CENTRAL NI CR GAN UN' VRR SI TY
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Dec ember 12, 1986
Central Michigan Un i ve r sity Board of Trustees
Mt. Pl easant , Mic h i gan
Decembe r 12 , 1986
Members present: ijr . Raymond A. LaBounty. Cha ir ;
Mr . Mitchell D. KeheUan; ls . Rltchael E. ",.,re no; Jlr . WilHam C.
Odykirk; Mr~. Margaret Ann Riecker; Mr ~ . Alice Tomboulian;
Nr. Arthur E. Ellis , Prpsident .
Member absent: Or . Bernadine N. Denning .
Also attending: Mr. Russe ll L. He r ron , Secretary to thp Board
of Trustees; \lr . James L. HUl, Vice President f o r Student
Affairs; Dr. Janice M. Reynolds, Acting Provost; Mr . Jerry R.
Tubbs, Treasurer of the Board of Trustees and Vice P r esi~ent
for Business and Finance.
The meeting was called to ordpr hy C'hair I..aBounty at 10:41 a . m.
t t was moved by I)r . Gordon Lambie, seconded by ~lrs. Al ice
Tomboulian, and carried, that the minutes of the Nove~ber 7,
1986 meeting he approved as submitter! .
It was moved by Or. Gordon Lal!lbie, seconded by Plr •• t1ltam
Odykirk, and ca rried, that the minutes of the October 23 , 198R
~eeting be approved as sub~lted.
It was moved hy Mrs , Margaret Ann Riecker, seconded by
Mrs . Alice Tombou lian, and carried , that the following resolu_
tion granting emeritus rank to Way ne E. ~ oo r e . Pro f essor .
Geol ogy, be adopter! .
WHEREAS, Wayne ~(oore, a native son of Illinois who was
educated at Cornell University, came to Central
Michigan University in 1971 to teach geology and was
instrumental in establishing the Department of
Kmeri t us Ranlr. co nt inued
WHEREAS . He has been a mainstay of the Department of
Geology for fifteen and o ne-ha lf years, teaching a
variety of geology c lasses and serving as department
chairperson for nine years; and
WHEREAS, He has distinsuished himself as an a cademician
as well as a career advisor, and has always been
an agreeable, cooperative colleague; and
WHEREAS, He has maintained an active scholarly
interest in petroleu~ geology anrl organic geocheMistry
and remains active in several professional organizations;
Now be it therefo re
RESOLVED, That the Boa r d of Trustees, on behalf of the
Unive rsity community, expresses appreciation and
gratitude to Wayne E. ltoore for his contributions to
Central Michigan University and extends Professor
Eme r itus r a nk .
It was moved by Mrs . Margaret Ann Riecker, seconded by
Dr . Gordon Lambie, and carried , that the followlng resolution
granting emeritus rank to Richard A. Parf i tt. Assi s tant Pro f essor.
Physical EducatiOD and Sport , be adopted .
WHEREAS, Richard Pa r fttt in his underg raduate athletic
career at rentral Michigan University, achieved stardom
In both basketball and baseball; and
WHEREAS , Dick has been an exemplary teache r /coach for
Central Michigan University for 24 years; and
WHEREAS, On three occasions his basketball teams were
Mid-Amer ican Confe rence Champions and thus set new anrl
higher standardS of excellence fo r the basketball
WHEREAS, Seve r al of his players have had superlative
post-collegiate professional careers; and
WHEREAS , Hi s service to Cent ral ~Iichigan University
has been l ong and conspicuously loyal; Now be it
Emert tus Rank continued
RESOLVED , That the Board of Trustees, on hehalf of the
University community, exp resses appr ec i ation and
g ratitude to Richard A. Pa r f itt for his cont ributi ons
to Central Uichtgan Unive r sity and e xtends Pr ofessor
Eme r i tus rank.
It was moved by AIr. Willi am Odykirk, seconded hy ~'r s . Margaret
Ann Riecker, a nd carr i ed , that the following resolution
granting emeritus rank to laldo Sauter, Professor, Physical
Educa tion and Spo rt , he adopted .
WtlEREAS , Waldo Saute r has for the past twenty-nine and
one-hal f years been a leader in Physical Education and
Spo rt at Central Iti c higan University; and
WHEREAS , He has been a dedicated professor and
advisor, posi tive ly influe nci ng the professional and
personal l ives of thousands o f stud e nts; and
WHEREAS , He served as Graduate Coordinato r for the
Department , motivating it to imp rove present programs
and und e rtake new o nes; and
WHEREAS , He o rgani zed the CMU chapter of Phi Epsilon
Kappa, the Phys i cal Educa tion pro fessional f raternity,
remained as its advisor tor 25 years, and served as an
officer at the national l e vel ; and
WH EREAS, He shared hi s athletic coaching ahility in
th ree s po rt s , including seven years as Head Baseball
WHEREAS , While coaching the varsity basehall team h'e
won three conf e rence c hampionships, had three teams
ranked in the top t e n nationally, won two state NAIA
titles, s aw th ree of hi s playe r s playing in the Major
Leagues, and compiled an overall record of 210 wins
a nd 91 l osses ; Now be it th e r e fore
RESOLVED, That the Board of Tru s tees , on hehalf of the
Unive r si ty community, expresses appreciation and
gratitude to Waldo Sauter for his contr ihutions to
Central Mich igan Univers ity and extends Professor
Emeri tus rank.
Klneri tus Rank continued
It was moved by Mrs. Alice Tomhoulian, seconded by Dr. Gordon
Lambie , and ca rried , that the tollowing reso lution granting
emeritus rank to lillia. L. Swart , Pr ofessor , MatheMatics, be
WHF.RF.A ~ , BIll Swart ha s de voted nineteen years o f his
professional life to Central Michigan University and
its Department ot Mathe matics , serving thousands of
students through his teaching at both the undergraduate
and graduate levels; and
WHEREAS, lie has developed a special method for teaChing
a course in mathematics tor e lementary teachers
and has direc ted the activities of prospective
elementary t eachers through methods cour ses and
individualized instruction; and
WHEREAS, He has developed a special pr og ram for the
primary grades and implemented it in various elementary
WHEREAS , He has served as the President of the
Michigan Council of Teachers o f Mathematics and has
coordinated legislative efforts on behalf of that
organization as well as the general educational
community ; and
WHEREAS, He has piloted a program to develop a
competency test f o r elementary and middle school
teachers ot mathematics tn Michigan and has been
instrumental in developing the minimal performance
objectives tor mathematics education in Michigan; and
WHEREAS, He has achieved local and national recognition
as a distinguished contributor to his discipline
of Mathematics education; Now be it therefore
RESOLVED, That the Boar d of Trustees, on behalf of the
University community, expresses appreciation and
gratitude to William L. Swart fo r his cont ributions to
Central Michigan University and extends Pr ofessor
Emeritus r ank .
Eme r itus Ra ok continued
It was moved by 1Is. Rachae l 'lorena, seconded hy Itr. Mitchell
Kehetian, and ca rried, that the fo llowing resolution granting
eme ritus rank to Lo rrai ne St a nsberry, Uni t Ma nager, Food
Se rv ices, be adopted.
WHEREAS, Lorraine StanSberry served a~ a loyal and
im portant member of the Pood Se r vices staff at Central
Michigan University for 18 yea r s before her retirement
in December 1986; and
WHP.REAS , She served on the Auxiliary Servic~s staff
and contributed to the continuing development and
administration ot an e/ficient , cost etfective Pood
Services o pera t ion at Cen tra 1 Mich igan Un i vers i ty; and
WII ERP.AS , She assisted and served numerous fac ul ty ,
staff and students through her knowledge, he lpf ulness
and friendly se r vice; and
WHEREAS, She maintained her professional competence
through participation in University, community and
professional associations through th~ years; Now he it
RESOLVEO, That. the Board of Trustees, on hehalf of the
University communi ty, expresses appreciation and
grati tude to Lorrai ne Stansberry for her contrib1ltions
to Central Michigan Uni versity and extends Emeritus
ACCRPTANCR OY GI FTS YOR RRNAINDRR OY 1986 : (Y ina nce eo-.lttee )
I t was moved by ~lr . Wi ll iam Odyki rk, seconded by I.lr . Mitchell
Kehetian . and carried, that the following resolution he
ad opted .
BE IT RESOLVED , That the President or his designee is
authorized on behalf of the Board of Trustees to
acce p t any gifts to the University du ring the
r ema inde r of the calenda r year 1986 .
1987 88 BUDGET REQUEST: (Yi nance Committee )
It was moved by Mr . William Odyktrk, seconded by Mrs . Margaret
Ann Riecker, and carried, that the tollowing resolution be
ad opted . Por: Kehetian , More no, Odykirk , Riecker, Tomboulian.
Against: LaBounty . Absent: Denning.
BE IT RESOLVED, That the State Rudget Request, 1987-88,
is approved, as s ubmitted by the Administration, for
transmission t o the Ui chigan Depa rtment of ManageMent
and Budget .
UNIVRRS ITY COMPUTING SYSTEM: (Yinance Ca-.tttee )
Com puter upgrade information was prese nted to the Pinance
Committee by Or . Janice Reynolds , Acting Provost, Or . Edward
Grant , Inte r im Vice Provost , and Mr . James De ning, Director/
Com pute r Services . The Board ot Tr us tees also received a
letter f r om members ot the Department ot Com puter Science
stating a computer prefer ence . No action was taken.
NATIONAL SNBRGY AIA.RD: (Yi nance eo..tttee)
tAr. Jerry Tubbs , Vice President tor Business and Pinanc~ ,
reported that Central Michigan University is the reci pient ot a
National Energy Award for i ts woodbur ning plant .
INVESTMENT ACTIVITY : (Yi na nee Co .. ittee)
The Board received a Report of Investment Activity tor October
MOVING AYYlRMATIVB ACTION / RKIIODEl.ING RKGISTRA.R' S OYPl e s :
(Pi na nce Cn..ittee)
Dr . Mary Senter , Acting Vice Provost/Planni ng , Instructi on and
Resea r ch, prese nted pl ans tor moving the Aftirmative Action
Otfice to Warri ner a nd remodeling the Registar's Office. A
proposal for action will be presented at the next Board
QUALITY OF ' ORILIF! REPORT : (Finance eom.lttee )
Mr. William Parsons, Coordinator /Professional Developnent,
Human Resources, presen ted a report on the quality of worklife
program at CMU .
ENROLLMENT POLICY: ( Flnance/Student Affairs COftIl'Gittees)
Pr esident Ellis reported on enrollment issues and planning .
STUDENT RHCREATION BUILDING: (Student Affairs Committee )
Or . Tom Jones prese nted a progress report on t he proposed
Student Recreation Building .
EDANA DuGUAY SCIIOLARSRIP fOR fRENCH STODY ABROAD : (Student
It was moved by Dr. Go rdon Lambie, seconded by Mrs . ~ argaret
Ann Riecker, and ea rried, that the follo_ing resolution be
BE IT RESOLVED, That the Edana DuGuay Scholarship fo r
Prench Study Abroad is established and that the
following statement is approved for printing in the
Bul l etin .
&daDa DuGuay Scholarship for French Stud, Ab road
Provided through private gifts and established in 1986
by the Department of Fo reign Languages, Lite ratures
and CUltures in honor o f Dr. Edana DuGuay. forme r
Professor of French, to pr ovi de an annual schola r ship
to a Central Michigan Unive r sity student majoring in
French to r the purpose of study ing abroad. The award
will be given on a competitive basis to a junior or
se nior of high academie sta nding .
Applications are availabl e i n the oft ice of the
Department of Fore ign Languages, Liter atures a nd
EDlIN J. TOWLE PROPKSSORSH I P: (Acade_ic Affairs Committee)
It was ~ved by Mrs . Alice Tombouliftn, seconded by Mr. William
Odyki rk, and carried, that the Edwin J . Towle Professorship in
~anagement Information Systems be established.
WHEREAS, Cent ral Michigan University wishes to enhance
its academic quality by developing the key component
of the University'S resources--its faculty; and
WHEREAS, Edwin J . Towle shared with the University
community an interest in the advancement of the
WHEREAS , The University wishes t o honor IIr . Towle for
his commitment and ge ne r os i ty; Now be it the r efore
RESOLVED, That The Rdwin J . Towle Professor ship in
Management Infornation Systems be establi shed .
Mrs . Alice Tomboulian, Chai r of the Academic Aftairs Conmittee,
reported that the committee r e viewed and recommends approval of
the sabbatical leave and tenure recommendations which are
included in personnel recomme ndations .
NEEDS ASSRSSMENT STODY RESULTS; (Assess and Develop Comaittee)
NR. Rachael Moreno , Chai r of the Assessment and Development
Committee, repo rted that members of the Insti tute for Social
Research , Unive rsity of Michigan, presented a preliminary
report which is the reSUlt of a survey of Unive r sity
constituents . Copies of the repor t are available in the Park
Library or at the Roard of Tr ustees Office .
It was moved by Mrs. Alice Tomhoulian . secon rled by Mr. William
Odykirk , and carried, that pe r so nnel r ecommendations as
submitted on pages 1-7 of the agenda be app r oved .
It ~as moved hy Mrs . Margaret Ann Riecker, seconded hy
Dr . Gordon La~bie, and carried , that gitts received during
October 1986 in the amount ot $195,766.97 be accepted with
It ~as moved by Dr. Gordon Lambie, seconded by Ms . Rachael
lloreno, and carried, that grants a~arded during October and
November 1986 i n the amount ot ~998,803 he accepted .
PRKSIDENT'S REPORT :
President Ellis repo rted that the lET an~ Science 11 huildings
are moving forward on tlmp.. The University has received a
positive response trom Middle Michigan Development Corporation
tollo~i ng the Board's special meeting to discuss Unive rsity
Park . The project is moving in a timely, order ly way . In
addition, we are worki ng on a cooperative program ~ith Native •
ELECT ION Of OFf iCERS FOR 1987:
It was moved by Mr. Nitchell KeheUan , seconded by Is . Rllchael
Moreno, and carried una nimously, that the tollowing slate of
officers tor 1987 be adopted .
Vice Chai r
Dr . Gordon N. Lambie
Mr s . Margaret Ann Riecker
Hr. Russell L. H~rron
_Ir . Jerry R. Tubbs
The Board expressed its gratitude to Chair LaBounty fo r his
se r vice during the past t~o years .
No requests to address the Board .
There will be an Open Forum at 1:30 p.m . in the President's
Conference Roo~ .
The open session recessed at 11:36 a . m.
The open sess i on reconvened at 11:49 a . m. in the Board ot
Trustees Room .
Discussion ot Trustee appointme nts to the Needs Assessment/
Screening Committee .
It ""as II'IOved by Ms. Rachael Mor eno, sf'co nded by '1r s . Margaret
An n Riecker, and ca rrien, that Trustee appointments to the
Needs Assessment/Screening Committee be announced later today
fo ll o~ ing acceptance by the candidates.
~The ope n seSSion adjourned at 12:00 p.~.
NEEDS ASSESSMBNT[SCREENING QOM_I TTEE APPO INTMENTS:
Develop eo..lt t ee)
(Assess a nd
Tr ustee appointments to the Needs Assessment/Screening Commjttee
are as follows:
Michael Owe ns
Secr etary to the Board ot Trustees
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