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October 12, 2015

NIU Board of Trustees Ad Hoc Committee on Governance to meet Oct. 14

BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY

Ad Hoc Committee on Governance Meeting

Wednesday – October 14, 2015

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

Approximate Schedule

3 p.m. Ad Hoc Committee on Governance

(Expected to include presentation of proposals for committee review and endorsement: Proposed Disclosure of Interest Policy [Conflict of Interest]; Presidential and Board Performance, Assessment/Audit; Presidential Purchasing Authority – Review of Administrative Approval of Purchases [Regulations of the BOT, Section V. Subsection B.2.a.]. Review and information: Hiring of Direct Reports of Senior Administrators; Establish/Clarify Administrative Leave Policy; Reform of all Standing Committee Charter/Charges [to include purpose, powers, duties, and the establishment of Committee benchmarks and other measures]; Orientation and Continuing Professional Development; Review of Criteria and Establish/Clarify Appeal Rights for Appeals to the Board; Naming Rights.)

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 (IF ANY) *
7. BOARD GOVERNANCE DOCUMENT PROPOSALS
8. NEXT STEPS
9. OTHER MATTERS
10. NEXT MEETING DATE
11. ADJOURNMENT

* Individuals wishing to make an appearance before the Board should consult the Bylaws of the Board of Trustees of Northern Illinois University, Article II, Section 4 – Appearances Before the Board.  Appearance request forms will be available in the Board Room the day of the meeting.  For more information 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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Phone: 815-753-4299
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