E N T R A L M T C H G A NUN VERSITY
BOA R D 0 P T R U S T F. g S
Novembe r 6, 1987
Central Mic hlgan Unive r s ity Board of Trus t ees
Mt . Plea s a nt, Mlchigan
Novembe r 6, 1987
Member s pl'esent: Dr . Gordon N. Lambie. ena ir; Dr . Ber-nad ine N_
Denning; Mr. ~lttch ell O. Kehettao; Mr . Raymond A. LaBounty;
Ms. Rachae1 E. Moreno; Mr . Wllliam C. Odyklrk; Nrs . Allce
Tombautlan; Hr . Arthur E. ELLis, President.
Members absent: Nrs . ~argarot Ann Rlecke r .
Also attending: Dr . Edward 8 . Gr ant, Inter1m Vice President for
Administration ; Mr . Russel l L. Her r on , Secretary to the Board of
Trustees; Mr . James L. Hlll , Vice President tor Student Affairs;
Dr . Janice M. Reynolds, Acttng Provost; Mr . Jerry R. Tubbs,
Treasurer of the Board of Trustees and Vice President tor
Business and Floance •
The meeting was called to o rder by Chair Lambie at 10:32 a . m.
It was moved by Mr. Kehetian. seconded by ~rs. Tomboulian, and
car r ied , that the minutes of October 9, 1987, be approved as
gMERITUS RANK :
It wa.s moved by Ms . ~Ioreno , seconded by Mr . Odykirk, and carried,
that tbe following resolution g r anting emeritus rank to Gerald 8 .
Fulle r . Profes sor , Ps ycbo logy. be adopted.
WHEREAS, Gerald Fulle r has b rought national visibility
to our psycbology prog r am through his publications and
as editor of one of the tleld ' s major journals; and
WIIEREAS, He has pr ovided yea r s of invaluable leader sbip
and support .ithin the Oepartment of Psycbology; and
WHEREAS, He has been one of the most sought-atter
professors on campus tor his teaching skills; and
Eme r itus Rank COil tLnued
WHEREAS, He has given freely of his time and e~pertlse
tor consultatlon and counseling with students and
WIlEREAS , Hls sturlents have also achievl!!d positions of
leadership within the field; Now be it therefore
RESOLVED, That the Board of Trustees, on behalf of the
University community, expre~ses appreciation and
gratitude to Gerald Fuller for his contributions to
Central Michigan University and extends Professor
It was moved by Dr . Denning , seconded by ~r. Odykirk , and
carried, that the following resolution granting emeritus rank to
Wilbur J. 'aggoner, Professor, Mathe=atics , be adopted .
WHEREAS, Wilbur J . Waggoner has devoted 31 years as a
professor in the Department of Mathematics at Central
Michigan Unive rsity; and
WHEREAS, He has served as Acting Dean of the School of
Graduate Studies for two years; and
WHEREAS, He has been active tn state and national
professional organizations, including eIght years as
National Treasurer of Kappa Mu EpsIlon , a national
mathematicS honorary society; and
WIIEREAS, lie has been an outstanding representative of
his discipline and has enjoyed excellent ratings as a
teacher of statistics and mathematics education; Now be
RESOLVED, That the Board of Trustees, on behalf of the
Unive r sity community e~presses apreciation and gratitUde
to Wilbur Waggoner for his contrihutions to
Central Michigan Unive r sity and extends Professor
It was moved by Mrs. Tomboulian, seconded by Mr . Odykirk, and
carried, that the rollowing resolution granting emeritus rank to
Edward II. Whit.ore, Professor, Ma tbeaatic8 , b~ adopted .
Emeri tUB Rank cont i nued
WHEREAS, Edward H. Whitmore has devoted twenty-two years
as a p rofessor 1n the Department or Mathematics at
Central lllchigan University, including fifteen years as
department chairperson; and
WHEREAS, He served one year as the Acting Dean ot the
College of Arts and Sciences; and
WHE REAS, He has be~n an outstanding representative of
his discipline and active in national organizations ,
including the Mathem~tical Association at America and
the National Council ot Teachers ot Mathematics; and
WHEREAS, lie is well known fo r his excellent leade r ship
at the Department of MlLthematics, hi s expertise as a
classroom teacher and his commitment and dedication to
Central Michigan University through work on numerous
University committees; Now be it therefore
RESOI.VEO, That the Board or Trustees, on behalf of the
Uni versity community , expresses appreciation and
gratitude to Edward Whitmore for his contributions tn
Cent rlLl IA1chigan University ILnd extends Professor
BUDGET REQUEST FOR 1988-89: (Fioance Cn.mLttee)
It was moved by Ms. Moreno, seconded by Dr . Denning, and carried,
that the tollowing resolut ion be adopted .
BE IT RESOLVED , That the Administration is authorized
to submit to the Department of ManlLgement and Budget,
budget request documents for tLscal 1988-89 .
A comple te copy of the tinal documents wl11 be on file
in t he Office of the Soard of Trusteo's Secretary .
REPORT OF INVESTMENT ACTiVITY: ( Pinance Coamit t ee)
The Board received a Report of Investment Activity far September
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Pi na nce Coemit tee con ti nued
The Pinance Committee also heard a p r og ress ~ cpo ~ t on the selection
ot an exte r nal auditor and discussed a p~oposed remodeling
project to r Rose Center which would increase d r essing rooms tor
women's athlet i cs .
STUDBNT DISCIPLINARY APPBAL: (Studen t Affai r s Commi ttee)
It was moved by IJr. I..aBounty, seconded by 'dr . Kohet!an, and
car ried, that the following r esolution be adopted .
BE IT RESOLVED , that the recommendation of the
President--that establis hed p rocedures we r e
tollowed and the procedu res were not tundal:lenta lly
unfair--is approved .
INTBRCOLLEG I ATE ATHLBTIC POLICY: (St ude n t Af t air6 Committee)
It was moved by 'dr . LaBounty, seconded by Ms . Mo reno , and
ca rried, that the following resolu tion be adopted .
BE IT RESOLVED, That the Board ot Trustees adopts the
following statement as Board policy regarding Intercollegiate
athlet i cs:
Inter collegiate Athle tics at Central !H ch1.glln
Univers ity is an integral part of the insti t utio n' s
educational mission. In this regard, the Board of
Tr us t ees is commi tted to offering a broad-based
athletic program. The management and oper~tion of
the athle ti c p rogram i s viewed as a responsibility of
University administrAtion. Certain factors, however ,
a r e deemed to be of s u fficient importance 1n
p r ovid ing a fra~ework f o r the athletic prog ram and
are identified below.
1. Central tHchigan Uni ve r sity is comm itted to
maintaining DIvision IA status with the National
Collegia t e Athletic Association (NCAA ) . Towa rds
this end, the inst it u t i o n will abide by all
provisions of the NCAA Const itutio n .
I nte r col legiate Athletic Po l icy con ti nued
2 . Cent ra l Michigan Unive r sity maintains membership in
the Mid-American Athletic Conference ('~AC) and
abides by all c onference Bylaws. The Confe r ence
IS prIncipally governed by the Council of
President~ , and supported by a Faculty Boa r d a nd
the Athle tic Directors Association . Powers and
rosponsibilities of these bodies are outlined in
the Confe r ence Bylaws .
3 . Cent ral Michigan University will main tai n a
balanced pro~ram of intercollegiate athlet i cs .
On such occasIons wh e r e t he r e is a planned addition
or deletion of sports from the program, a
comprehensive position pa pe r will be p r epa r ed fo r
approval by the appropriate Vice President and
the President .
-I . Central Ilichigan Un iv e r sity maintains an Athletic
Committee whic h is a standing committee of the
Academic Senate . This committee is cha rged with:
Ca ) Representing the concerns of the student
athlete (both academic and athletic in
nature) to the Academic Senate anrl the
Unive r si ty community (e . g •. athletic
department . academic departments, U niv e ~ sl ty
administration, etc . );
(b) Se rving a8 a buffer o r liaIso n g roup to
monitor both the athletic and academic goa l s
ot the Un iversity and provide for a balance
which i s acceptable to the Unive r s ity a s a
wh o le ;
(c) Working t o main tain the proper perspective
or athletic competition within the
un ive r si ty life of the s tudent athlete .
5 . Cen t r al Michigan University recognizes the
impo r tance of providi ng eQual o ppo rtunities tor
intercolleg iate compe tition for men a nd women .
The institution is committed to mflintll.inl.ng a
level of support ~hi ch insures the continued
balance of intercollegiate spo rts of f e rings t o
both me n a nd women .
correction : 09-17-90/ mkm
MACOMB DAILY SCHOLARSHIP: (Student Af fairs Comittee)
It was moved by Mr. LaBounty, seconded by Ms . Moreno , and
carried, that the following resolution establishing the Macomb
Daily Scholarship be adopted .
BE IT RESOLVED, That the Macomb Daily Scholarship is
established and that the following statement is
approved for printing in the university Bulletin :
Macomb Daily Scholar ship
Established in 1987, a $1,000 scholarship to be awarded
to a high school senior who has been selected as a
recipient of the Macomb County Student of the Week
FINANCIAL AID STAFF REPORT: (Student Affairs Committee)
Director of Financial Aid Sheryl spivey reported on CMU ' s
financial aid operation .
MICHIGAN POLYMER CONSORTIUM: (Academic Affairs Committee)
It was moved by Mrs . Tomboulian, seconded by Mr. Odykirk, and
carried, that the following resolution be adopted.
WHEREAS, The Academic Senate endorsed the Michigan
Polymer Consortium Proposal on October 6, 1987; and
WHEREAS, The University ' s program obligat~ons of the
Michigan Molecular Institute merger affil~ation are met
by the consortium; and
WHEREAS, The academic policies, procedures, and
guidelines set forth in the proposal are in keeping
with the university ' S instruction, research, and
selvice missions; and
WHEREAS, The Michigan polymer Consortium budget for
1987-88 was approved by the Board on June 5 , 1981; Now
be it therefore
RESOLVED, That the Michigan Polymer Consortium Proposal
be approved. tA copy of the proposal is on file in the
Office of the Secretary.)
ENROLLMBNT REPORT: (Acade.ic Affairs Comaittoe)
Acting Provost Reynolrls and Assistant Vice Provost DeBruin
reported on enrollment prOjections and assumptions .
PRESIDENTI AL SEARetl : (AssesslIIOnt and Development Committe)
It was moved by Ms. Moreno, soconded by Mr . Kehetian , and
carried, that the tollowing resolution be adopted .
BE IT RESOLVED, Tha t the Board or T r u~tees ostablishes
November 6, 1987, as the deadline for applications
fo r the pr esidency ot Central Michigan University;
BE IT PURTHER RESOLVED, Tbat in the event that
outstanding candidates are nominated afte r this
date, the Board reserves the right to request that
the Presidential Sc reening Committee give
consideration to any such cand lrla tes .
PRRS IDI!NTIAL ttOUSI NG: ( Assessmen t a nd oe v elo~o nt Commi ttee )
It was moved by Ms. Iloreno, seconded by Dr . Donnins , and carri ed ,
th a t the tollowing resolution be adopted.
WHEREAS, The matter of presidential hOUSing is an issue
which should be resolved before a new President is
se l ec ted ;
WH EREAS , It is the expectation of the Board that the
Pres id en t , as the Ch Ie f Execu t Ive Of f tcer, sha 11 Ii ve
in t he off i c ial residence;
NOli' , BI!: IT THEREFORE RESOLVED , That the Board of
Trustees afflrms its intent to provide an official
p residential residence; anrl
BE IT PURTHER RESOLVED. That the Board asks the
administration to take such action as Is necessary t o
make a r ecommendation to the Bonrd as to an app r opri_
ate official r esidence .
• • PERSONNIi.:I. :
It was moved by !I r s . Tomhoulian, seconded by Dr . Denning, Ilod
carri.ed, that personnel rocommendations as submitted on pages 1- 5
of the age nda be approved .
GI r TS:
It was moved by Dr . Denning, seconded by Mrs . Tomboullan , And
ca r ried, that glfts r eceived during August 1987 i n the amo unt of
$236,159.48 and September 1987 in the amount of :585,226 . 86 be
accepted with a ppr eciation.
It was moved by /.Irs . iombou\lan , seconded by Or. Denning, and
carrLed, that grants awarded dUrLng September and October 1987 1n
the amount of :5342 , 337 be accepted .
PRBSIDENT'S REPORT: • President Ellis presented an update on construction and pr oposed
new bui l dings/additions .
OTHER/ NE. BUSINESS:
A congratulatory message wil l be sent to EAstern ~ichig~n
University as MAC champions with best wishes ror the tou rn a~ent .
It was moved by Or . Denning, IIoconded by ~lr . Kehetian , ~nd
carried, that the meeting be Adourned . ~he moetins adjou r ned a t
11:56 a .m.
Russel l L. Herron
Secretary to the Board of ~rustees
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