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Board Agendas, Minutes & Audio

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

To be conducted by telephone and video conference
as permitted by Public Act 101-0640 enacted June 12, 2020
and the Illinois Governor’s Disaster Proclamation dated July 24, 2020

Meeting Agenda


A. Call to Order/Roll call

  • Call Meeting to Order and Remarks, John Atkinson, Chair

  • Remarks by Executive Director Ginger Ostro

B. Presentation and Discussion

  • Assessing Equity in Illinois Higher Ed, Part 1: Presentation by Ginger Ostro

  • Reactions and a National Perspective

    • Jamie Merisotis, President and CEO, Lumina Foundation

    • Dr. Kayla Elliott, Senior Policy Analyst for Higher Education, The Education Trust

C. Public Comment

  • Request from Members of the Public to address the Board

D. Action Items

  1. Consideration and Approval of New Units of Instruction at Public Community Colleges (Dr. Stephanie Bernoteit)

  2. Consideration and Approval of New Operating and/or Degree Granting Authority for Independent Institutions (Dr. Stephanie Bernoteit)

  3. Consideration and Approval of New Units of Instruction, Public Service, and Research at Public Universities (Dr. Stephanie Bernoteit)

E. Consent Agenda Action Items

  1. Consideration and Approval of Board Meeting Minutes – June 9, 2020

  2. Consideration and Approval of Executive Committee Meeting – July 2, 2020

  3. Consideration and Approval of Confidentiality of Executive Session Minutes and Destruction of Verbatim Recordings

  4. Consideration and Approval of Fiscal Year 2020 Financial Report as of June 30, 2020

F. Informational Item Not Requiring Board Action

  1. Fiscal Year 2021 Illinois Cooperative Work Study

G. Other Business

H. Adjournment