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May 16, 2016

NIU Board of Trustees committees to meet May 19

PUBLIC NOTICE

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

BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY
Thursday – May 19, 2016

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

Approximate Schedule

9:00 a.m. Compliance, Audit, Risk Management and Legal Affairs Committee0
(Expected to include presentation of proposals for committee review and endorsement: Internal Audit Department Charter Approval.  Review and information: Regular Committee Update on Enterprise Risk Management Initiative; New Executive Order 16-04; Internal Audit Department Quality Assurance Review; Fiscal Year 2015 External Audit Summary. 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: Recommendation for Faculty, Promotion, Tenure, and Promotions with Tenure for 2016-2017; Request for New Degree Program:  B.F.A. Dance Performance; Request for New Degree Program: M.S. Athletic Training; Oral English Proficiency Annual Report 2014-2015. Review and information: NIU and the Association for Black Culture Centers; Presentation: Chief Diversity Officer: Year in Review. Possibly other matters discussion only.)

11:00 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; Engineering Research Overview. 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: Fiscal Year 2017 NIU Foundation Professional Services Contract; Fiscal Year 2017 University Outreach Education Centers Catering Services Contract Renewals; Intercollegiate Athletics Fiscal Year 2017 Secondary Student Health Insurance Contract Renewal; Intercollegiate Athletics Fiscal Year 2017 Air Charter Services for Football Team; DoIT-Security Hardware and Software Amendment; DoIT-Network & Communication Services – Voice Trunking Services and Local Domestic/Long Distance Service Amendment; Fiscal Year 2017 DoIT Document Services and Materials Management Printing Paper Open Orders Contract Renewal; Waste Management and Utilities – Fiscal Year 2017 Solid Waste Removal and Recycling at NIU DeKalb Contract Renewal; Fiscal Year 2017 EMC Maintenance Renewal; Grant South Steam Vault Replacement (Capital Project Approval); Holmes Student Center Phase I Redevelopment (Capital Project Approval); Zeke Giorgi Law Clinic Lease Renewal; Real Property – Lease for School of Art; Fiscal Year 2017 Materials Management Commodities Open Orders; Fiscal 2016 Internal Budget Amendment. Review and information: Semi-Annual Progress Report of Active Capital Projects; Quarterly Summary Report of Transactions in Excess of $100,000; Periodic Report on Investments; Quarterly Financial Summary; Fiscal Year 2017 Internal Budget; Overview of Five-Year Repair and Improvement Planning (Capital Project Planning). 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. 105

(Expected to include presentation of items for review and approval: Appointment of Dean, College Law; Rescind Honorary Degree; Resolution to Retain 911 Center Public Safety Answering Points. Possibly other matters for discussion only.)


7. OTHER MATTERS
8. NEXT MEETING DATE
9. CLOSED SESSION
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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Phone: 815-753-1681
Email: lminer@niu.edu