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February 15, 2016

NIU Board of Trustees committees to meet Feb. 18

PUBLIC NOTICE

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

BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY
Thursday – February 18, 2016

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 Report; Federal Report; Sponsored Programs Administration; Research in the College of Education. Possibly other matters for discussion only.)

10:00 a.m. Academic Affairs, Student Affairs and Personnel Committee
(Expected to include presentation of items for committee review and endorsement: Request for Deletion of Minor; Request for Deletion of Emphasis; Request for Deletion of Specialization; Request for New Degree Program; Request for New School; Request for New Minor and Emphasis; Request for New Specialization; Recommendations for Faculty and Supportive Professional Staff Sabbatical Leaves for 2016-17 Academic Year. Review and information: Annual Report on the Outcomes of Sabbatical Leaves; Faculty Presentation on Sabbatical Leave, Presentation on Assessment of Student Learning at NIU. Possibly other matters discussion only.)

11:00 a.m. Compliance, Audit, Risk Management and Legal Affairs Committee
(Expected to include presentation of proposals for committee review and endorsement: Constitutional Rights, Responsibilities, Privileges and Obligations - Proposed Freedom of Expression Policy. Review and information: Update on Enterprise Risk Management Initiative; Update on Governor’s Executive Order 15-09 - Statement of Economic Interest. 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: Approval of Fermilab CRADA; FY17 Architectural & Engineering and Physical Plant Open Orders Contract Renewals; FY17 DOIT – Document Services Campus Copier Program Contract Renewal; FY17 Physical Plant Elevator Services and Maintenance Open Order Contract; FY17 International Programs Division Expenditures; FY17 Student Mass Transit Board Campus Busing System Contract Renewal; FY17 Transportation Services, Physical Plant & Finance, Facilities & Operations Motor Fuels; FY17 Multiple Departments – Non-Food, Food Service Related Commodities; FY17 Student Health Insurance; Treasury Operations – Signatory Authorization; Differential Tuition Results; East and West Heating Plant – Boiler Assessment and Update (Capital Project Approval); DuSable Hall Steam Vault Replacement (Capital Project Approval); New Residence Hall and Northern View Apartments (Capital Project Approval); Gabel Hall – Roof Replacement (Capital Project Approval); Stevenson Towers A & D – Roof Replacement (Capital Project Approval); Lucinda Avenue Realignment (Capital Project Approval). Review and information: Quarterly Summary Report for Transactions in Excess of $100,000; Periodic Report on Investments; Quarterly Financial Summary. 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

2 p.m. Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees

AGENDA FORMAT FOR MEETING

1. CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
2. VERIFICATION OF QUORUM AND APPROPRIATE NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
3. MEETING AGENDA APPROVAL
4. CHAIR’S COMMENTS/ANNOUNCEMENTS
5. PUBLIC COMMENTS*
6. PRESIDENT’S REPORT NO. 103

a. University Recommendations Forwarded by the Board Committees
(Expected to include presentation of items for review and approval: Request for Deletion of Minor; Request for Deletion of Emphasis; Request for Deletion of Specialization; Request for New Degree Program; Request for New School; Request for New Minor and Emphasis; Request for New Specializations; Approval of Fermilab CRADA; Differential Tuition Results; New Residence Hall and Northern View Apartments (Capital Project Approval). Possible other matters for discussion only.)


7. CHAIR’S REPORT NO. 73

(Expected to include items for review and approval: Student Trustee Vacancy and Proposed Bylaw Changes. Possible other matters for discussion only.)


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, 815-753-1273.

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