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December 13, 2016 Board Meeting

Harper College
Wojcik Conference Center
1200 W. Algonquin Road
Palatine, IL

I. Call to Order

  • Call Meeting to Order, Tom Cross, Chair

II. Welcome and Remarks

  • Welcome by Dr. Kenneth Ender, President, Harper College
  • Welcome and Remarks by Tom Cross, Chair
  • Remarks by Executive Director Dr. James L. Applegate

III. Resolution

IV. Reports and Updates

  • Advisory Committee Report – Community College Presidents, Dr. Thomas Ramage
  • Action Team Reports
    • Advocacy for Quality Higher Education – Ms. Jane Hays
    • Improving Affordability – Ms. Christine Wiseman
    • Increasing Adult Completions Aligned with Economic Needs – Mr. Justin Provo
    • Reducing Attainment Gaps – Dr. Teresa Garate

V. Action Items

  1. Fiscal Year 2018 Higher Education Budget Recommendations: Operations, Grants, and Capital Improvements (Mr. Kevin Schoeben)
  2. Fiscal Year 2017 Supplemental Allocation of Financial Support for Essential Operations for Community Colleges (Mr. Kevin Schoeben)
  3. Proposed Executive Committee Charter
  4. Proposed Amendments to Travel Policy

VI. Program Reviews

  1. New Operating and/or Degree-Granting Authority for 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 – September 27, 2016
  2. Special Board Meeting Minutes – November 23, 2016
  3. Fiscal Years 2016/2017 Financial Report as of November 10, 2016
  4. Public University Non-Instructional Capital Project Approval
  5. Appropriation Transfer for Fiscal Year 2017
  6. Mandatory Leadership Training for Public University Board Members
  7. IBHE Administrative Rules: January 2017 Regulatory Agenda
  8. Executive Session Minutes

VIII. Information Items

  1. Preliminary Fall 2016 Enrollments in Illinois Higher Education
  2. Legislative Report

IX. Public Comment

X. Other Matters

XI. Adjournment