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November 14, 2016

NIU Board of Trustees committees to meet Nov. 17

PUBLIC NOTICE

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

BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY
Thursday – November 17, 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 Report; Federal Relations; Sponsored Programs Administration, Corporate Sponsorships. Possibly other matters for discussion only.)

10 a.m. Compliance, Audit, Risk Management and Legal Affairs Committee
(Expected to include presentation of proposals for committee review and information: Overview of NCAA Athletic Compliance; Overview of 2016-17 Annual Safety and Security Report; Internal Audit Update FY16.)

11 a.m. Academic Affairs, Student Affairs and Personnel Committee
(Expected to include presentation of items for committee review and endorsement: Request for New Emphases; Request for Deletion of Minors, Request to Delete a Program; Request for Deletion of Emphasis and New Degree Program; Appointments-Faculty and Administrative Employees. Review and information: Professional Excellence Awards for Faculty and Staff; Oversight of Academic Programs, Residential Life Update; Presidential Commission Update; Program Prioritization Update. Possibly other matters 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: Bowl Game Participation Expenses, Grant South Steam Vault Replacement & DeKalb Campus Electrical Infrastructure Replacement Phase III-Capital Project Fund Source Amendment; Stevenson and Grant Towers Building Envelope Repairs; Holmes Student Center Hotel Tower Envelope Repairs. Review and information: Semi-Annual Progress Report of Active Capital Projects; Periodic Report on Investments; Quarterly Summary Report of Transactions in Excess of $100,000; Quarterly Financial Summary – FY17 First Quarter; Annual Financial Summary – FY16 Year End; Fiscal Year 2018 Pricing Item; Facilities 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
(Expected to include presentation of items for committee review and endorsement: Appointments-Faculty and Administrative Employees. Possibly other matters discussion only.)

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. 109
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#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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Phone: 815-753-1681
Email: lminer@niu.edu