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March 1, 2016 Board Meeting

DeVry University
Commons Area
3300 North Campbell Avenue
Chicago, IL 

I. Call to Order

  1. Call Meeting to Order, Vice Chair Jane Hays
  2. Welcome by Mr. Robert Paul, President, DeVry University
  3. Welcome and remarks by Vice Chair Jane Hays
  4. Remarks by Executive Director Dr. James L. Applegate
  5. Resolution Honoring Chair Lindsay Anderson
  6. Advisory Committee Report – Mekenah Merrill, Student Advisory Committee

II. Action Team Reports

  • Advocacy for Quality Higher Education - Ms. Jane Hays
  • Improving Affordability - Ms. Christine Wiseman
  • Reducing Attainment Gaps – Dr. Arthur Sutton
  • Increasing Non-Traditional and Adult Completions Aligned with Economic Needs – Mr. Tyler Solorio

III. The Illinois Public Agenda for College and Career Success

  1. Underrepresented Groups Report (Dr. Arthur Sutton)

IV. Program Reviews

  1. New Units of Instruction at Public Community Colleges (Dr. Daniel Cullen)
  2. New Operating and/or Degree-Granting Authority for Independent Institutions (Dr. Daniel Cullen)
  3. New Units of Instruction, Public Service, and Research at Public Universities (Dr. Daniel Cullen)

V. Consent Agenda

  1. Board Meeting Minutes – December 1, 2015
  2. Special Board Meeting Minutes – February 5, 2016
  3. Executive Session Minutes
  4. Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Report as of January 31, 2016
  5. Illinois Cooperative Work Study 2016 Grant Allocation
  6. No Child Left Behind Grant Allocation
  7. Board Member Appointment to Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC)
  8. Appropriation Transfers for Fiscal Year 2016

VI. Information Items

  1. Private Colleges and Universities Capital Distribution Formula
  2. Fiscal Year 2017 Governor’s Higher Education Budget Operations, Grants, and Capital Improvements
  3. Legislative Report

VII. Public Comment

VIII. Other Matters

IX. Adjournment