CENTRAL MICH GAN UNIVERSITY
BOARD Of TRUSTEES
October 9, 1987
Cont ral Michl,.n Unive rsity Board of Trus tees
Mt. Pleasant, Mic hlgan
October 9 , 1987
Members proscnt: Dr. Gordon N. Lambie , Chair; Mr. Mitchell O.
Kehet!an; Ms . Rachacl E. Mo r eno; Mr . William C. Odykirk;
Mrs . Margaret Ann Riecker; Mrs . Alice Tomboul!an; Mr . Arthur E.
El11s , President.
Members absent: Dr. Bernadine ~ . Denning, t.Jr . Raymond A.
Also attending: Dr . Edwa r d B. Grant, Interim Vice President for
Adm ini strA.tLon; Mr. Russell L. !lerron, Sec retary to the Board of
Trustees; Mr . James L. Hill·, Vice President for Student Affairs;
Or . Jani ce M. Reynolds, Acting Provost; Mr . Jerry R. Tubbs,
Treasurer at the Board of Trustees and Vice President for
Business and Pinance •
The meeting was called to order by Chair Lambie al ':32 a.m.
Chair Lambie Doted that Dr . Denning I s away repr~senttng the
CLOSED SESS ION:
It was moved by Mrs . Riecker, seconded by Mr . Kehetian, and
carri ed , that the Board of Trustees move into closed session to
discuss st rategy connected with the negotiation of collective
bargaining ag r eements . Par: Kehetian, Lambie, Moreno, Odyklrk ,
Riecker , Tomboulian. Against: None. Absent: Denning ,
The Board moved into closed session at ~:33 a .m •
• Yr. Hill arrived at 10:04 a .m.
The Board r econvened in o pen seSSion at 10:38 a .m •
It was moved by Ms. Moreno, seconded by Mr s .
Rieeker , and ca rri ed , t hat the minutes or the Septembe r 4, 1987
meet ing be approved as subm itted .
It was moved by Mr . Kehetian , seeonded by Ms .
~oreno, and c arr1ed, t hat the tollowing resolution granting
emeritus rank to Jenny Dioniee , Unit lIIanager/ Robinson, ~ood
Serviees, be adopted .
WHEREAS, Jenny Dioniso has devoted twenty-six years of
full time se rvice to Cen tral Michigan Un i VQ rAity,
including e ighteen yea rs as Uni t !.Ianageri and
WHEREAS , She has provided invaluable leadership and
outstanding dedieation in the serviee and
presentation or high quality meals t o ~~ny studen ts
and guests or the Univer sit Yi and
WHEREAS, lIer knowledge or residence hall rood se rvice
programs and food ha ndl ing procedures has p r oved
invaluable to the Uni ve r sity eommunitYi and
WHEREAS, She has become known for her integrity,
unselfish se r vice , eommitment and dedication to
Central Michigan UniversitYi Now be it there fore
RESOLVED , That the Board of Trustees, on behalf of
the University eommunity , expresses appreciation and
gratitude to Jenny Dionise tor her eontributions to
Central Wic hgtan Uni versity and extends Eme ritus
It w~s ooved by Mrs . Riecker, seconded by
Ms . Yoreno , and ca rr ied , that the following r esolution
granting emeritus rank to Margaret L. ' oodley, Academic Advisor,
Academic Info rma tion Center. be adopted.
WH EREAS , Margaret Woodley has devoted t:tighteen years of
se rvice to Central Michigan Un iv e rsity; and
WHEREAS, She served with great distinc tion as an
advisor in Continuing Edueation and Commun ity
Serv i ces and the AcademIc Information Center and,
through her efforts , aSSis t ed thousands of students
in meeting their educa tional goalSi and
S.eri tus Ranlr. continued
WHEREAS, Her advice and counsol to faeulty members.
fellow statf members and students made her a special
member of the Unive r sity communitYi ~nd
WHEREAS, She has become known fo r her Integrity,
unselfish se rvice, commitment, and dedication to
Central Mich Igan UniversitYi No. be it the refore
RESOLVED, That the Board of Trustees, on behalf o f
the University eomunity , expresses apprect~tion and
gratitude to Marga r et Wood l ey for he r eontributions
to Central Michigan University and extends Emeritus
1988 KESTING SCHEDULE:
It was moved by Mrs . Tomboullan, seconded by Ms. Mo reno,
ca rried, that the following resolution be adopted.
BE IT RESOLVED , That the Central Michigan University
Boa rd ot Trustees will meet in 1988 aeeording to the
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MARGO JO"(KR COACH OF THE YEAR RESOLUTION :
Bo .. d
It was moved by s . Moreno, seconded by Mrs. Tomboullan, and
carried, that the following resolutIon be adopted .
• • Margo Jonke r Coach o f the Year Resolution conti nued
WHEREAS, Margo Jonker , Central Michigan Unive rsity' s
softball coach, was naMed NCAA Division I National
Coach of the Year for 1987; and
WHEREAS, Coach Jonker was named Mid-Amer ican Confere
nce COllch of the Year and led her staff and team to
the Mid-American Conference Softball championships
for 1987, 1986, 1983 and 1982; and
WHEREAS, Coach Jo nker and the Chippewas were NCAA
regLonal champions in 1987 and regio~a1 tournament
participants in 1987, 1986 and 1985, and placed tifth
in 1987 and ninth in 1983 at the NCAA national
tournament, pr oviding continued natio na l recognition
to Cent ral Michigan University; and
WHEREAS, Coach Jonker has compiled a ca reer record at
Central Michigan Universi ty of 308 wins , 116 losses
and 4 ties, providing successful seasons tilled with
pride, excellence, and a positive reflection on this
university; Now be 1t thereforo
RESOLVED, That the Boa rd of Trustees of Cent ral
Michigan Unive rsity offers its congratulatio ns to
Coach Jonker, as NCAA Division 1 National Coach o f
HITERNAL AUDITOR SELECTION: (Pi nance Commi ttee)
Mr . Odykirk , chair of the Pinance Commit t ee , reported that
representatives of Arthur Andersen, Arthllr You ng and Price
Waterhouse witt be invited to campus for interviews . The
selection committee will make a recommendation to the Board at
tho December meeting .
X-RAY ANALYSIS SYSTEM: (Finance Committee)
It was moved by Mr . Odykirk, seconded by Ms . Moreno, and carried ,
that the following resolution be adopted .
BE IT RESOLVED , That the cont ract ing authority for the
purchase or an X-ray Analysis System in connec ti on
X- ray AnalJsis System continued
with a g rant from the National Science Foundation be
granted to the Pr esident or his designee for an
amount not to exceed $57 , 000 .
LEASE FOR ADDITIONAL SPACE FOR I PCD IN SOUTHPIELD, MICHIGAN :
(JIiioce co.ml tte )
It was moverl by Yr . Odyki r k , seconded by Mrs . Tomboulian, and
carried, that the following resolution be adopted .
WHEREAS, The Institute for Pe rs ona l and Ca r eer Development
has need for inc reased space and a unified
facility to serve the needs of student.'J In its programs
offer ed through it s program center 1n
Southfie ld, Ulch igan ; and
WHEREAS, The live- year lease cost o f the space proposed
for lease f r om Quadrangle Associates of
Bi rmingham, Uichigan is $186,159 , 60; and
W H~REAS , The projected costs t o r r emodeling and equipping
the expanded center are l es~ th~n $20 ,000.00; Now
therefore be it
RESOLVED , That the President or his designee Is
authorized to conclude the aforementioned l ease
LEASE AND RELATED COSTS FOR IPCD IN IARREN, MICHIGAN : (Finance
It was moved by Mr . Odyklrk , seconded by HI'S . RieckeI', and
car ried, that the following resolution be adopted .
WHEREAS , The Inst itute fo r Personal and Ca r eer Developme
n t has need for increased space and a unified
fa c ility to serve the need s of students in its
prog rams with Ch rysler and the need s of other students
i n the east portion of Detroit; and
WHEREAS, The five-yea r lease cost of the space proposed
fo r lease f rom Hoover Regency Properties i n
Warren , Michigan is $444 , 287 . 76; and
IPCD larren Lease conti nued
WHEREAS, The anticipated cost of remodeling and
equipment for the Warren center Is $80,000 . 00; Now
therefore be it
RESOLVED, That the President or his designee is
autho ri zed to conclude the aforementioned leasa
agreemant in the amount of $444,287.76 and authorize
remodeling and equipmen t acquisition at a cos t not to
exceed $80,000 . 00.
PRESTON APARTMENTS HEATING SUPPLY LINES REPLACEMENT PROJECT:
(Pl nance co.ml ttoe)
It was moved by Mr . OdYkirk, soconded by Us. Moreno, Ilnd carried,
that the following resolut i on be adopted.
BE IT RESOLVED , That the Board authorizes the President
or his designee to make expenditures not to exceed
$70 ,000 to replace hOlltlng supply lines at Preston
Apartments A, B, C and D buildings, consisting of •
underground steam and condensate return lines and • rela ted work.
IARR INER AIR CONDITIONING PROJECT : ( Finance CoamLttee )
It was moved by Mr . OdykLrk, seconded by ~rs . Riecker, and
carried that the following resolution be adopted .
BE IT RESOLVED, That the Board approves cha nging the
plans for the Warriner Hall air conditioning project
from multiple phases to one phase, and Author izes the
President or his designee to make expenditu res not to
exceed $12~,OOO for the enginee r ing portion ot that
It was moved by Mr . Odyktrk, seconded by Mrs . Tomboulian, a nd
carried , that the following resolution be adopted .
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Autb to Ra t ify Collec tive BargaIni ng Agreements ••• continued
BE IT RESOLVED , That the PreSident is authorized to
ratify and sign collective bargaining agreements for
19B7-88 through 1989-90 on behalf of the Boa rd ot
Ce ntral Mich iEan University Faculty Association
Police Officers Association ot Michigan
Amer ican Federation of State a nd County Municipa l
It was moved by ~Ir . Odyktrk , seconded by Ms .
Moreno, and carrled, that the fol l owi ng reso l ution be adopted .
BE IT RESOLVED , That the Presiden t 1s author ized to
r at i ty and sign supplements to collective bargalning
ag r eements for 1987-88 on behalf of the Board of
Tr ustees '11'1 th:
National ASBociation ot 8roadcast Employees and
Supervisory-Technlcal Association-Michigan Education
Support Personnel AssociAtion
eMU Staff Association
REPORT OF IftVRSTMENT ACTIVITY : (PiDaDce eo..lttee )
The Board received a repo r t or investment act i vity for August
ACADEMIC AFPAIRS Ca.M t TTEK :
Mr s . Tomboulian, chair of the Ac adem i c Affalrs Committee,
r epor ted th a t the academic pl anning calend a r and a proposed
schedule ot r epor ts to the committee were discussed.
• STUDENT APPAIRS COMMITTEE:
Chair Lambie reported that a policy fo r intercollegiate athletics
was discussed and that a proposed statement will be presented for
Board approval at the November meeting . The committee also heard
an update on planning p r ogr ess for the Physical Education/
Receat i on II building .
KEMDALL W. POLKERT MEMORIAL AWARD: (Student Atlairs Com-ittee)
It was moved by Mrs. Tomboulian, seconded by Ms . Moreno , and
carried , that the follow ing resolution be adopted .
BE IT RESOLVED , That the Kendall 11' . Folkert ~Iemortal
Award is approved and that the tollowing statement be
printed in the University Bulleti n :
Kendall W. Polkert Memorial Award
Established in 1987 in memo r y of Ke ndall W. Folke rt,
f o rmer cha irpe r son and associate professor in the CNU
Department of Re ligion . Endlowment ear nings will be
awarded to a graduati ng CYU senior who has been
admitted to a g rad uate program in South or East Asian
studies . •
ASSBSSMENT AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE:
Ms . Mo r eno , chair of the Assessment and De velopoent Committee ,
presented an update on presldential sea r ch/sc reenlng activities.
It was ooved by Mr. Odyk irk, seconded by Mr s . Tomboulian , and
ca rried, that personnel recommendations as submi tted on pages 1-
12 of the agenda be approved .
President Ellis r eported that this weekend would he f illed with
Parents' Day and Pr esident ' s Cl ub activities . He also noted fund
rai sing efforts for the School of Business and a $100,000 gift
from Whi r lpool . The Commiss i on on Art in Public Places has
selected art wo r k fo r the new lET building--an outdoor SCUlpture
fo r the no rthSlde plaza and t he main corrid or flooring . Pr og ress
is bei ng made on the student r ecreation and music buildings .
Ms . ~loreno noted that several e}[ al'llples of the hiring
and/or pr omotion of woeen in non- tradi tional pOSitions appeared
1n today ' s per sonnel recommendations.
The Board wishes to otfer its co ngratula,tion~ t e) Tt"ustee
Kehetian who i s being honored this weekend at a conference in
Boston fo r his contributions a s an Armenian journalist .
APPOINTMENT OF PRESIDENTIAL HOUSING COMMITTEE:
Chair Lambie reported th a t as the presidential sear ch moves
forwa r d , this Board faces a decislon r ega rding housing f or the
president . Historically , the university has provided housi ng for
its president- -usually the home on Bellows and mo re lately ,
through an allowance for otr- campus housing . In order to r each a
rlect~ion, I am appointing a commit tee to explore t he matter of
presidential housing a nd r eport back to the Assessment and
Development Committee at the November mee ting.
Urs . Riecker wil l chair the committee. Other memhers will be
Wr . Odykirk, Sibyl Ellis, Russ Herron and a faculty member or
townsperson to be named next week.
The meeting was adjourned at 11 :30 a .m.
Sec r eta ry to the Board of Trustees
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