and carried that gifts for the James H . Bailey, Jr . Student Loan Fu nd
be accepted and the fund be established as a short term loan fund . It
is further recommended that the following be adopted as a statement to
be printed perpetually in the University catalog:
"The James H . Dailey, Ir . Student Loan Fund was established
by faculty, student s , and frie nds in memory of a fellow
colleague, fIiend , and teacher who served the university
community with understanding, integrity , a nd dedication .
Loans trom this fund are available to worthy students, with
preference to those pursuing a major in industr ial education .
Equipment and chemicals valued at $4, 503 .08 from Mr . Joseph Hradel.
Mt . Pleasant. Michigan, to the Department of Chemi stry .
Supplies and equipment valued at $545 . 23 fro m the Ford Motor
Company to the Department of Industrial Education and Technology
Unrestricted Grant -in -Aid of $500 from [}ot,v Cor ning Corpor ation
to the School of Business Administration .
Chairman Alfred Fortino created t\'>'O new committees, Public and
Alumni Relations and Development a nd Plruming . The following Board
members were appointed to committee a ssignment s :
t-.1rs . Katharine Hafstad. Chairman
Mrs . Jean Backus
Mr . Walt er Wightman, Chairman
Mr . Lawrence Rahilly
Public and Alumni Relations
Development and Planning
Mr . James Umphrey. Chairman
Dr. Lloyd Cofer
Dr . Roger Busfield. Chairman
Dr . Lloyd Cofer
Mr . James Umphrey
Dr . Boyd aIUlounced that the Student Senate has passed a resolution
r equesting that the Board of Trustees implement the pr oposed University
Calendar in the 1969 fall semester . Hearings have been scheduled
on this matter to provide an opportunity for the entire University
community to express their attitude regarding this matter . In vicw
of the scheduled hearings and the need for evaluation a nd adequate
notice , it is unlikely that any change can be made this fall .
MERIT PAY SYSTEM:
Dr . Boyd announced that the proposed merit pay system is s till under
r eview and furure implementation will be developed with the Univer sity
Senat e .
There was a general diSCUSS ion regarding the telephone service at
the Univer sity . It was moved by James Umphrey and seconded by Mrs.
Hafstad that the University take whatever action is necessary to
pr esent to the Michigan Public Ser vice Commission the problems
encountered with the telephone service at the Univer sity .
Dean W. Lyle Willhite was introduced and made a presentation on the
function and structure of the School of Business Administrat ion .
The next meeting of the Board will be April 16th .
Meeting was adjourned at 3:25 P .M.
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