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News Release

Contact: Sharon Banks-Wilkins, NIU Board of Trustees
(815) 753-0833

September 17, 2007

NIU Board of Trustees to meet Sept. 20

Regular Business Meeting
of the
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF
NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY

September 20, 2007

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

Approximate Schedule   

9:10 a.m.                 
Public Meeting of the Board of Trustees Convened - Board of Trustees Room

(Following preliminary matters, including roll call, verification of posting proper Open Meetings Act notice and meeting agenda approval, it is expected the Board will approve a motion to close the public meeting to consider matters permitted by §2 of the Illinois Open Meetings Act in Executive Session in Room 225 Altgeld Hall.)

Approx. 9:45 a.m.    
Executive Session – 225 Altgeld Hall

Approx. 11:30 a.m.  
Public Meeting of the Board Reconvened – Board of Trustees Room

 

EXPECTED AGENDA FOR REGULAR MEETING

  1. CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
  2. VERIFICATION OF APPROPRIATE NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
  3. MEETING AGENDA APPROVAL, INCLUDING ANY PROPOSED CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS
  4. CHAIR’S COMMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
  5. EXECUTIVE SESSION
  6. REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF June 21, 2007 REGULAR MEETING
  7. PUBLIC COMMENTS (IF ANY)*
  8. REPORTS OF BOARD COMMITTEES AND BOARD LIAISONS
          A.   Executive Committee
          B.   Academic Affairs, Student Affairs and Personnel Committee
          C.  Finance, Facilities and Operations Committee
          D.  Legislation, Audit and External Affairs Committee
          E.   Illinois Board of Higher Education
          F.   University Civil Service Merit Board
          G.  Northern Illinois University Foundation
  9. PRESIDENT’S REPORT NO. 56
    (Expected to include presentation of proposals for approval:  Fiscal Year 2009 Appropriated Capital Budget Request; Fiscal Year 2009 Nonappropriated Capital Budget Request; Fiscal Year 2008 Internal Budget; Renewal of Academic Program Enhancement and Instructional Technology Surcharge; Department of Biological Sciences Research Project; Department of Psychology Consulting and Research Services; NIU Outreach Legal Services; College of Engineering and Engineering Technology Outreach; College of Engineering and Engineering Technology ROCK Program Research and Project Development; and Request for a New Research Center.  Possibly other matters for discussion only.  For information:  Fiscal Year 2007 Report on Capital Activities; Fiscal Year 2008 Entering Student Tuition Comparison Public Universities; Annual Summary Report Obligation of Financial Resources; Fiscal Year 2007 University Performance Report; Progress Report to the Higher Learning Commission; 2006/2007 Faculty Emeritus Recognition; Professional Excellence Awards for Faculty and Staff; Fiscal Year 2007 External Funding for Research, Public Service and Instructional Projects; 95th General Assembly Report; Fiscal Year 2008 Illinois Higher Education Budget; Congressional Report; Employment Conduct and Accountability Policies; Trademark Registration; William D. Ford Federal Direct Lending Program; and Grant and Contract Awards. Possibly other matters for consideration only.)
  10. CHAIR’S ITEMS
    (Expected to include presentation of proposals for approval:  Board of Trustees Bylaws Amendment -Second Reading.  Possibly other matters.)
  11. NEXT MEETING DATE
  12. ADJOURNMENT

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