Regulations - NIU - Board of Trustees

Regulations of the Board of Trustees

Table of Contents


INTRODUCTION  
ARTICLE I.  INTRODUCTION
ARTICLE II. ORGANIZATION AND OPERATION OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
ARTICLE III. THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES AND NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY
ARTICLE IV.    BOARD LEGISLATION

SECTION I:  ACADEMIC PROGRAMS
Subsection A. University Calendar
Subsection B.  Degrees
Subsection C.  Program Approval
Subsection D. Academic Planning
Subsection E.  Grants and Contracts
Subsection F.  Oral English Language Proficiency

SECTION II:  FACULTY AND ADMINISTRATIVE EMPLOYEES
Subsection A. Appointments
Subsection B. Conditions of Employment
Subsection C. Salary Administration
Subsection D. Benefits
Subsection E.  Sabbatical Leave
Subsection F. Retirement
Subsection G.  Staff Reductions

SECTION III:  CIVIL SERVICE EMPLOYEES
Subsection A. Appointments
Subsection B. Wage and Salary Administration
Subsection C. Benefits

SECTION IV:  STUDENTS
Subsection A.   General
Subsection B. Student Records
Subsection C.  Affirmative Action
Subsection D.  Residency Status
Subsection E.  Student Financial Aid and Opportunities for Employment
Subsection F. Intercollegiate Athletics

SECTION V:  FINANCIAL AFFAIRS
Subsection A.  Appropriations Process
Subsection B. Obligation of Financial Resources
Subsection C. Travel Regulations
Subsection D. Nonappropriated Funds
Subsection E.  Campus Traffic
Subsection F. University Vehicles
Subsection G.  Internal Budgets
Subsection H.  Annual Financial Reports
Subsection I.  Not-for-Profit Corporations
Subsection J. Contributions to the University and Not-For-Profit Corporations
Subsection K. Tuition and Fees
Subsection L.   Reimbursable Business Expenses
Subsection M.  Campus Mail Service
Subsection N.  Tax-Deferred Compensation Plan
Subsection O.  Administrative Closings
Subsection P. Intellectual Property Rights

SECTION VI:  PHYSICAL FACILITIES
Subsection A.  Real Property
Subsection B. Capital Projects
Subsection C.   Naming of Facilities

SECTION VII:  OTHER OPERATIONAL MATTERS
Subsection A.  Legislative Affairs (Governmental Relations)
Subsection B. Collective Bargaining
Subsection C. Freedom of Information Act
Subsection D. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Compliance
Subsection E. Legal Representation and Indemnification
Subsection F. Legal Proceedings and Actions