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November 05, 2015

NIU Board of Trustees committees to meet Nov. 12

BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY

Legislative Affairs, Research and Innovation Committee Meeting
Compliance, Audit, Risk Management and Legal Affairs Committee Meeting
Academic Affairs, Student Affairs and Personnel Committee Meeting
Finance, Facilities and Operations Committee Meetin
and Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees

BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY
Thursday – November 12, 2015

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

Approximate Schedule

9:00 a.m. Legislative Affairs, Research and Innovation Committee
(Expected to include presentation of items for committee review and information: State Budget Update, Sponsored Programs Administration; Research Collaborations with Laboratories, Research Concentrations. Possibly other matters for discussion only.)

10:00 a.m. Compliance, Audit, Risk Management and Legal Affairs Committee
(Expected to include presentation of items for committee review and information: Update on Enterprise Risk Management Initiative; Clery Act/Title IX Update; Freedom of Information Act Compliance and Challenges. Review and endorsement: Proposed Amendment to Board Regulations Related to Freedom of Information Act; Roles, Responsibilities and Obligations of the Board, the President and Internal Audit/FY2015 Audit Annual Update. Possibly other matters for discussion only.)

11:00 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; Request for a Constitutional Amendment to Article 4; Request for a Constitutional Amendment to Article 7; Authorization to Retain Executive Search Firms to Support Selected Searches for the Division of Athletics. Review and information: Oversight of Academic Programs; Presentation: Online Programming; Future Information Items {standard items and per BOT request}. Possibly other matters 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: Bowl Game Participation Expenses; Intercollegiate Athletics – IHSA State Football Championship Ticket Agreement; Division of Information Technology-Network and Communication Services NIUNET Upgrade; Graduate School Application Fee Increase; Office of General Counsel Outside Legal Services Amendment. Stevens Building Winterization. Review and information: Semi-Annual Progress Report of Active Capital Projects; Periodic Report on Investments; Quarterly Summary Report of Transactions in Excess of $100,000; Fiscal Year 2017 Pricing Item Update; Stevens Project Update. 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*
7. UNIVERSITY RECOMMENDATIONS/ACTION
8. UNIVERSITY REPORTS/INFORMATION
9. OTHER MATTERS
10. NEXT MEETING DATE
11. ADJOURNMENT

1:30 p.m. Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees
(Expected to include presentation of items for committee review and endorsement: Intercollegiate Athletics – IHSA State Football Championship Ticket Agreement. Stevens Building Winterization. Possibly other matters discussion only.)

AGENDA FORMAT FOR MEETING

1. CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
2. VERIFICATION OF QUORUM AND APPROPRIATE NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
3. SWEARING IN OF TRUSTEE TIMOTHY A. STRUTHERS
4. MEETING AGENDA APPROVAL
5. CHAIR’S COMMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
6. PUBLIC COMMENTS*
7. PRESIDENT’S REPORT NO. 100
8. OTHER MATTERS
9. NEXT MEETING DATE
10. 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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