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September 12, 2016

NIU Board of Trustees to meet Sept. 15

PUBLIC NOTICE

Meeting of the
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY

Thursday – September 15, 2016
Board of Trustees Room
315 Altgeld Hall - Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, Illinois

Schedule

8:00 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 MAY 19, 2016; JUNE 16, 2016; JULY 21, 2016

5. PUBLIC COMMENTS*

6. CHAIR’S COMMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

7. TRUSTEE MATTHEW HOLMES COMMENTS

8. 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

9. PRESIDENT’S REPORT NO. 108

(Expected to include items for board review and approval: Request for New Specialization; Collective Bargaining Agreement; 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: 2015-2016 Faculty Emeritus Recognition; Presentation: NIU Fulbright; Institutional Aid Task Force Report; 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; Enterprise Risk Management Initiative Final Report; Northern Illinois University Insurance Policy Updates; Ethics Training Report; OEIG Guide to State Employees’ Political Activity; State Legislative Update; Federal Legislative Report; Sponsored Programs Administration FY16 Report; Division Wide Initiatives. Possibly 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#B2, 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