May 07, 2010
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Regular Business Meeting
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY
May 13, 2010
Board of Trustees Room
315 Altgeld Hall - Northern Illinois University
Public Meeting of the Board of Trustees Convened – Board of Trustees Room
Approx. 9:15 a.m.
Executive Session – Altgeld Hall
Approx. 11 a.m.
Reconvene Board of Trustees Meeting – 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. EXECUTIVE SESSION
5. REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF FEBRUARY 25, 2010 REGULAR MEETING
6. CHAIR’S COMMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
7. ELECTION OF BOARD OF TRUSTEES OFFICERS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2011
8. PUBLIC COMMENTS (IF ANY)*
9. 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. Universities Civil Service Merit Board
G. Northern Illinois University Foundation
10. PRESIDENT’S REPORT NO. 69
Expected to include presentation of proposals for approval: Fiscal Year 2011 Gasoline 10 Percent Ethanol Blend; Fiscal Year 2011 NIU Foundation Professional Services Contract; Fiscal Year 2011 ITS – Telecommunications Services Cellular Services Open Order; Fiscal Year 2011 ITS – Telecommunications Services Telephone Hardware Maintenance Contract Renewal; Fiscal Year 2011 NIU Naperville Catering Services Contract Renewal; Fiscal Year 2011 Radiation Oncology Physician Services Contract Renewal; Fiscal Year 2011 Office of Waste Management and Utilities Solid Waste Removal and Recycling at NIU DeKalb – Contract Renewal; Fiscal Year 2011 NIU/Fermilab Neutron Cancer Therapy Agreement Extension; Energy Infrastructure Improvements – Phase X Performance Contract Amendment; Materials Management Central Stores Commodities Amendment; Department of Biological Sciences Research Project Amendments; Recommendations for Faculty Promotions, Tenure, and Promotions with Tenure for the 2010‑2011 Academic Year; Requests for New Degree Programs; Request for Degree Authority at Regional Site; Request for a New Minor; Amendment to Board of Trustees Regulations – Freedom of Information Act (FOIA); Internal Audit Department Charter; Appointment of the Dean of the College of Education; Fiscal Year 2011 Tuition Recommendations; Fiscal Year 2011 Internal Operating Budget Interim Approval; Zeke Giorgi Law Clinic Lease Renewal; Center for Governmental Studies Medicaid Fraud Project Amendments; Information Technology Services Expansion of NIUNet; and Bond Resolution for Existing Residence Halls and Other Infrastructure Improvements. For review and information: Quarterly Summary Report of Transactions in Excess of $100,000; 96th General Assembly Report; Congressional Report; Public Act 96‑0889 Illinois Pension Code Amendments Applicable to State Universities Retirement System (SURS) Participants Employed as of January 1, 2011 and Thereafter; Procurement Reform Legislation Public Act 96‑0795 Effective July 1, 2010; Cole‑Stevens Complex Presentation; and Grant and Contract Awards. Possibly other matters for discussion only.
11. CHAIR’S REPORT NO. 48
Expected to include presentation of proposals for approval: Tenured Faculty Appeal Matter; Executive Session Minutes Review and Release; Resolution Honoring Student Trustee Matthew Venaas; Resolution Honoring President John Peters for Ten Years of Continuing Leadership; and Fiscal Year 2011 Board of Trustees Officer Election Results. Possibly other matters for consideration only.
12. NEXT MEETING DATE
13. OTHER MATTERS
*The Board and its committees comply with P.A. 91-0715 through its Bylaws, Article II, Section 5.B:
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