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June 21, 2016 Board Meeting

Illinois State University
Prairie Room, Bone Student Center
100 North University
Normal, IL

I. Call to Order

  • Call Meeting to Order, Chairman Tom Cross

II. Welcome and Remarks

  • Welcome by President, Dr. Larry Dietz
  • Welcome and remarks by Chairman Tom Cross
  • Remarks by Executive Director Dr. James L. Applegate

III. Resolutions and Recognition

  • Resolution Honoring Board Member, Sean Foots Anderson
  • Resolution Honoring Board Member, Tyler Solorio

IV. Reports and Updates

  • Advisory Committee Report - Dr. Marie Donovan, Faculty Advisory Council
  • Action Team Reports
    • Advocacy for Quality Higher Education - Ms. Jane Hays
    • Improving Affordability - Ms. Christine Wiseman
    • Reducing Attainment Gaps – Dr. Teresa Garate
    • Increasing Non-Traditional and Adult Completions Aligned with Economic Needs – Mr. Tyler Solorio

V. The Illinois Public Agenda for College and Career Success

  • Illinois Community College System’s 50th Anniversary Celebration – Dr. Karen Hunter Anderson, Executive Director, Illinois Community College Board
  • Finding a Way Forward: Navigating the Budget Crisis
    Panelists representing higher education colleges, students, and communities being affected by the budget impasse in Illinois will discuss with the Board the impact of the current fiscal crisis and possible paths forward to recovery.

VI. 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)

VII. Consent Agenda

  1. Board Meeting Minutes – March 1, 2016
  2. Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Report as of May 31, 2016
  3. Appropriation Transfers for Fiscal Year 2016
  4. Executive Session Minutes

VIII. Information Items

  1. Spring Enrollment Survey (written report)
  2. Fiscal Year 2017 Appropriations for Higher Education General Assembly Action (written report)
  3. Legislative Update

IX. Public Comment

X. Other Matters

XI. Adjournment