Board of Trustees Agenda Preview: Sept. 2022 meetings

Trustees will reflect on achievements of the past academic year

| Author: Ari Harris | Media Contact: Aaron Mills

The Central Michigan University Board of Trustees will receive an update on the university’s progress on priorities and initiatives over the past year when they meet in their formal session this week. 

Trustees also will hear a presentation from the university’s external audit firm, Plante Moran, regarding the university’s 2021-2022 financial statements.

Board of Trustees meetings are open to the university community and members of the public. All meetings will be held in the President’s Conference Room in the Bovee University Center, with seating for up to 25 individuals in the adjoining Lake Superior Room; all meetings are also available via live stream. 

  • View the Wednesday Committee meetings via live stream.
  • View the Thursday formal session meeting via live stream.

    Other highlights of Wednesday’s committee meeting agendas include:

    • Health Care Special Committee, 12:30-1:00 p.m. — Tom Masterson, dean of The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions, will update Trustees on health care needs in the region. 
    • Academic and Student Affairs Committee, 1:15-2:15 p.m. — Trustees will hear a presentation on new synergy between Academic Affairs, Student Affairs and Student Recruitment and Retention. Discussion also will include initial strategic planning efforts related to academic and student affairs.
    • Finance and Facilities Committee, 2:30-3:30 p.m. — Trustees will discuss the proposed Washington Commons project and receive the university’s annual investment report from NEPC, LLC.
    • Trustees-Faculty Liaison Committee, 3:45-4:45 p.m. — Faculty members Christi Brookes and Greg Smith, from the Department of History, World Languages and Cultures, will give a presentation on CMU’s Critical Engagements series. This year’s theme is “Cities, Coasts and Everywhere Else.” 
    • Trustees-Student Liaison Committee, 5:00-6:00 p.m. — Trustees will hear reports from several student leaders, including Taylor Idema and Natalie Brant, Student Government Association; Maezie Ervin, CMU Program Board; and Ryan Biller, Residence Housing Association. The committee will also receive an update on the Student Food Pantry. 

    Agendas for the September meetings, including a schedule of committee meetings, are available on the Board of Trustees website.

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