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December 07, 2015

NIU Board of Trustees to meet Dec. 10

PUBLIC NOTICE

Meeting of the
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY

Thursday – December 10, 2015

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

Schedule

9 a.m. Public Meeting of the Board of Trustees Convened – Board of Trustees Room

EXPECTED AGENDA FOR REGULAR MEETING

  1. CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
  2. VERIFICATION OF QUORUM AND APPROPRIATE NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
  3. MEETING AGENDA APPROVAL, INCLUDING ANY PROPOSED CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS
  4. REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF SEPT. 16, 2015, AND SEPT. 17, 2015
  5. CHAIR’S COMMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
  6. PUBLIC COMMENTS *
  7. REPORTS OF BOARD COMMITTEES AND BOARD LIAISONS

    A. Executive Committee
    B. Academic Affairs, Student Affairs and Personnel Committee
    C. Compliance, Audit, Risk Management and Legal Affairs Committee
    D. Finance, Facilities and Operations Committee
    E. Legislative Affairs, Research and Innovation Committee
    F. Ad Hoc Committee on Enrollment
    G. Ad Hoc Committee on Governance
    H. Illinois Board of Higher Education
    I. Universities Civil Service Merit Board
    J. Northern Illinois University Foundation
    K. Northern Illinois University Alumni Association
    L. Northern Illinois Research Foundation
  8. PRESIDENT’S REPORT NO. 101

    (Expected to include items for board review and approval: 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; Bowl Game Participation Expenses; Graduate School Application Fee Increase; Office of General Counsel Outside Legal Services Amendment; 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; FY2017 Tuition, Fees, and Room and Board Recommendations; Reappointment of Interim Vice President for Research and Innovation Partnerships; Reappointment of Interim Vice President for Marketing and Communications; Appointment of Interim Dean, University Libraries; Proposed Amendments to the Board Regulations Regarding Tuition Remittance Program for the Ph.D. in Health Science. Review and information: Oversight of Academic Programs; Presentation: Online Programming; Future Information Items {standard items and per BOT request}; 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; Update on Enterprise Risk Management Initiative; Clery Act/Title IX Update; Freedom of Information Act Compliance and Challenges;  State Legislative  Update; Sponsored Programs Administration; Research Collaborations with Laboratories; Research Concentrations; Grants and Contract Awards.  Possibly other matters for discussion only.)
  9. CHAIR’S REPORT NO. 72

    (Expected to include items for review and approval: BOT 2016 Meeting Dates Approval; NIU BOT Resolution Regarding the FY16 Budget Impasse; Closed Session Minutes Review and Release.  Possible other matters for discussion only.)
  10. OTHER MATTERS
  11. NEXT MEETING DATE
  12. CLOSED SESSION
  13. 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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