Board of Control Approves Great Lakes Research Center Construction Agreement
At its regular meeting on Thursday, Aug. 4, the Board of Control approved a construction agreement, lease and conveyance of property for the Great Lakes Research Center, a $25.3 million building under construction on the waterfront.
The Board also heard a report that the ongoing $200 million capital campaign, "Generations of Discovery," has reached $147, 464,533.
In other business, the Board:
* Appointed Board member Stephen Hicks and former members David Brule and Russell Gronevelt as its representatives to the Michigan Tech Fund Board of Trustees.
* Recognized seven longtime employees for 35 to 40 years of service. They are Charles Nelson (40 years), David Bezotte (39 years), Mary Laitinen (37 years), Rodney Guilbault (35 years), Phillip Huber (35 years), Cynthia MacDonald (35 years) and Mary Witting (35 years).
* Granted emeritus rank to seven retired professors: Bernard D. Alkire (CEE), Eunice Carlson (biological sciences); Jimmy Diehl (GMES), Suzanne Beske-Diehl (GMES), Ronald Gratz (biological sciences), Robert Keen (biological sciences), and Marshall W. Logue (chemistry).