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February 13, 2017

NIU Board of Trustees to hold special meeting Feb. 16

PUBLIC NOTICE

Special Meeting of the
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY
Thursday – February 16, 2017

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

Approximate Schedule

1 p.m. Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees

AGENDA FORMAT FOR SPECIAL 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 AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
  5. PUBLIC COMMENTS *
  6. PRESIDENT’S REPORT NO. 111
    (Expected to include items for board review and approval: Request for a New Degree Program – Master of Accountancy, Request for New School – School of Interdisciplinary Health Professions, Request for New Specializations Within the M.S. in Management Information Systems, Request for New Specialization in Leadership in Aging Studies within the M.S. in applied Human Development and Family Sciences, Request for New Specializations Within the Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Request for Deletion of Degree Program of the Bachelor of General Studies (only within the College of Health and Human Sciences) and Creation of Two New Emphases within the B.S. in Health Studies, Request for New Emphasis in Financial Economics Within the B.S. in Economics, Request for New Specialization in Art History Teaching, Request for Deletion of Programs – M.S. in Education in Elementary Education and M.S. in Education in Foundations of Education, Request for Deletion of Emphasis – Deletion of Interdisciplinary Major in Early Childhood Studies (B.S.) and Deletion of Emphasis in Professional Educator License, Request for Deletion of Emphases within the B.S. in Technology, Request for Deletion of Programs - Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Science in Teaching only within the College of Health and Human Sciences, Request for Deletion of Programs – M.S. in Family and Consumer Sciences and B.S. in Early Childhood Studies (only within the College of Health and Human Sciences), Request for Deletion of Emphases – within the B.A./B.S. in Nonprofit and NGO Studies, Request for Deletion of Minors in Public Administration and Minor in Urban Studies, Request for Deletion of Emphasis in Translation and Business French within in the B.A. in French, Request for Deletion of Specialization in French within the M.A. in Foreign Languages, Request for Deletion of Emphasis in Computer Science within the B.S. in Applied Management, Treasury Operations – Signatory Authorization, Appointment of An Acting Chief Financial Affairs Officer, and Appointment of an Acting Treasurer.  Review and information: NIU Engineering @ RVC.  Possible other matters for discussion only.)
  7. CHAIR’S REPORT NO. 76
    (Expected to include items for board review and approval: Resolution Honoring Marc J. Strauss, Resolution Honoring Cherilyn G. Murer, and Resolution Honoring Robert T. Marshall, Jr.)
  8. OTHER MATTERS
  9. NEXT MEETING DATE
  10. CLOSED SESSION
  11. 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