C R " T R A L • I CHI G A NUN I V B R SIT Y
BOA R D 0 F T R U S TEE S
November I, 1985
Central Michigan University Board of Trustees
Mt. Pl~asant. Michigan
November 1, 1985
Members present: Mr. Raymond A. LaBounty, Chair;
Dr. Bernadine N. Denning; Mr. Mitchell D. Kehetian;
Dr . Gordon N. Lambie; Ms . Rachael E. Moreno; Mr. William C.
~yklrk; Mrs. Margaret Ann Riecker; Mrs. Alice Tomboulian;
J(r. Arthur E. Ellis, Interim President.
lIembers absent: None.
Also attending: Dr. John E. Cantelon, Provost; Mr. James L.
Hill, Vice President for Studen t Affairs; Mr. Richard L.
Miller, Secretary to the Board of Trustees ; Mr. Jerry R. Tubbs,
Treasurer of the Board of Trustees and Vice President fo r
Business and Finance.
A special meeting of the El ecting Members of MMI was called to
order by Chair LaBounty at 10:35 a.m. to appoint the Board of
Directors of Michigan Molecular Institute . The meeting was
adjourned at 10:37 a.m. See Minutes of Special Meeting.
The meeting of the Board of Trustees was called to o rder by
Chair LaBounty at 10:38 a.m.
The Chair made the following committee appointments:
MAGB Representatives; Dr. Bernadine Denn i ng
Mrs. Alice Tomboulian
Mr. William Odykirk (alt.)
ROMinating Coamittee: Mr. Mitchell Kehetian, Chair
Dr. Bernadine Denning
Mr. William Odykirk
It was moved by Dr. Bernadine Denning, seconded by Ms. Rachael
Moreno, and carried, that the minutes of the October 4 , 1985
aeeting be approved as submitted.
ASSESSMENT AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE:
Ms . Rachael Moreno , Chair of the Assessment a nd Developme nt
Committee, reported that the Presidential Search Committee bas
established 13 cand i dates and is reviewing references with
additional follow-ups. The committee is proceeding within the
time lines as discus sed .
ARIA $50 . 000 SCHOLARSHIP FUND: (Stude nt Aff a i r s eo..ittee)
It was moved by Dr. Gordon Lambte, seconded by Mrs. Ma r garet
Ann Riecker , a nd carried , that the following resolution be
WHEREAS, The Association of Records Manager and
Administrators has awarded a $50 ,000 schola rship fu nd
to eMU for the University to invest and use the
proceeds for scholarships to records - management
majors; Now be it therefo re
RESOLVED , That the President be authorized to sign a
contract between the University and ARMA t r a nsferr i ng
the funds and speci fyi ng the proce dures and criter ia
to be used for the scholarship competition .
Dr . Gordon Lambie , Chair of the Student Affairs Committee , a l so
reported that the committee discussed interaction with
students . The committee is an open meeting and students a re
welcome to appear. The President of SGA has an open invitatioD
to attend. Advance notice of topics students wish to discuss
is helpful if information needs to be gathered .
GRANTING OF UTI LITY BASEMENTS TO THE CITY OF MT . PLEASANT :
(Fi na nce Commi tte )
It was moved by Dr . Bernadine Denning, seconded by Dr . Gordon
Lambie, and carried , that the f ol l owing resolution be adopted .
WHEREAS, Tbe Board of Trustees bas consider ed favorably
the gran ting of utility easements and rights-ot-way
to the City of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, to a l low the
Ci ty to apply for a grant to further de velop the high
tech no l ogy park; Now be it therefore
Graating o f Bas ements continued
RESOLVED, That the President is hereby authorized t o
have pr epared a nd fo r warded to the City of
Ht . Pleasant, the easements and rights-of-way neces sary
to secure EDA Grant 06-01-02078.
COLLRGH HOUSING PROGRAM FOR COGENERATION: (FinAnce eo..itt e e )
Vice President Tubbs repor ted that the University has received
Dot ice of fund reservation of $389,000 , College Housing Program
~D , for the pr oposed cogeneration system.
~TIO~ OF DEVELO~ E NT FUND MONIES: (Fi nance Committee)
It was moved by Dr. Be r nadioe Denning, seconded by Ms . Rachael
Ioreno , and carried, that the following resolu tion be adopted.
BE IT RESOLVED, That the allocation of unrestricted
gifts as noted below is approved and rati fied:
President ' s Special Purpose Fund 19B5- 86 $10, 000
.. PORT 0' INVESTMENT ACTIV ITY: ( Fi nance Co .. i ttee)
Jr . Wil l iam Odykirk, Chair of the Finance Committee, stated
t ha t the committee had r eceived a report of Investment Activity
for September 1985.
1181 MANAGEMENT PROGRAM REPORT: (Fi nance Commi t t ee)
Vice President Tubbs reported briefly on the Risk Management
Repor t developed for the University by Wyatt Co.
JOINT MEHTING OF FINANCE AND ACADEMIC AFFAI RS COMMITTEES:
Preside nt Ellis reported that the Finance a nd Academic Affairs
~ittees met jointly , Dr. Robert DeBruin presented an
enrollment projection and implication to Unive rsity budget,
Joi n t Wtg ot Finance a nd Ac a d emic Affai r s Commi t tees
mo re studen t s than p r ojec t e d ; we need FTE facu l ty . MM I
re presentati ves met wi t h the commi ttees a nd discussed t he
pr oposed 1985-86 budget and propo sed bond financing for a
Polymer Techno logy Ce nter .
HONORARY DEGRKK RKCIPIKNT : (Academic A~ f a l r s ao.aittee)
coat ' .
It was moved by Mrs . Al ice Tomboulia n , s e conded by Ms . Rac hael
Moreno , and carried , that the followi ng resol u t io n be a dopted.
BE IT RESOLVED , That t he Board o f Trustees appro ves t he
a ~ ardi n g of a n honorary degree, as indicat ed, at the
Decemb e r Commencement 1985 t o the following di st i nguished
ci t izen :
Ge r ald A. Elliott Doctor of Humane Le tt e r s
REG I STRAR SBARCH AND BARLY COKMENC~NT; (Acade.ic Affai rs
Informal repor ts we r e provided by the Provost's Of fice on the
Regis t rar Sea rch a nd on ear ly commenc e ment.
ACADEMIC USE OF NON-IPCD [NDEPBNDBNT CONTRACTORS :
It was moved by Mr s . Alice Tombou l i a n , s e conded by Ms . Ra c hae l
Moreno , a nd c a r ried , t ha t t he fo l l owing resol ution be a dopted .
WHEREAS , The Academic Sena te has develo ped a pol i c y
statement describing the general parame ters
governi ng t he ac a de mic use o f No o- IPCD I ndepe nd e nt
Contractors to clarify their s tat us with t he
University; No w be it the refo r e
RESOLVED, Tha t the Pol i c y on Aca demic Us e of No nI
PCD Ind e p endent Con trac tors app r oved by the
Ac ademic Senate on September 24 , 1985 i s adopted.
A copy of the policy ado pted by this r esolution
wi l l be signed a nd dated by the Chair and
Secretar y fo r ide ntif i c at ion .
POLICY OR T~PORARY fACOLTY: ( Ac a de.ic Affai r s eo..itt ee)
I t was move d by Mr s . Al ice Tomboul ia n , seconded by Ns. Rachael
Mor eno , a nd car ried , that t he f o l lowing resol u tion be a d op ted .
WHEREAS , The Ac ademic Senate has thoroughly r eviewed
t he Policy on Tempo rary fac ul ty and has a pproved
mod i fi c atio ns t o e l i mi nate the a mbiguity concern i ng
the concep t o f r eappo in tme n t ; Now be i t the r efor e
RESOLVED , That the Policy on Tempor ary Facul ty ,
appro ved by the Board of Tru s t ees at i t s meeting on
Uarch 4, 1983 , i s modified in accordance wi th the
action o f t he Academic Sena te on Sep tember 24 , 1985.
A copy of the r e vise d po l icy a dopted b y t his
resolution wil l be Signed a nd dated by t he Ch a i r a nd
Secretary for identi f ica t i on.
!be Cha i r expressed thanks t o the Academic Committee f o r its
DUI" S RRPORT :
Dr. lilliam Theunissen , School of Ed ucation, Heal th a nd Huma n
Servi ce s .
It was move d by Ms . Rachael Mo r eno , seconded by Mr . Mitchel l
lahet i an, and c a r r ied , t h a t t he personne l recomme ndations as
8ubmit ted on pages 1-5 o f the age nda be a pp r oved .
It was moved by Ms . Rac hae l Moreno , second e d by Mr s . Margaret
Ann Riecker , and carried, that gifts r eceive d dur i ng August
1985 in t he amount of $183,807 .74 be a ccep ted wi th a ppreciation
It was moved by Ms. Rachael Mo r eno, s econded b y Mrs. Al ice
Tomboulian, and carried, t hat grants awarded during Octobe r
1985 in the amo unt of $873,119 be accept ed .
PRESIDENT'S REPORT :
President Ellis noted the death of Pr o f essor Ke ndall Fo lke r t
and that a Campus Memorial Ser vice would be he l d at 4 p.m. OD
Monday, Novembe r 4 .
President Ellis announced that Richard Miller, Secretary to tbe
Board will assume r esponsibi lity for day-to day Legislative
Liaison and that a t hree _person committee compr ised of Jerry
Scoby, Dave Murphy and Baird Tipson serving as Chair , has beeD
appointed t o coord in a te the b udget de ve lopment . An a ppl ication
for a grant from the Research Excellence Fu nd has beeD
There will be an open forum at 1:30 p .m. today in the
President ' s Conference Room of the Bovee Unive r sity Cent er.
The meeting was adjourned at 11:45 a .m.
Secre tary to the Board of Trus t ees
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