April 12, 2019

When: 8:00 a.m.

Where: Board Room, 401 Administration Building


Read minutes from the meeting. (PDF)


  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of Proposed Agenda
  3. Approval of Minutes
  4. Public Participation on Issues Germane to the Agenda
  5. President’s Report
  6. Gift, Grant and Contract Report (Dr. Hsu)
  7. Research Presentation (Emily Steffke, undergraduate student, College of Natural Science)
    • Topic: Sweatin’ the Small Stuff: Molecular Mechanisms of Stress
  8. Personnel Actions and Information Reports (Provost Youatt)
  9. Committee Reports and Other Items Requiring Board Approval
    1. Committee on Budget and Finance (Trustees Foster (Chair), Byrum, Ferguson, Kelly)
      1. 2019-20 Housing and Dining Rate Recommendations
      2. Replacement Policy 02-06-01-Capital Project Planning and Approval
      3. Authorization to Proceed-Biological Safety Level-3 Research Laboratory
      4. Authorization to Proceed-Music Building Addition (budget adjustment)
      5. Authorization to Proceed-Cowles House-Accessibility and Interior Renovations
    2. Committee on Academic Affairs (Trustees Byrum (Chair), Ferguson, Schlichting, Tebay)
    3. Committee on Audit, Risk and Compliance (Trustees Kelly (Chair), Mosallam, Schlichting, Scott)
      1. Conflict of Interest-Approval of Contract Terms
      2. Conflict of Interest-Notice of Intent to Negotiate a Contract
    4. Committee on Student Life and Culture (Trustees Scott (Chair), Foster, Mosallam,Tebay)
      1. Age-Friendly State of Michigan
      2. Mobility Devices
      3. Diversity Report
  10. Public Participation on Other Issues
  11. Chairperson’s Report and Trustees’ Comments
  12. Adjourn