C B N T R A L • I CHI GAM U N I V H R S IT Y
BOA R DO' T R U S T RES
Dace.ber 7. 1984
Ceotral Mi c bigan Univer sity Board of Trustees
Meeti ng of December 7, 1984
Mt. Pleasant, Mi c higan
Wembers present: Mrs. Allee Tombeul!an, Vice Chair;
Mr . Raymond A. LaBounty; Dr . Gordon N. Lambie; Ms . Rachael E.
Moreno; Nr. Wl111am C. Odyklrk; Wrs. Margaret Ann Rlecker;
Dr. Harold Abel, President.
Members abse nt: Dr . Bernadine N. Denning. Mr . Alfred J .
Also attending: Dr . John E. Cantelon, Provost; Mr . Arthur E.
Ellis , Vice PreSident for Public Aftairs; Mr. James L. Hill,
Vice President for Student Aftalrs ; Mr . Richard L. Niller,
Secretary to the Board of Trustees; Mr . Jerry R. Tubbs,
Treasurer of the Board of Trustees and Viee President tor
Business and Pinanee •
was called to order by Vice Chair Tomboulian at
The minutes ot the November 2, 1984 meeting were approved as
SPBCI AL RBSOLUTION FOR DR. NORMAN B. CLAR~B:
It was moved by Ws. Rachael Woreno, seconded by Mr. William
Odykirk. and carried, that the tollowing r esolution be adopted .
WHEREAS, Dr. Norman Clarke was associated with Central
Michigan University tor nearly 75 years, having
ohtai ned hiS Bachelor ' s degree here In 1920; and
WHEREAS, Or . Clarke established a world-wide reputation
as a cardiologist , practicing in southeastern
Wichigan and lecturing in this count ry and in Europe
on the subject of heart disease; and
Spec ial Resolution continued
WHEREAS , His consuming in t erest in history and books
led to the accumulation of a major private collec_
tion on Mi chigan and the Old Northwest Territory, a
collection he donated to Ce nt ra l Michigan University
and whi ch became the core of t he cu r rent prestigious
library that now ca rr ies Dr . Clarke ' s name; and
WHEREAS , Dr . Cla r ke's death this week marks a pe ri od
of great l oss to this unive r si ty;
NOW, THER EFORE , The Board of Trustees of Central
Michigan Univers ity expresses its sense of loss and
extends its sympat hies to the family and friends of
Dr . Norman Cl ar ke .
It was moved by Dr . Gordon Lambie , seconded by Mr . William
Odykirk. and carri ed, t ha t pet itions presented by Professors
Lewis Bende r a nd Thadd eus Zolty indicating support for the
President be accepted and fi l ed .
COBSTER J. BROWN MEMORIAL ENOOWED SCHOLARSHIP:
It was moved by Mrs . Margaret Ann Ri ecker, seconded by
Ms . Rach ae l Mor eno , and ca rried, that the following resol ution
be ado pted .
BE IT RESOLVED , That t he Chester J . Brown Me morial
Endowed Scholarship be establ ished and that the
following statement be approved for p r inting in the
Chester J . Brown Memorial Bndo. ed Schol a r s hip
Established i n 1984 by family and f riends and by a
l iving trust created by Ches ter James Brown a
lifelong resident of Isabella County and a i934
graduate o f Central Mi chigan UniverSity. Earn_
ings from the endowment will be awarded to a CMU
student within the College of Ar ts and Sciences .
Mr. Alfred Fortino arrived at 10:03 a.m .
THE NOWlAN C. DIKTZ SCIIOLARSOIP:
It was moved by Mr. William Odykirk , seconded by MS. Rachael
Moreno, and carried , that the following resolution be adopted .
BE IT RESOLVED, That the Norman C. Dietz Scholarship
be established and that the following statement be
approved for printing in the Bulletin .
The Nor_a n C. Dietz Scholarship
The recipient of the Norman C. Dietz Scholarship
is to be a non-music major member of the Central
Michigan University Marching Ch ip s who exhibits
outstanding leadership, musicianship and whose
i nteg rity Is beyond reproach .
OPRN FORUM :
It was moved by Mrs . Margaret Ann Riecker, seconded by
Dr. Gordon Lambie , and ca r ried, that the fol l owing resolution be
BE IT RESOLVED , That the Bylaws of Central Michigan
University Board of Trustees are amended by adding
a Dew Seotion 3. to Artiole VII (Communications to
the Board and Appearances at Meetings ), to read as
Section 3. Open Po rum . An o pen rorum fo r
the University comm un ity shall be conducted eve ry
other month at the direction of and under the
auspices of the Board of Trustees . The open forum
is established to serve as a medium for the free
exchange of ideas and opinions concerning Central
Michigan Univer sity and to provide the opportunity
for any member o f the Uni versity community to
address Trustees in i nforma l a nd open discussion .
The open forum is not a meeting
of the Board of Trustees . Participation by
Trustees i s encouraged , but is optional, and a
quorum is no t required . At no time during the
Open Forum continued
course of a torum shall the Board ot Trustees deliberate
toward or render a decision on public policy .
The Boa rd Chair shall a nno unce the
time , date and place ot the next open torum du r i ng
the last regular boa rd meeting preceding the date ot
the torum. Notice ot the Chai r 's a nnouncement shall
be posted on the bulletin board outside the Board
Otr i ce in the Bovee University Center.
Mr. Altred Fortino assumed the Chair at 10:15 a.m .
AUTHORIZATION TO ACCEPT GIPTS FOR REMAIRDRR OF 1984: (Pi nance
It was moved by Or . Go rdon Lambie , seconded by Mr . William
Odyk ir k , and carried, that the to ll owing r esolution be adopted .
BE IT RESOLVED , That the President or his designee is
autho r ized on behalt of the Board o t Tr ustees t o
accept any gitts to the Unive r si ty during the
r emai nder ot the ca l endar year 1984.
UNIVERSITY PARK LAND LEASE OPTIONS: (Pinance Committee)
Or . Gordon Lamble , acting as Chair ot the Pinance Committee ,
stated that the committee discussed a land lease dratt for
Universi t y Park . The drat t wil l be updated and r eturned to the
Boa r d tor app roval in February ,
REVISIONS TO GENBRAL PUND BUDGET, 1984-85: (Pinance Comaittee)
It was moved by Or . Gordon Lambie , seconded by Mr s . Alice
Tomboullan , and ca rried, that the tollowi ng resolution be
BE IT RESOLVED , That the General Pund Budget, 1984-85
approved on July 20 , 1984 is amended by the Board ot
Trustees as described 1n the attached r evised
Gene ral Fu nd Budget, 1984-85.
CHILLED WATRR MAINTENANCE PROJECT , SELECTION OF ENGINEERING
PIRM: (Finance Committee)
It was moved by Or . Gordon Lambie, seconded by Ms. Rachael
Moreno, and carr ied , that the following resolution be adopted .
BE IT RESOLVED . Tha t Hoyem-Basso Assoclate5, Inc. be
engaged to provide enlineeri ng services to complete
Phase 1 of the Chilled Water Ma intenance Project.
INVESTMENT ACTIVITY REPORT : (Finance Co--ittee)
It was moved by Or . Gordon Lambie , seconded by Mr. William
Odykirk, and ca rri ed , that the Report of Investment Activity tor
the month ot October 1984 be rece ived and tiled .
Mr. Charles D. Al e~ande r, Director , Placement and Ca r eer
~ lnr o rmat io n Center.
APPROVAL OF GRADUATION LIST FOR DECEMBER 1984: (Academic
It was moved by Mrs. Ali ce Tomboulian, seconded by Ms . Rachael
Mo reno , and car r ied , that the lIs t ot g raduates for December
1984 , upon ce rtiti cation ot the Relistrar and acceptance by the
Academic Senate , be approved.
ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COWMITTEE :
Mrs. Alice Tomboulian, Chair ot the Academic Attairs Committee,
stated t hat the schedule tor sabbatical leave recommendations
will be moved ahead by one month in o rder that the r ecommendations
may be presented to the Board at the December meet ing. A
list ot recommendations wi ll be sent to Trustees betor e the end
ot December and the list submitted tor approval at the next
Board meeting . The proposed informa t ion calendar was discussed
in the context ot ongoing planning act i vities . This calenda r
will provide a trame work tor the committee; intormation reports
belin at the next meeting . • 2092
• • PBRSONNEL RBCOMMENDATIONS:
It was moved by Mrs. Margaret Ann Rlecker, seconded by
Us. Rachael Moreno, that pages 1-7 of the personnel recom~endations
submitted with the agenda be approved .
Mr. Raymond LaBounty moved, seconded by Us . Rachael Moreno , that
the motion ot Mrs. Rieeker be amended to approve all personnel
recommendations appearing on pages 1-7 with the exception ot tbe
appointment at Dr. David Murphy and that Dr . Murphy's appointment
be voted on separately. Mr. LaBounty's motion .as
The original motion ot Mrs . Riecker, as amended, was then
It was moved by Mr s . Margaret Ann Riecker, seconded by
Mrs. Alice Tomboulian , that the appointment ot Dr . David Murphy
be approved as recomme nded . Motion deteated.
Dr . Gordon Lambie then gave notice that he would move later to
reconsider the vote by which the motion was dereated .
KLKCTION OP OPPICKHS:
It was moved by Mrs . Margaret
slate ot otticers t or 1985 be
Ann Rleeker that the rollowing
nominated, as recommended by the
Mrs. Alice Tomhoulian
Dr. Go rdon Lambie
Mr . Richard Miller
Nr. Jerry Tubbs
Nr. Altred Fortino yielded the Chair to Mrs . Alice Tomhoulian at
11:29 a.m . and seconded Mrs . Riecker ' s motion.
It was moved by Ms. Rachael Moreno, seconded by Mr. Raymond
LaBounty and Mr. William Odykirk, that tbe rol10wing slate of
officers for 1985 be nominated:
Dr . Gordon Lambie
Mr. William Odykirk
Mr . Richard Miller
Mr. Jerry Tubbs
It was moved by Or . Gordon Lambie , seconded by Mr .
Altred Portino, and carried, that the election of
officer s be tabled until the February meeting.
Mr . Alfred Portino assumed the Chair at 11:34 a.m.
PERSONNEL RKco.MKNDATIONS (continued ):
Dr . Gordon Lambie moved, seconded by Ms . Rachael Noreno , that
the Board reconsider the vote by which the motion to approve the
appoin tment of Dr . Murphy was defeated. The motion to reconsider
Dr . Go rdon Lambie then moved, seconded by Mrs. Margaret Ann
Riecker , that the appointment of Or. Murphy be tabled . The
motion was adopted .
~80ARD MBBTING SCHHDULH POR 1985 :
It was moved by Dr . Go rdon Lambie , seconded by Ms . Rachael
Mo reno, and carried , tha t the foll owing resolution be adopted .
BE IT RESOLVED , That the Central Mi chigan Unive r sity
Board ot Trustees shall hold regular meetings during
the calendar year 1985 by the tollowing schedule .
Octobe r 4
Decembe r 6
It was moved by Mr. Will iam Odyktrk, seconded by Ms . Rachael
Mo reno , and carried , that glfts received during October 1984 in
the a mount or $150,280 . 50 be accepted with appreciation • • 2094
It was moved by Mr. William Odykirk. seconded by Dr. Gordon
Lambie, and carried, that grants awarded during the month or
October 1984 in the amount of $468,674 be accepted.
Dr. Gordon Lambie expressed eoncern relative to the length ot
time required to process PinancLal Aid materials and suggested
consideration ot hiring additional counselors .
The Chair declared the meeting adjourned at 11:40 a .m.
The Chair r econvened the meeting at 2:08 p .m. Those in attendance
were: Mr. Alfred J. Portino, Chair; Mr. Raymond A.
LaBounty; Dr. Gordon N. Lambie; Ms . Rachael E. Moreno,
Mr. WLlliam C. OdykLrk; Mrs. Margaret Ann Riecker; Mrs. Allee
Tombaulian; Dr. Harold Abel, President.
• Also attending: Dr. John E. Cantelon, Provost; Mr . Arthur E.
Ellis, Vice President for Public Artairs, klr. Russell I •• Herron,
Assistant t o the President, Mr. James L. Hill, Vice President
for Student Afrairs; Ms . Eileen Jennings, University Counsel;
Mr . Richard L. kliller, Secretary to the Board or Trustees;
klr. Jerry R. Tubbs, Treasurer or the Board or Trustees and Vice
President for Business and Pinance
It was moved by Dr. Gordon Lambie, seconded by Ms . Rachael
Moreno, and carried , that the Board move into closed session for
the purpose or reviewlng the records pertaining to applicant
Or . David Murphy . Yor: Portino, LaBounty, Lambie, Moreno,
Odyklrk, Riecker, Tomboulian.
The Board moved into closed session at 2:12 p.m.
Mr. Raymond LaBounty lett the meeting at 3:01 p.m.
Ms. Rachael Noreno left the meeting at 3:20 p . m.
• The Board returned to open session at 3:51 p.m.
It was moved by Dr. Gordon Lamble, seconded by Mrs. Alice
Tomboulian, and carried, that Or . David Murphy's appointment be
taken tram the table .
It was moved by Mr. William Odykirk, seconded by Mrs . Margaret
Ann Riecker, and carried, that the appointment at Dr. David
Murphy, as listed in personnel recommendations, be approved .
It was moved by Or . Gordon Lambie, seconded by Mrs. Alice
Tomboulian , and carried, that the meeting be adjou r ned.
The meeti ng adjour ned at 3:54 p . m.
Secretary to the Board at Trustees
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