CENTRAL III Iel.1 G A NUN VRRSITY
BOARD Of' TRUST81!S
March 6, 1987
Cen t ral Mi c h i gan Univer s ity Board or T rustees
Dea rbo rn , Mich iga n
Marcb 6 . 1987
Members prescnt: Dr . Gordon N. Lambie, ChaIr; Dr. Bernadine N.
Denning; Mr . Mitchell D. Kehethn; Mr. Raymond A. l~aBounty;
Ms . Rachael E. Moreno: Mr . William C. Odykirk; Mr . Arthur E.
Members absent: Mrs . ttargaret Ann RieckeI', ttl'S. Aliee
Also attending: Mr . Russell L. Herron, Secretary to the Roard ot
Trustees; Mr . James L. Hill, Vice President for Student Atfai rs;
Dr. Janice M. Reynolds, Acting Provost; Mr . Jerry R. Tubbs,
Treasurer ot the Board ot Trustees and Vice President for
Business and Finance .
The meeting was ca lled to order Ilt the Dearbo r n Inn by Chair
Lambie at 10:05 a . m.
It was moved by Ns . Rachael Moreno , seconded by Ur . Mitchell
Kehetia n , a nd carried , that the minutes of the Janua r y 23. \987
meeting be approved as submitted.
CMU MARIRT ING STUDY:
Dr . Leo Erickson, Ma r keting a nd Hospitality Services and
P resident's Otfice, and 'alker Johannso n , preside n t of the
National Institute ot Orga nizational Research and Problem
Solving, Ann Arbor, p resented a r epo r t on research findings ot
eMU marketing study .
( Stud e nt AUat r s
It was moved by Mr . Raymond LaBounty, seconded by Dr . Bernadine
Den ning, and carried, that the follOwing resolution be adopted.
• • Mathis Schola r s hi p con ti nued
BE IT RESOLVED, That the Paul Carl Mathis II Hemorial
Scholarship Fund be approved and that the following be
printed in the University Bulletin:
Paul Ca r l Ma t his II Memo ri a l Scho lars h i p Fund
Established in 1987 1n memory of Paul C. Mathis, Professor
ot Economics at Ce ntral Michigan University from
1962 to 1985 . The scholarship will be awarded annually
to an outstanding student in Economics .
It was moved by tlr . Raymond LaBounty, seconded by Or . Bernadine
Denning, and ca rried, that the following resolution be adopted .
BE IT RESOLVED, That the Olson L. Ande r son and Cathe r ine
Bastow Anderson Scholarship Pund and the John and Jennie •
Bastow Scholarship Fund are establLRhed and that the
follOwing statement is approved for pr inting in the
The Olson L. Anderso n and Catherine Bastow Anderson
Scholarship Pund and John a nd Jennie Bastow Scholar_
ship Pund were established through an estate gitt in
1986 from Olson and Catherine Anderson . A trust will
provide annual scholarships to Ce nt ral Michigan
Unive r sity und e rgraduate students . An above average
g rade pOint and need of financial assistance are among
eligibility requi rements . A pr eference will be given
to students from Bay County, Michigan .
STUDBNT RBCREATI ON FACILITY : (S tud e nt Af t airs eom.ittee)
Schematic drawings and a model of the proposed student rec reati on
facility were presented by Vice President James Hill and Dr . Tom
Jones, professor, Cam pus Recreational Services .
Student Recreation Facil ity conti nued
Vice President Tubbs and representatives trom ~ililer Canfield
and from Nuveen presented an update on tinanci ng alternatives for
the facility ,
COMPUTBR BNHANCBM8NT : (Fi nance Ca..i t tee)
It was moved by Mr . William Odykirk, seconded by ~s. Rachael
Moreno, and carried, that the foll09ing resolution be adopted.
Unive r s ity Computi ng Plan
'HEREAS, liaJor enhancements are needed to computing
resou rces i n administrative, academic and library
areas; Now be it therefore
RESOLVED, That the Board of Trustees endo rses the
unive rsity-wide computing plan and instructs the
administration to present spending authorization
requests for specific components of the computing
plan as deemed appropriate •
It was moved by Ilr . William Odykirk , seconded by Hs . Rachael
Moreno. and carried, that the following resolution be adopted.
IBM Ma i nfraae and Software Purc base
WHEREAS, The current mainframe computers are outmoded
and in need of replacement; Now be it therefore
RESOLVED, That contracting authority tor the purchase
of an IBM 3090 computer, related equipment and
software be granted to the President or his des is nee
for an amount not to exceed $3,650,000.
It was moved by Mr . William Odykirk , seconded by Mr . Mitchell
Kehetian, and carried, that the tollowing resolution be adopted ,
Fous t Hall Remode ling
BE IT RESOLVED, That contracting authority tor the
remodeling ot Poust 27, 27-A and contiguous hallway
to house the new IBM computer and related equipment
be granted to the President or his designee for an
amount not to exceed S100,000 .
REPORTS OF INYKSTMENT ACTIVITY: (Finance Commi t tee)
The Board received Reports of Investme nt Activity for December
1986 and January 1987.
ACADEMIC SENATE ACTIVI TIES: (Academic Aftairs Committee)
Ms. Barbara Dixon, c hairperson of the Academic Senate , presented
a repo rt on Senate activities.
GRADUATE ASSISTANT STIPENDS FOR 1987 88: (Academic Afta i r s ca.)
It was moved by Dr . Bernadine Denni ng, seco nded by Mr . William
Odykirk, and carried, that the following resolution be adopted .
BE IT RESOLVED, That effective with the 1987-88 academic
year, Graduate Assistant stipends be estahlished as
Degree Purs ued
Specialist, MFA or Doctorate
(with 30 hours beyond baccalaureate)
Stipe nd Raoges
Stipends for individual g r aduate aSRistants will be
determined at de partmental/school/college discretion.
All graduate assistants are classified as Michigan
residents for tuition purposes.
Graduate assistants pursuing a doctoral degree
receive full tuition waiver fo r up to 20 semester
credit hours in addition to their stipend . All other
graduate ass i stants receive tuition waiver prorated
in accordance with the extent of their responsi_
bilities as graduate assistants .
This is a 4 . 6S increase in graduate assistant stipends .
GRADUATE fELLOWSHIP STIPENDS FOR 1987-88: (Acada-ic A~tair s Coa)
It was moved by Dr . Bernadine Denning, seconded by Ms , Rachael
Moreno. and carried, that the following resolution be adopted .
BE IT RESOLVED, That effective with the 1987-88 academic
year a maximum of fifteen (15) fellowships he authorized
with the goal of awarding:
4 Doctoral Fellowships at ~5,700 each
11 Graduate Fellowships at $4,700 each
All fellowships will e ntail full tuition and fees for
up to thirty semes t e r hours per year .
DEPARTMBNT OF ADMINISTRATIVB SERVICBS: (Academic Affairs Ca-)
It was moved by Dr . Bernadine Denning, seconded by Us. Rachael
Moreno, and carried , that the following resolution be adopted .
BE IT RESOLVED, That the name of the Depa rtment of
Administrative Services and Business Teacher Education
is cha nged to Department of Administrative Services,
effect ive immediately .
CLAR~g HISTORICAL LIBRARY BOARD APPOINTMERTS:
It was moved by Or. Be r nadine Denning, seconded by Nr. William
Odykirk, and carried, that the fol l owing resolution be adopted.
BR IT RESOLVED. That the Board of Trustees approves the
election of Robert P. Croll and William J . Strickler
and the reelection of Russell Kirk to the Cla rke
Historical Libr~ry Board of Governors .
Or. Bernadine De nning, Acting Chair of the Academic Affairs
Committee , reported that staff members presented reports aD
~Writing Across the Curriculum" (Interim Vice Provost Mary
Senter) and specialized accreditation by the National Association
of Schools of IIusic (Department Chairperson Sue Gamble) .
• • ASSHSSMENT AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE:
Ms . Rachael Moreno, Chair of the Assessment and Development
Committee, reported that Acting Pr ovost Janice Reynolds presented
an update on needs assessment tactiltator selection .
It was !!lOved by ~'r . William Odykirk, seconded by Dr . Be r nadine
Denning, and carried, that pe r son nel recommendations as submitted
on pages I-lOot the agenda be approved . .
It was moved by tlr. 1Hlliam Odyklrk. seconded by Dr . Bernadine
Denning, a nd carried, tha t gif t s received during Ja nuary in the
amount of $384,461 . 32 be acce pted with appreciation .
It was moved by Dr . Bernadine Denning, seconded by 'Jr. Mitchell
Kehetian, and carried , that grants awarded during Deeember 1986
i n the amount of $452,337 and January 1987 in the amount o f
$100,440 be acce p ted .
PRHSIDBNT'S RBPORT :
President Ellis co ngratulated Mr. Kehetian and Or. Lambie on
their re appoi ntme nts to the Board of Trus tees .
1987 COMMITTEE ASS IGNMENTS:
Chair Lambie asked that Trustees se rve on committees 45
Academic Affairs Committee :
Alice Tomboulian (chair )
Bernadine Den ning
William f)d yki rk
1987 Commit tee As s ignme nts continued
Assessment and Develop!ent Com: Rac hael Mo reno (chair)
Mitc hell Kehetlan
Raymo nd LaBounty
Margaret Ann Rlecker
Student Affai r s Committee :
William Qdykirk (chai r )
Margaret Ann Riecker
Raymond LaBounty (chair )
Rac hael Moreno
William Odyk! r k
It was moved by Ns . Rachael Nore no , seconded by Mr. William
Odykirk , and ca rried, that the Boa rd move into c losed session t o
discuss pendi ng lItigation . Fo r : Denning, Kehetian , LaBounty ,
Lambie, Noreno, Odykirk . Against : none. Absent : Riecker,
It was moved by Dr . Bernadine Denning, seconded by Mr . Raymo nd
LaBounty, and ca rried, that the mee ting adjourn immediately
following the closed session.
The meeting moved into c l osed session at 12 : 10 p . ~.
The meeting adjourned at 12:34 p.m.
~<rX='~_ Russell L. He rron
Secreta ry to the Boa rd of Trustees
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