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June 5, 2007
9:00 a.m.

President Abraham Lincoln Hotel & Conference Center
Salons A and B, First Floor
Springfield, Illinois
MEETING AGENDA
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1. Call Meeting to Order,
2. Announcements and Remarks, Carrie J. Hightman
3. Remarks by Judy Erwin, Executive Director
   
4. Board Meeting Minutes - March 27, 2007
(Action-no presentation)
This item recommends approval of the minutes of the March 27, 2007, meeting of the Illinois Board of Higher Education. (Linda Oseland)
   
5. Financial Report
(Action-no presentation)
This item provides an update on expenditures and obligations from the fiscal year 2007 appropriations to the Illinois Board of Higher Education as of April 30, 2007. (Peggy Podlasek)
   
6. Board Member Reports
(Information-various presenters)
These oral reports will update the Board on meetings attended by IBHE members and other issues of interest to the Board: Don McNeil, Illinois Student Assistance Commission - Student Loan Issues; Elmer Washington, Illinois Student Assistance Commission Meeting; Proshanta Nandi, Illinois State Board of Education meeting; and Addison Woodward, Illinois Community College Board meeting.
   
7.

Advisory Committee Reports
(Information-various presenters)
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: Curtis White, Faculty Advisory Council; Jason Wallace, Student Advisory Committee; Jerry Dill, Proprietary Advisory Committee; Keith Miller, Council of Community College Presidents; and Dave Tretter, Private College and University Advisory Committee.

   
8.

Presentation by Dr. David Spence, President, Southern Regional Education Board

   
9.

Report of the Utilities Committee
(Information - Presentation by Mark Pruitt, Senior Program Manager, Energy Resources Center, University of Illinois at Chicago)

This oral report will update the Board on activities of the Committee.

 
10.

Legislative Report
(Information-Presentation by Don Sevener)
This report will provide an update on the spring 2007 legislative session. The report will include a summary of substantive legislation approved by the General Assembly.

   
11.

New Units of Instruction at Public Community Colleges
(Action-Presentation by Gary Alexander)
This item recommends approval of five new degree programs at the following community colleges: Black Hawk College; College of DuPage; John Wood Community College; and Rend Lake College.

   
12.

New Operating and/or Degree-Granting Authority for Independent Institutions
(Action-Presentation by Gary Alexander)
This item recommends approval of operating and/or degree-granting authority to the following institutions: Argosy University/Chicago Campus; Argosy University Schaumburg; Chamberlin College of Nursing; The Chicago School of Professional Psychology; DeVry University-Illinois; Franklin University; International Academy of Design and Technology; Northwestern Business College; Robert Morris College; St. Ambrose University; and Sanford-Brown College.

   
13.

New Units of Instruction, Public Service, and Research at Public Universities
(Action-Presentation by Gary Alexander)
This item recommends approval of two degree programs, two centers, and two schools at the following universities: Northern Illinois University; Southern Illinois University Carbondale; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

   
14.

Health Services Education Grants Act Fiscal Year 2007 Grant Allocation
(Action-Presentation by Mike Baumgartner)
This item requests approval of the fiscal year 2007 allocation of $16.7 million in HSEGA grants to 57 private institutions and hospitals as detailed in this item.

   
15.

Diversifying Higher Education Faculty in Illinois Program Fiscal Year 2008 Grant Allocation
(Action-Presentation by Terry Nunn)
This item requests approval to allocate the fiscal year 2008 appropriation for grants authorized by the Diversifying Higher Education Faculty in Illinois Act and recommended by the DFI Program Board.

   
16.

Higher Education Cooperation Act Innovation Grants Fiscal Year 2007 Project Amendments
(Action-Presentation by Mike Baumgartner)
This item requests approval to amend grant amounts for the fiscal year 2007 Higher Education Cooperation Act projects titled "Illinois Course Applicability System: Ensuring Academic Success" and "Expansion of Illinois Shared Enrollment and Graduation Database."

   
17. Appropriation Transfers for Fiscal Year 2007
(Action-Presentation by Mike Baumgartner)
This item recommends approval of appropriation transfers for the Illinois Board of Higher Education.
   
18.

Staff Salary Ranges
(Action-Presentation by Mike Baumgartner)
This item recommends adoption of staff salary ranges as set forth in this item.

   
19. Report on the 2007 Annual Collegiate Artist Competition
(Information-Presentation by Debbie Meisner-Bertauski)
This oral report will update the Board on the awards reception held on May 5, 2007, at Oakton Community College and outlines next steps for the annual collegiate artist competition.
   
20. Other Matters/Public Comment Period
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