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2009
  • New Units of Instruction at Public Community Colleges
December
New Units of Instruction at Public Community Colleges
October
New Units of Instruction at Public Community Colleges
August
New Units of Instruction at Public Community Colleges
April
New Units of Instruction at Public Community Colleges
January
This item recommends approval of nine new associate degree programs at the following community colleges: College of DuPage, John A. Logan College, Kankakee Community College, Oakton Community College, Olive-Harvey College, Rend Lake College, Richland Community College, and Sauk Valley Community College.
  • New Units of Instruction, Public Service and Research at Public Universities
December New Units of Instruction, Public Service, and Research at Public Universities
October
New Units of Instruction, Public Service, and Research at Public Universities
August
New Units of Instruction, Public Service, and Research at Public Universities
June
New Units of Instruction, Public Service, and Research at Public Universities
April
New Units of Instruction, Public Service, and Research at Public Universities
January
This item recommends approval of three degree programs at the following universities: Chicago State University, Governors State University, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  • New Operating and/or Degree-Granting Authority for Independent Institutions
December New Operating and/or Degree-Granting Authority for Independent Institutions
October
New Operating and/or Degree-Granting Authority for Independent Institutions
August
New Operating and/or Degree-Granting Authority for Independent Institutions
June
New Operating and/or Degree-Granting Authority for Independent Institutions
April
New Operating and/or Degree-Granting Authority for Independent Institutions
January
This item recommends approval of operating and/or degree-granting authority to the following institutions: The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, and Kaplan University.
2008
  • New Units of Instruction at Public Community Colleges
December This item recommends approval of five new associate degree programs at the following community colleges: Carl Sandburg College, Illinois Central College, Olive-Harvey College, and Rend Lake College.
October
This item recommends approval of 13 new associate degree programs at the following community colleges: Black Hawk College, Elgin Community College, Highland Community College, John A. Logan College, Kennedy-King College, Lewis & Clark Community College, Morton College, Rock Valley Community College, South Suburban College of Cook County, Southwestern Illinois College, and Wilbur Wright College.
June
This item recommends approval of six new associate degree programs at the following community colleges: Black Hawk College, College of Lake County, Kaskaskia College, Moraine Valley Community College, and Triton College.
April
This item recommends approval of new associate degree programs to be offered at the following community colleges: College of DuPage, College of Lake County, Highland Community College, John A. Logan College, Kankakee Community College, McHenry County College, Moraine Valley Community College, Morton College, Northern Illinois Online Initiative for Nursing (Highland Community College, Kishwaukee College, Rock Valley College, Sauk Valley Community College), Prairie State College, Richland Community College, Spoon River Community College, and Triton Community College.
February
This item recommends approval of new associate degree programs to be offered at the following community colleges: Frontier Community College, Joliet Junior College, Kennedy-King College, Lewis & Clark Community College, Lincoln Trail College, Moraine Valley Community College, and Waubonsee Community College.
  • New Units of Instruction, Public Service and Research at Public Universities
December This item recommends approval of nine degree programs and approval of one operating authority at the following universities: Eastern Illinois University, Governors State University, and University of Illinois-Global Campus.
October
This item recommends approval of six degree programs and two centers at the following universities: Eastern Illinois University, Northern Illinois University, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Western Illinois University.
August
This item recommends approval of five degree programs and three centers at the following universities: Illinois State University, Northern Illinois University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Illinois at Chicago, and University of Illinois at Springfield.
June
This item recommends approval of five degree programs and one center at the following universities: Governors State University, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Western Illinois University.
April
This item recommends approval of seven degree programs and one center at the following public universities: Governors State University, Northern Illinois University, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
February
This item recommends approval of four degree programs at the following public universities: Governors State University, Illinois State University, University of Illinois at Chicago, and Western Illinois University.
  • New Operating and/or Degree-Granting Authority for Independent Institutions
December This item recommends approval of operating and/or degree-granting authority to the following institutions: Argosy University, Chamberlain College of Nursing, DeVry University, Dominican University, Northern Baptist Theological Seminary, Rush University, and Upper Iowa University.
October
This item recommends approval of operating and/or degree-granting authority to the following institutions: National-Louis University, Robert Morris College, and The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.
August
This item recommends approval of operating and/or degree-granting authority to the following institutions: Ellis University, Fox College, and Upper Iowa University.
June
This item recommends approval of operating and/or degree-granting authority to the following institutions: Ellis University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide, Fox College, the Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago, and Pacific College of Oriental Medicine.
April
This item recommends approval of operating and/or degree-granting authority to the following institutions: Benedictine University, Columbia College of Columbia, Missouri, Ellis University, Illinois Institute of Art-Schaumburg, Kendall College, Northwestern Business College, Quincy University, and Roosevelt University.
February
This item recommends approval of operating and/or degree-granting authority to the following institutions: Christian Brothers University, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Greenville College, Lewis University, McKendree University, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, Saint Xavier University, and The Institute of Catholic Thought School of Theology.

 

 

2007
  • New Units of Instruction at Public Community Colleges
December
This item recommends approval of one new associate degree program to be offered at Black Hawk College.
October
This item recommends approval of ten new associate degree programs at the following community colleges: Carl Sandburg College; College of Lake County; Illinois Valley Community College; Joliet Junior College; Kankakee Community College; Lewis and Clark Community College; McHenry County College; Richland Community College; and Sauk Valley Community College.
August
This item recommends approval of eight new degree programs at the following community colleges: Elgin Community College;, Lake Land College; Lewis and Clark Community College; South Suburban College; Waubonsee Community College; and William Rainey Harper College.
June
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.
March
This item recommends approval of six new degree programs at the following community colleges: Black Hawk College; William Rainey Harper College; John Wood Community College; Rock Valley College; Spoon River College; and Harry S Truman College.
February
This item recommends approval of two new associate degree programs to be offered at the following community colleges: Kankakee Community College and Lincoln Trail College.
  • New Units of Instruction, Public Service and Research at Public Universities
December
This item recommends approval of five degree programs and three centers at the following public universities: Governors State University; Northern Illinois University; Southern Illinois University Carbondale; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Western Illinois University; and University of Illinois at Chicago.
October
This item recommends approval of six degree programs at the following universities: University of Illinois at Chicago; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Illinois State University; Southern Illinois University Carbondale; and Western Illinois University.
August
This item recommends approval of nine degree programs and two centers at the following universities: University of Illinois at Chicago; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; and Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.
June
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.
February
This item recommends approval of one degree program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  • New Operating and/or Degree-Granting Authority for Independent Institutions
December
This item recommends approval of operating and/or degree-granting authority to the following institutions: Ashford University; Harrington College of Design; Kaplan University; Northern Baptist Theological Seminary; Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science; Solex Academy; Trinity Christian College; and Urbana Theological Seminary.
October
This item recommends approval of operating and/or degree-granting authority to the following institutions: ITT Technical Institute at Mount Prospect; ITT Technical Institute at Orland Park; ITT Technical Institute at Burr Ridge; Rasmussen College; and Kaplan University.
August
This item recommends approval of operating and/or degree-granting authority to the following institutions: Argosy University-Chicago Campus/Argosy University- Schaumburg Campus; Benedictine University; Brown Mackie College-Moline; Computer Systems Institute; Coyne American Institute; Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago; Kaplan University; Lewis University; Millikin University; and Robert Morris College.
June
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.
March
This item recommends approval of operating and/or degree-granting authority to the following institutions: Argosy University/Chicago and Argosy University/Schaumburg; Robert Morris College; and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
February
This item recommends approval of operating and/or degree-granting authority to the following institutions: International Academy of Design and Technology; McKendree College; and University of Wisconsin-Madison.
2006
  • New Units of Instruction at Public Community Colleges
December
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.
October
This item recommends approval of six new associate degree programs to be offered at the following community colleges: Richard J. Daley College; William Rainey Harper College; McHenry County College; Moraine Valley Community College; and Rend Lake College).
August
This item recommends approval of four new degree programs at the following community colleges: Illinois Central College; and John A. Logan College.
June
This item recommends approval of eight new degree programs at the following community colleges: College of Lake County; Kennedy-King College; Lincoln Land Community College; Oakton Community College, Rock Valley College; Sauk Valley Community College; and Waubonsee Community College.
April
This item recommends approval of a new degree programs at Frontier Community College.
February
This item recommends approval of twelve new degree programs at the following community colleges: College of DuPage; Richard J. Daley College; Illinois Central College; Kishwaukee College; Lewis and Clark Community College; John A. Logan College; Prairie State College; Southwestern Illinois College; Spoon River College; Highland Community College; and Richland Community College.
  • New Units of Instruction, Public Service and Research at Public Universities
December
This item recommends approval of three degree programs at the following public universities: Governors State University; Southern Illinois University Carbondale; and University of Illinois at Chicago.
October
This item recommends approval of two degree programs at the following universities: Southern Illinois University Carbondale; and University of Illinois at Chicago.
August
This item recommends approval of seven degree programs, one administrative unit, and one center at the following public universities: Chicago State University; Illinois State University; University of Illinois at Chicago; University of Illinois at Springfield; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; and Western Illinois University.
June
This item recommends approval of the following public university to establish new degree programs: University of Illinois at Chicago.
April
This item recommends approval of the following public universities to establish a new degree program: Chicago State University; Eastern Illinois University; Southern Illinois University Carbondale; Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; University of Illinois at Chicago; and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
February
This item recommends approval of the following public university to establish new degree programs: University of Illinois at Chicago.
  • New Operating and/or Degree-Granting Authority for Independent Institutions
December
This item recommends approval of operating and/or degree-granting authority to the following institutions: Coyne American Institute; and Lewis University.
October
This item recommends approval of operating and/or degree-granting authority to the following institutions: Coyne American Institution; DeVry University-Illinois; Lindenwood University; Northwestern Business College; and Westwood College.
August
This item recommends approval of operating and/or degree-granting authority to the following institutions: Benedictine University; McKendree College; Missouri Baptist University; Robert Morris College; St. Augustine College; and Taylor Business Institute.
June
This item recommends approval of operating and/or degree-granting authority to the following institutions: Computer Systems Institute; DeVry University-Illinois; National-Louis University; Northwestern Business College; Rockford Business College; St. Augustine College; St. Xavier University; Shimer College; and Upper Iowa University.
April
This item recommends approval of operating and/or degree-granting authority to the following institutions: Dominican University; Midwest College of Oriental Medicine; and Westwood College.
February
This item recommends approval of operating and/or degree-granting authority to the following institutions: The Chicago School of Professional Psychology; DeVry University; Fox College; International Academy of Design and Technology; Kaplan University; Rush University; Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; and University of Phoenix.
2005
  • New Units of Instruction at Public Community Colleges
October
This item recommends approval of nine new associate degree programs at the following community colleges: Joliet Junior College; Kishwaukee College; Lewis and Clark Community College; Southwestern Illinois College; Black Hawk College; Prairie State College; Spoon River College; and Waubonsee Community College.
August
This item recommends approval of four new associate degree programs at the following community colleges: College of DuPage; Highland Community College; Joliet Junior College; and Triton College
June
This item recommends approval of five new associate degree programs at the following community colleges: Elgin Community College; Kaskaskia College; College of Lake County; Southwestern Illinois College; and Waubonsee Community College.
April
This item recommends approval of ten new associate degree programs at the following community colleges: Danville Area Community College; Highland Community College; John A. Logan College; Illinois Central College; Kankakee Community College; Kaskaskia College; Lewis and Clark Community College; Rend Lake College; Shawnee Community College; Southeastern Illinois College; Sauk Valley Community College; Spoon River College; Heartland Community College; and Oakton Community College.
February
This item recommends approval of eight new associate degree programs at the following community colleges: Joliet Junior College; College of Lake County; Sauk Valley College; Illinois Central College; Parkland College; College of Lake County; John A. Logan College; Moraine Valley Community College; and Southeastern Illinois College.
  • New Units of Instruction, Public Service and Research at Public Universities
October
This item recommends approval of the following public university to establish a new degree program: Western Illinois University.
August
This item recommends approval of programs at the following universities: Illinois State University; Northern Illinois University; and University of Illinois at Chicago
June
This item recommends approval of two degree programs and two centers at the following universities: Illinois State University; Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; and University of Illinois at Chicago.
February
This item recommends approval of the following public universities to establish new degree programs: Southern Illinois University Carbondale and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
  • New Operating and/or Degree-Granting Authority for Independent Institutions
October
This item recommends approval of operating and/or degree-granting authority to the following institutions: DeVry University; Elmhurst College; Harrington College of Design; Lincoln Technical Institute; Midstate College; and North Park University.
August
This item recommends approval of operating and/or degree-granting authority to the following institutions: American College of Education; Benedictine University; Cardean University; Coyne American Institute; Franklin University; Illinois Institute of Art - Schaumburg; Rasmussen College; Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science; and Rush University.
June
This item recommends approval of operating and/or degree-granting authority to the following institutions: American College of Education in Chicago and North Suburban Region; Fox College; Lewis University; New York Institute of Technology (Ellis College) Rasmussen College in Fox Valley Region; Rockford College; University of St. Francis; Vatterott College; and Westwood College.
April
This item recommends approval of operating and/or degree-granting authority to the following institutions: Benedictine University and Urbana Theological Seminary.
February
This item recommends approval of operating and/or degree-granting authority to the following institutions: American InterContinental University Online and University of St. Francis.
2004
  • New Units of Instruction at Public Community Colleges
December
This item recommends approval of six new associate degree programs at the following community colleges: Highland Community College; Illinois Central College; John A. Logan College; Moraine Valley Community College; Heartland Community College; Lake Land College; and Rend Lake College.
October
This item recommends approval of seven new associate degree programs at the following community colleges: Lincoln Land Community College; John A. Logan College; Prairie State College; John Wood Community College; Kankakee Community College; Sauk Valley Community College; Shawnee Community College; Rend Lake College; Triton College; and Harry S Truman College.
August
This item recommends approval of four new associate degree programs at the following community colleges: Richard J. Daley College; John A. Logan College; Waubonsee Community College; Prairie State College; Richland Community College; Rock Valley College; and Triton College.
June
This item recommends approval of William Rainey Harper College A.A.S. in Diagnostic Medical Sonography, A.A.S. in Radiologic Technology; Kaskaskia College A.A.S. in Network Administration; College of Lake County A.A.S. in Emergency Medical Technology, A.A.S. in Surgical Technology; John A Logan College A.A.S. in Graphics Design.
April
This item recommends approval of four new associate degree programs at the following community colleges: William Rainey Harper College, Richland Community College, Illinois Valley Community College, and Lincoln Land Community College.
February
This item recommends approval of 14 new associate degree programs at the following community colleges: William Rainey Harper College, Illinois Valley Community College, Kankakee Community College, Lake Land College, Olney Central College, Frontier Community College, Lincoln Trail Community College, Wabash Valley College, Kaskaskia College, College of Lake County, Moraine Valley Community College, Oakton Community College, and Southeastern Illinois College.
  • New Units of Instruction, Public Service and Research at Public Universities
December
This item recommends approval of the following public universities to establish new degree programs: Northern Illinois University; Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; and Western Illinois University
October
This item recommends approval of the following public universities to establish new degree programs and administrative unit: Chicago State University; and University of Illinois at Chicago.
August
This item recommends approval of the following public universities to establish new degree programs and administrative unit: Illinois State University; Northeastern Illinois University; and Western Illinois University.
June
This item recommends approval to establish one new administrative unit and five new degree programs as follows: Chicago State University a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership, New Unit of Administration, Honors College; Southern Illinois University, Master of Public Health in Community Health Education; University of Illinois at Springfield, Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy; University of Illinois at Urban-Champaign Master of Science in Accountancy, Off-campus in the Chicago Region, Master of Science in Bioinformatics.
February
This item recommends approval of a B.S. in Nursing, Off-Campus in the North Suburban Region at Northern Illinois University, and a Ph.D. in Earth and Environmental Sciences and a Doctor of Education in Urban Education Leadership (Ed.D.) at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
  • New Operating and/or Degree-Granting Authority for Independent Institutions
December
This item recommends approval of operating and/or degree-granting authority to the following institutions: American InterContinental University Online; Midstate College; National-Louis University; and Robert Morris College
October
This item recommends approval of operating and/or degree-granting authority to the following institutions: Benedictine University; Lindenwood University; McKendree College; Rockford College; Rush University; and Walden University.
August
This item recommends approval of operating and/or degree-granting authority to the following institutions: St. Xavier University; Trinity Christian College; University of St. Francis; International Academy of Design and Technology; and The Illinois Institute of Art-Schaumburg.
June
This item recommends approval of operating and/or degree-granting authority to the following institutions: Robert Morris College Associate in Applied Science in Culinary Arts in Chicago, North Suburban, and South Metropolitan regions; St. Xavier University Master of Arts in Education with secondary teaching certification in the South Metropolitan region; University of Phoenix Bachelor of Science in Business in Chicago and North Suburban regions, Bachelor of Science in Information Technology in Chicago and North Suburban regions, Bachelor of Science in Management in Chicago and North Suburban regions, Master of Information Systems/Management in Chicago and North Suburban regions, Master of Management in Chicago and North Suburban regions, Master of Business Administration in Chicago and North Suburban regions.
April
This item recommends approval of operating and/or degree-granting authority to the following institutions: Chicago School of Professional Psychology; DeVry University-Illinois, Franklin University, International Academy of Design and Technology, Old Dominion University and Robert Morris College.
February
This item recommends approval of operating and/or degree-granting authority to the following institutions: Benedictine University and Dominican University.
2003
  • New Units of Instruction at Public Community Colleges
December 9
This item recommends approval of six new associate degree programs at the following community colleges: Harry S Truman College, Illinois Central College, Joliet Junior College, McHenry County College, William Rainey Harper College, and Waubonsee Community College.
October 7
This item recommends approval of new associate degrees at Illinois Valley Community College, Kishwaukee College, and Southwestern Illinois College.
August 12
This item recommends approval of new associate in applied science degrees at Illinois Valley Community College, Lincoln Land Community College and Rock Valley College.
June 3
This item recommends approval of new associate degree programs at Lewis and Clark Community College and Southeastern Illinois College.
April 1
This item recommends approval of new programs for the following institutions: Black Hawk College, Richard J. Daley College, William Rainey Harper College, Heartland Community College, and Southwestern Illinois College.
February 4
This item recommends approval of the following new Associate in Applied Science programs: Computer Aided Drafting/Drafting Technology-Architectural/Civil Option at College of Lake County, Radiologic Technology at Heartland Community College, and Customized Career Preparation at Parkland College.
  • New Units of Instruction, Public Service and Research at Public Universities
December 9
This item recommends approval of a Department of Bioengineering, B.S. in Bioengineering, M.S. in Bioengineering, and a Ph.D. in Bioengineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
October 7
This item recommends approval of a B.S. in Entrepreneurship and Master of Arts in Real Estate at the University of Illinois Chicago and a Master of Science in Human Factors and Doctor of Audiology at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
August 12
This item recommends approval of three new master's degree programs at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
April 1

This item recommends approval of a Doctor of Audiology at Northern Illinois University, and an M.S. and a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

February 4
This item recommends approval of the following on-campus degree programs: a B.S. in Health Sciences and a Master of Occupational Therapy at Chicago State University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Performance and a Ph.D. in Germanic Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
  • New Operating and/or Degree-Granting Authority for Independent Institutions
December 9
This item recommends approval of operating and/or degree-granting authority to the following institutions: Finch University/The Chicago Medical School through the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Illinois Institute of Art-Schaumburg, Northwestern Business College-Chicago, Robert Morris College, University of St. Francis, Westwood College-Chicago Loop, Westwood College of Technology-DuPage, Westwood College of Technology-O'Hare Airport, and Westwood College of Technology-River Oaks.
October 7
This item recommends operating and/or degree-granting authority for the following institutions: Argosy University/Chicago, Argosy University/Chicago Northwest, DeVry University, Harrington Institute of Design, Kendall College, and New York Institute of Technology.
August 12
This item recommends operating and/or degree-granting authority for the following institutions: American InterContinental University Online, Argosy University-Chicago West Campus, Franklin University, Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago, International Academy of Design and Technology, National-Louis University, Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago, Westwood College of Technology-Chicago Loop, Westwood College of Technology-DuPage, Westwood College of Technology-O'Hare Airport, and Westwood College of Technology-River Oaks.
June 3
This item recommends operating and/or degree-granting authority for the following institutions: American Higher Education Development Corporation (doing business as Rockford Business College), Argosy University/Chicago West, Benedictine University, Northwestern Business College Chicago Campus, Northwestern Business College Southwestern Campus, Saint Xavier University, and University of St. Francis.
April 1
This item recommends operating and/or degree-granting authority for the following institutions: Benedictine University, Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, Lewis University, University of St. Francis, and Westwood College of Technology-Chicago Loop.
February 4
This item recommends operating and/or degree-granting authority to the following institutions: Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Fox College, Illinois Institute of Technology, ITT Technical Institute at Burr Ridge, ITT Technical Institute at Matteson, ITT Technical Institute at Mount Prospect, Midwestern University, Robert Morris College, St. Augustine College, Westwood College of Technology at DuPage, Westwood College of Technology at O'Hare Airport, and Westwood College of Technology at River Oaks.
2002
  • New Units of Instruction at Public Community Colleges
December 10
This item recommends approval for new associate degrees at seven community colleges.
October 1
This item recommends approval of new programs at Illinois Valley Community College, Kaskaskia College, Richland Community College, Southwestern Illinois College, Waubonsee Community College, and John Wood Community College.
August 20
This item recommends approval of new Associate in Applied Science programs at Illinois Central College, Kankakee Community College, Joliet Junior College, and Richland Community College.
June 4
This item recommends approval for new programs at Elgin Community College, Illinois Valley Community College, Morton College, Southwestern Illinois College, and Waubonsee Community College.
April 2
This item recommends approval for the following community colleges to offer new Associate in Applied Science degrees: Danville Area Community College, Kankakee Community College, Richland Community College, Southwestern Illinois College, and Triton College.
February 5
This item recommends approval for degree programs at the following institutions: College of DuPage, Kennedy-King College of the City Colleges of Chicago, John A. Logan College, and Waubonsee Community College.
  • New Units of Instruction, Public Service and Research at Public Universities
December 10
This item recommends approval for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to offer the M.S. and Ph.D. in Systems and Entrepreneurial Engineering.
October 1
This item recommends approval for Western Illinois University to offer the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre and the Bachelor of Arts in African American Studies, and the University of Illinois at Chicago to offer the Ph.D. in Educational Psychology.
August 20
This item recommends approval for Illinois State University to offer a B.S. in Athletic Training and a M.A and M.S. in Clinical-Counseling Psychology.
April 2

This item recommends approval for Eastern Illinois University to offer statewide the Master of Science in Education, Master Teacher; for Illinois State University to establish the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in University Studies and to offer off-campus the Master of Social Work; and for Western Illinois University to offer a Bachelor of Science in Graphic Communication.

February 5
This item recommends approval for Southern Illinois University Carbondale to offer a B.S. in Elementary Education in the North Suburban Higher Education Region #1.
  • New Operating and/or Degree-Granting Authority for Independent Institutions
December 10
This item recommends approval for operating authority and/or degree-granting authority for 11 independent institutions.
October 1
This item recommends operating and/or degree granting authority for the following institutions: Calumet College of Saint Joseph, Marquette University, Mid-Continent College, Rockford Business College, Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago, and University of Phoenix.
August 20
This item recommends operating and/or degree granting authority for the following institutions: American Academy of Art, Benedictine University, Capella University, Cooking and Hospitality Institute of Chicago, DePaul University, International Academy of Design and Technology, Lewis University, Lexington College, Rockford Business College, Rush University, Westwood College of Technology-DuPage, Westwood College of Technology-O'Hare Airport, and Westwood College of Technology-River Oaks.
June 4
This item recommends approval for operating and/or degree granting-authority to the following: DePaul University, Robert Morris College, Trinity Medical Center, and Webster University.
April 2
This item recommends operating and/or degree-granting authority for the following institutions: DeVry University and Old Dominion University.
February 5
This item recommends operating and/or degree-granting authority for the following institutions: Northwestern Business College, Robert Morris College, Trinity Christian College and The Vanderschmidt School.
2001
  • New Units of Instruction at Public Community Colleges
December 11
This item requests approval of six new Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree programs to be offered at Heartland Community College, Illinois Central College, and Kankakee Community College.
August 21
This item recommends approval of new associate degree programs for Joliet Junior College, Kaskaskia College, Rend Lake College, Rock Valley College, and Southwestern Illinois College.
June 5
This item recommends approval of new Associate in Applied Sciences degree programs to be offered by Olive-Harvey College, College of Lake County, Carl Sandburg College, and Waubonsee Community College.
April 10
This item recommends approval for new Associate in Applied Science programs at Kaskaskia College, Richland Community College, and Rock Valley College.
  • New Units of Instruction, Public Service and Research at Public Universities
December 11
This item recommends approval for Chicago State University to establish the M.S. in Computer Science and for Northeastern Illinois University to establish the B.S. in Health and Wellness.
October 2
This item recommends approval of the B.A. in Women's Studies at Western Illinois University and approval of two centers at Illinois State University: the Adlai E. Stevenson II Center for Community and Economic Development and the Center for Reading and Literacy.
August 21
This item recommends approval of the following: M.A. and M.S. in Historical Archaeology, a Special Education Assistive Technology Center, and Adlai E. Stevenson II Center for Community and Economic Development at Illinois State University; B.A. in Women’s Studies at Northeastern Illinois University; M.S.Ed. in Educational Research and Evaluation at Northern Illinois University; and M.A. in Law Enforcement and Justice Administration at Western Illinois University to be offered off-campus.
June 5
This item recommends approval of an Institute for Applied Criminal Justice Studies at Western Illinois University and a Master of Science in Sport Management at Northern Illinois University.
April 10
This item recommends approval for Chicago State University to offer a Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing and for the University of Illinois at Chicago to offer a Master of Public Health degree off-campus.
February 6
This item recommends approval for Northern Illinois University to offer the Master of Science in Education degree in Educational Administration in South Metropolitan Region #6.
  • New Operating and/or Degree-Granting Authority for Independent Institutions
December 11
This item recommends approval of operating and/or degree granting authority for the following institutions: DeVry Institute, Dominican University, Illinois School of Professional Psychology/Chicago, Illinois School of Professional Psychology/Northwest, Robert Morris College, and Roosevelt University.
October 2
This item recommends approval of operating and/or degree granting authority for the following institutions: Illinois School of Professional Psychology/Chicago, Illinois School of Professional Psychology/Chicago Northwest, Rush University, and Taylor Business Institute.
August 21
This item recommends operating and/or degree-granting authority for the following institutions: Benedictine University, Chicago School of Professional Psychology, DePaul University, ITT Technical Institute at Burr Ridge, ITT Technical Institute at Mount Prospect, ITT Technical Institute at Matteson, and Roosevelt University.
June 5
This item recommends new operating and/or degree-granting authority for the following institutions: Illinois School of Professional Psychology/Chicago, Illinois School of Professional Psychology/Chicago Northwest, Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, Olivet Nazarene University, Westwood College of Technology-O’Hare, and Robert Morris College.
April 10
This item recommends approval for Franklin University to offer statewide the following baccalaureate programs: Health Care Management, Public Safety Management, Technical Management, Computer Science, and Management Information Systems.
February 6
This item recommends approval for certain degree programs for Aurora University, Benedictine University, the International Academy of Merchandising and Design, and Westwood College of Technology-Chicago West.
 
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