Welcome, John Wozniak, President, Harold Washington College and Wayne Watson, Chancellor, City Colleges of Chicago
and Remarks, Chairman James L. Kaplan
Remarks by Judy Erwin, Executive Director
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 Curtis White, Faculty Advisory Council; Danielle Gaines, Student Advisory Committee; Jerry Dill, Proprietary Advisory Committee; Keith Miller, Council of Community College Presidents; and Dave Tretter, Private College and University Advisory Committee.)
Presentation by Dr. Michael S. McPherson, President, Spencer Foundation
Update on Program Review Committee (Information)
The oral report will provide an update of the Committee's activities to date.
(Presentation by Gary Alexander)
New Units of Instruction at Public Community Colleges (Action)
This item recommends approval of nine new associate degree programs to be offered at the following community colleges: Black Hawk College; Oakton Community College; William Rainey Harper College; Joliet Junior College; Lake Land College; John A. Logan College; Kaskaskia College; Rend Lake College; Shawnee Community College; Southeastern Illinois College; Southwestern Illinois Community College; and Wilbur Wright Community College.
(Lynn Murphy, Debbie Meisner-Bertauski; Richard Tapia; Presentation by Gary Alexander)
Meeting Updates from Board Members (Information)
This oral report will update the Board on the following meetings attended by IBHE members: Proshanta Nandi, Illinois State Board of Education; Elmer Washington, Illinois Student Assistance Commission; and Addison Woodward, Illinois Community College Board.
This item provides an update on expenditures and obligations from the fiscal year 2007 appropriations to the Illinois Board of Higher Education as of the end of October 31, 2006.
Preliminary Fall 2006 Enrollments in Illinois Higher Education
This report summarizes preliminary fall-term 2006 headcount and full-time-equivalent (FTE) enrollments at colleges and universities in Illinois. It also summarizes 12-month headcount enrollments and enrollments in remedial/developmental courses during the 2004-2005 academic year. (Mike Baumgartner)