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August 22, 2016

NIU Board of Trustees committees to meet August 25

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 OF NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY
Thursday – August 25, 2016

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

Approximate Schedule

9 a.m. Legislative Affairs, Research and Innovation Committee
(Expected to include presentation of items for committee review and information: State Legislative Update; Federal Legislative Report; Sponsored Programs Administration FY16 Report; Division Wide Initiatives. Possibly other matters for discussion only.)

10 a.m. Academic Affairs, Student Affairs and Personnel Committee
(Expected to include presentation of items for committee review and endorsement: Request for New Specialization; Collective Bargaining Agreement. Review and information: 2015-2016 Faculty Emeritus Recognition; Presentation: NIU Fulbright; Institutional Aid Task Force Report. Possibly other matters discussion only.)

11 a.m. Compliance, Audit, Risk Management and Legal Affairs Committee
(Expected to include presentation of proposals for committee review and information: Enterprise Risk Management Initiative Final Report; Northern Illinois University Insurance Policy Updates; Ethics Training Report; OEIG Guide to State Employees’ Political Activity. 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 2018 Budget Request Guidelines; Fiscal Year 2018 IBHE Capital Budget Request; Stevenson Towers B & C – Roof Replacement; DoIT Fiscal Year 2017 NIUNet Modernization. Review and information: Fiscal Year 2016 Report of Tuition and Fee Waivers; Fiscal Year 2016 Report on Capital Activities; Fiscal Year 2016 Annual Report of Transactions Involving Real Property; Fiscal Year 2016 Annual Report of Cash and Investments; Quarterly Summary Report of Transactions in Excess of $100,000; Annual Summary Report Obligation of Financial Resources; Road Map for Central IT; Five-Year Repair and Improvement Planning 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

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. OTHER MATTERS
7. NEXT MEETING DATE
8. CLOSED SESSION
9. 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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Media Contact: Lisa Miner, NIU Institutional Communications
Phone: 815-753-1681
Email: lminer@niu.edu