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March 06, 2017

NIU Board of Trustees to meet Mar. 9

PUBLIC NOTICE

Meeting of the
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY

Thursday – March 9, 2017
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. HONOR AND RECOGNITION OF FORMER TRUSTEES

5. BRIEF INTERMISSION

6. PUBLIC COMMENTS *

7. 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. 112

(Expected to include items for Board review and approval: FY18 Architectural & Engineering and Physical Plant Open Orders Contract Renewals, FY18 DoIT – Integrated Media Technologies Printing Paper Open Order Contract Renewal, FY18 DoIT – Integrated Media Technologies Campus Copier Program Contract Renewal, FY18 Physical Plant Elevator Services and Maintenance Open Order Contract Renewal, FY18 International Programs Division Expenditures, FY18 Student Mass Transit Board Campus Busing System Contract Renewal, FY18 Transportation Services, Physical Plant & Finance, Facilities & Operations Motor Fuels, FY18 Multiple Departments – Non-Food, Food Service Related Commodities Contract Renewals, FY18 Student Health Insurance, FY18 Materials Management Commodities Open Orders, Division of Enrollment Management, Marketing and Communications Media Buying Services, FY18 Transportation Services – Charter Bus Service, Division of Information Technology Internet Security Services, FY17 Division of Information Technology Microsoft Licenses Amendment, FY18 Division of Information Technology Infrastructure Applications Microsoft Enrollment Contract Renewal, FY18 University Outreach Education Centers Catering Services Contract Renewals, FY18 Campus Mail Services and Integrated Media Technologies-Postage, Stevens Building Project Authorization, Neptune Residential Complex Upgrade (Capital Project Design Approval), Treasury Operations - Signatory Authority, Recommendations for Faculty and Supportive Professional Staff Sabbatical Leaves for the 2017-18 Academic Year, Request to Delete Programs –M.S. in Family and Consumer Sciences and Interdisciplinary Major in Early Childhood Studies (B.S.), only within the College of Health and Human Sciences, Honorary Doctorate Recommendations, Presidential Legal Services, Student Internship Partnership/Lease Proposal.

Review and information: Annual Report on the Outcomes of Sabbatical Leaves, Faculty Presentation on Sabbatical Leave, State Legislative Update, Federal Relations Update, Sponsored Programs Administration, Research and Innovation Initiatives, Quarterly Summary Report of Transactions in Excess of $100,000, Periodic Report on Investments, Quarterly Financial Summary, Housing Master Planning, Facilities Update.   Possibly other matters for discussion only.)

9. CHAIR’S REPORT NO. 77

10. NEXT MEETING DATE

11. CLOSED SESSION

12. 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