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August 24, 2015

NIU Board of Trustees committees to meet Aug. 27

BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY

Academic Affairs, Student Affairs and Personnel Committee Meeting
Legislative Affairs, Research and Innovation Committee Meeting
Compliance, Audit, Risk Management and Legal Affairs Committee Meeting
Finance, Facilities and Operations Committee Meeting

BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY
Thursday – August 27, 2015

Board of Trustees Room
315 Altgeld Hall - Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, Illinois

Approximate Schedule

9:00 a.m. Academic Affairs, Student Affairs and Personnel Committee
(Expected to include presentation of items for committee review and endorsement: Request for Deletion of Emphasis; Recommendation for Tenure. Review and information: 2014-15 Faculty Emeritus Recognition; Professional Excellence Awards for Faculty and Staff; Impact of Affordable Care Act; Program Prioritization Update. Possibly other matters discussion only.)

10:00 a.m. Legislative Affairs, Research and Innovation Committee
(Expected to include presentation of items for committee review and information: State Legislative Update, Federal Relations Update; Broadband and Healthcare Initiatives; Annual Sponsored Programs Report; Research in Depth: Physics. Possibly other matters for discussion only.)

11:00 a.m. Compliance, Audit, Risk Management and Legal Affairs Committee
(Expected to include presentation of proposals for committee review and information: Update on Insurance, All Major Policies Renewed; Roles, Responsibilities and Obligations of the Board, the President and Internal Audit; Key Board Compliance Responsibilities – Professional Development Updates: State Ethics Act/Statement of Economic Interest, Open Meetings Act. Review and endorsement: Enterprise Risk Management System. Closed Session. Possibly other matters for discussion only.)

Noon. Break for Lunch

12:30 p.m. Finance, Facilities and Operations Committee
(Expected to include presentation of items for committee review and endorsement: FY16 Internal Budget; FY17 Budget Request Guidelines; FY17 Appropriated Capital Budget Request; FY17 Nonappropriated Capital Budget; Investment and Cash Management Policy; Department of Psychology Subcontract Amendment. Review and information: FY15 Report of Tuition and Fee Waivers; FY15 Report on Capital Activities; FY15 Annual Report of Transactions Involving Real Property; FY15 Annual Report of Cash and Investments; Quarterly Summary Report of Transactions in Excess of $100,000; Annual Summary Report Obligation of Financial Resources. Possibly other matters discussion only.)

AGENDA FORMAT FOR COMMITTEE MEETINGS

1. CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
2. VERIFICATION OF QUORUM AND APPROPRIATE NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
3. MEETING AGENDA APPROVAL
4. REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES
5. CHAIR’S COMMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
6. PUBLIC COMMENTS (SEE NOTE)
7. UNIVERSITY RECOMMENDATIONS/ACTION
8. UNIVERSITY REPORTS/INFORMATION
9. CLOSED SESSION
10. OTHER MATTERS
11. NEXT MEETING DATE
12. ADJOURNMENT

* Individuals wishing to make an appearance before the Board should consult the Bylaws of the Board of Trustees of Northern Illinois University, http://www.niu.edu/board/bylaws/index.shtml#B4, Article II, Section 4 – Appearances before the Board. For more information or to register an appearance before the Board, contact Kathleen Carey, (kjahns@niu.edu) Recording Secretary to the Board of Trustees, Altgeld Hall 300, DeKalb, IL 60115, 815-756-1273.

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