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June 7, 2005
9:00 a.m.

University of Illinois at Chicago
Illinois Room, Student Center East
Chicago, Illinois

MEETING AGENDA
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1. Call Meeting to Order, Chairman James L. Kaplan
2. Announcements and Remarks, Chairman James L. Kaplan
3. Remarks by Thomas R. Lamont, Executive Director
 
4.

Advisory Committee Reports
Committees that advise the Illinois Board of Higher Education will comment on their respective committee's perspectives and observations concerning items on the meeting agenda. (Presentations by Allan Karnes, Faculty Advisory Council; Denise Kozlowski, Student Advisory Committee; Ron Taylor, Proprietary Advisory Committee; Jon Astroth, Council of Community College Presidents; and Dave Tretter, Private College and University Advisory Committee.)

 
5. Resolution Honoring Mark Weber, Student Member, Illinois Board of Higher Education
 
6.

Presentation by Jennifer Presley, Director, Illinois Education Research Council

 
7.

New Units of Instruction at Public Community Colleges (Action)
This item recommends approval of five new associate degree programs at the following community colleges: Elgin Community College; Kaskaskia College; College of Lake County; Southwestern Illinois College; and Waubonsee Community College. (Presentation by Gary Alexander)

 
8. New Operating and/or Degree-Granting Authority for Independent Institutions (Action)
This item recommends approval of operating and/or degree-granting authority to the following institutions: American College of Education in Chicago and North Suburban Region; Fox College; Lewis University; New York Institute of Technology (Ellis College) Rasmussen College in Fox Valley Region; Rockford College; University of St. Francis; Vatterott College; and Westwood College. (Presentation by Gary Alexander)
 
9. New Units of Instruction, Public Service and Research at Public Universities (Action)
This item recommends approval of two degree programs and two centers at the following universities: Illinois State University; Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; and University of Illinois at Chicago. (Presentation by Gary Alexander)
 
10.

Legislative Report (Information)
This report will provide an update on the spring 2005 legislative session. The report will include a summary of substantive legislation approved by the General Assembly. (Presentation by Don Sevener)

This report will include a summary of the fiscal year 2006 budget, assuming the General Assembly has acted on next year's state budget. (Presentation by Mike Baumgartner)

 
11.

Report to the Governor and General Assembly on Underrepresented Groups in Higher Education (Information)
This annual report to the Governor and General Assembly presents information on minority, female, and disabled students and staff at Illinois colleges and universities. (Presentation by Gary Alexander)

 
12. Report on the Diversifying Higher Education Faculty in Illinois Program (Information)
This oral report will update the Board on activities of the DFI Program Board. (Presentation by Terry Nunn)
 
13. Report of the Utilities Committee (Information)
This oral report will update the Board on activities of the Committee. (Presentation by Gilbert Rutman)
 
14. Report of the Priorities, Productivity and Accountability Committee (Information)
This oral report will update the Board on activities of the Committee.(Presentation by Alice Hayes)
 
15. Consent Agenda (Action)
16. Other Matters/Public Comment Period
 
17. Executive Session
 
CONSENT AGENDA
CA-1. Board Meeting Minutes - April 5, 2005
This item recommends approval of the minutes of the April 5, 2005, meeting of the Illinois Board of Higher Education. (Linda Oseland
   
CA-2. Financial Report
This item provides an update on expenditures, and obligations from the fiscal year 2005 appropriations to the Illinois Board of Higher Education as of the end of April 30, 2005. (Peggy Podlasek)
   
CA-3.

Health Services Education Grants Act, Fiscal Year 2005 Grant Allocations
This item requests approval of the fiscal year 2005 allocation of Health Services Education Grants as authorized by this Act. (Terry Nunn)

   
CA-4.

Diversifying Higher Education Faculty in Illinois Program, Fiscal Year 2006 Grant Allocation
This item recommends allocation of the fiscal year 2006 appropriation for grants authorized by this Act and recommended by the DFI Program Board. (Terry Nunn)

   
CA-5. Public University Non-Instructional Project Approval
This item recommends approval of a non-instructional capital improvement at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. (Sharon Ward)
 
CA-6. Appropriation Transfers for Fiscal Year 2005
This item recommends approval of appropriation transfers among line items for Eastern Illinois University and the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy. (Mike Baumgartner)
 
CA-7. Diversifying Higher Education Faculty in Illinois Program Board Appointment
This item recommends the appointment of Mr. Jerry Blakemore to the DFI Program Board to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Dr. Jerry Pogatshnik. (Terry Nunn)
   
INFORMATION ITEMS
II-1. Follow-up Report and Recommendations to the Illinois Board of Higher Education on 1998 Auditor General Management Audit of Public University Tuition and Fee Waivers
This report contains the findings and recommendations of a Tuition Waiver Study Group created by the IBHE to address outstanding recommendations from the Office of the Auditor General's 1998 Management Audit of Public University Tuition and Fee Waivers. (Mike Baumgartner)
   
II-2. Gender Equity in Intercollegiate Athletics
This report is presented in accordance with state statute, which authorizes institutions of higher education to grant tuition waivers for the purpose of attaining gender equity in intercollegiate athletics and requires the IBHE to report to the Governor and the General Assembly on the use of gender equity tuition waivers and the progress made in achieving gender equity in intercollegiate athletics. (Mike Baumgartner)
   
  Final Report and Recommendations of the Board of Higher Education's Committee to Review Priorities, Productivity, and Accountability, Subcommittee A
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