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June 13, 2016

NIU Board of Trustees to meet June 16

PUBLIC NOTICE

Meeting of the
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY

Thursday – June 16, 2016
Board of Trustees Room
315 Altgeld Hall - Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, Illinois

Schedule

9:00 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 FEBRUARY 18, 2016; MARCH 17, 2016; APRIL 14, 2016 

5. PUBLIC COMMENTS*

6. CHAIR’S COMMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

7. REPORTS OF BOARD COMMITTEES AND BOARD LIAISONS

A. Executive Committee
B. Academic Affairs, Student Affairs and Personnel Committee (AASAP)
C. Compliance, Audit, Risk Management and Legal Affairs Committee (CARL)
D. Finance, Facilities and Operations Committee (FFO)
E. Legislative Affairs, Research and Innovation Committee (LARI)
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. 106

Expected to include items for Board review and approval: Recommendation for Faculty Promotions, 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; 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 Year 2016 Internal Budget Amendment; Fiscal Year 2017 NIU Foundation Professional Services Contract; Fiscal Year 2017 Internal Budget; Internal Audit Department Charter Approval; Search Firm Services for Dean of College of Engineering and Engineering Technology.

Review and information: Presentation: NIU and the Association for Black Cultural Centers; Presentation: Chief Diversity Officer: Year in Review; Semi-Annual Progress Report of Active Capital Projects ........ Information; Quarterly Summary Report of Transactions in Excess of $100,000; Periodic Report on Investments; Quarterly Financial Summary; Overview of Five-Year Repair and Improvement Planning (Capital Project Planning); Regular Committee Update on Enterprise Risk Management Initiative; Fiscal Year 2015 External Audit Summary Information; New Executive Order 16-04; Internal Audit Department Quality Assurance Review; State Budget Update; Federal Legislative Report; Sponsored Programs Administration Report; Engineering Research Overview.

9. CHAIR’S REPORT NO. 74

Expected to include items for Board review and approval: Closed Session Minutes Review and Release; Ad Hoc Committee on Governance Proposals - Naming Rights and NIU Constitution Article 2 Revision; Resolution Honoring Student Trustee James Zanayed; Fiscal Year 2017 Election of Board Officers and Civil Service Representative

10. OTHER MATTERS

11. NEXT MEETING DATE

12. CLOSED SESSION

15. 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