Skip to Content
Illinois Board of Higher Education
Home

Officer Infomation & Search

About IBHE >Calendars & Agendas

October 10, 2006
9:00 a.m.

University Center of Lake County
Grayslake, Illinois

[ Driving Directions to Hotel | Driving Directions to Campus ]

MEETING AGENDA
  Get Acrobat Reader The following documents are in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF). Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view the documents and it is available as a free download from Adobe web site .
   
 
1. Call Meeting to Order, Chairman James L. Kaplan
2. Welcome, Gary Grace, Executive Director, University Center of Lake County
3. Announcements and Remarks, Chairman James L. Kaplan
4. Remarks by Judy Erwin, Executive Director
   
5. Advisory Committee Reports
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. (Presentations by Curtis White, Faculty Advisory Council; Danielle Gaines, Student Advisory Committee; Jerry Dill, Proprietary Advisory Committee; Keith Miller, Council of Community College Presidents; and Dave Tretter, Private College and University Advisory Committee).
 
6. Presentation by Sylvia Puente, Director, Metropolitan Chicago Initiative, Institute for Latino Studies, University of Notre Dame Related Links:
 
7. Presentation by Jorge Chapa, Director, Center on Democracy in a Multiracial Society, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 
8. New Units of Instruction at Public Community Colleges (Action)
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). (Lynn Murphy, Richard Tapia; Presentation by Gary Alexander)
 
9. New Operating and/or Degree-Granting Authority for Independent Institutions (Action)
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. (Lynn Murphy, Arthur Sutton; Presentation by Gary Alexander)
 
10. New Units of Instruction, Public Service and Research at Public Universities (Action)
This item recommends approval of two degree programs at the following universities: Southern Illinois University Carbondale; and University of Illinois at Chicago. (Ocheng Jany, Christy England-Siegerdt; Presentation by Gary Alexander)
 
11. Proposed Rules: Nursing School Grant Program (Action)
This item recommends that the Board approve the emergency rules and proposed rules for administration of the Nursing School Grant Program (23 Ill. Adm. Code 1100) for filing with the Secretary of State and publication in the Illinois Register. (Sandi Gillilan, Mike Mann; Presentation by Terry Nunn)
 
12. Higher Education Cooperation Act, Innovation Grants Fiscal Year 2007 Grant Allocations (Action)
This item requests approval of the fiscal year 2007 allocation of $2.0 million in Higher Education Cooperation Act grant funds in support of 15 Innovation grant projects. (Rich Jachino; Presentation by Terry Nunn)
 
13.

Participation in the Midwest Student Exchange Program and Other Tuition Reciprocity Agreements (Information)
This item provides information and analysis to the Board on tuition reciprocity agreements. Tuition reciprocity agreements are arrangements between two or more states that permit students to attend participating institutions while paying tuition rates lower than the posted nonresident rates. Such agreements can provide new opportunities for Illinois colleges and universities to utilize their instructional resources more fully and provide a benefit to Illinois students who choose to attend participating colleges and universities out of state. At its December 2006 meeting, the Board may be asked to approve Illinois' participation in the Midwest Student Exchange Program and to authorize the Executive Director to pursue bilateral arrangements as they arise. (Presentation by Mike Baumgartner)

   
14. Update from the Disability Advisory Committee (Information)
This oral report will provide an update of the activities of the Disability Advisory Committee. (Presentation by Tom Thompson, Chairman)
   
15. Consent Agenda (Action)
   
16. Other Matters/Public Comment Period
   
17. Executive Session
CONSENT AGENDA
CA-1. Board Meeting Minutes - August 15, 2006
This item recommends approval of the minutes of the August 15, 2006, meeting of the Illinois Board of Higher Education. (Linda Oseland)
   
CA-2. Called Teleconference Board Meeting Minutes - September 13, 2006
This item recommends approval of the minutes of the September 13, 2006, called telephone conference meeting of the Illinois Board of Higher Education. (Linda Oseland)
   
CA-3. Financial Report
CA-3(a) This item provides an update on expenditures and obligations from the fiscal year 2006 appropriations to the Illinois Board of Higher Education as of the end of August 31, 2006. (Peggy Podlasek)

CA-3(b)
This item provides an update on expenditures and obligations from the fiscal year 2007 appropriations to the Illinois Board of Higher Education as of the end of August 31, 2006. (Peggy Podlasek)
   
CA-4. State Matching Grant Program, Fiscal Year 2007 Grant Allocation
This item recommends approval of the fiscal year 2007 State Matching Grant Program allocation. State Matching grants are provided to assist Illinois colleges and universities to attract federal and corporate research funding and to improve their research capabilities. Illinois colleges and universities utilize State Matching Grant Program funds to leverage research funding from the federal government and other sources. In fiscal year 2007, matching grants totaling $9,310,000 are recommended for 17 eligible institutions. (Rich Jachino; Terry Nunn)
   
CA-5. Proposed Rules: Tuition and Fee Waiver Guidelines
This item recommends approval of the proposed rules for the Tuition and Fee Waiver Guidelines (23 Ill. Adm. Code 1075) and proposed amendments to the Master Plan for Postsecondary Education in Illinois (23 Ill. Adm. Code 1070) as detailed in the attached document for publication in the Illinois Register. (Sandi Gillilan; Mike Baumgartner)
 
INFORMATION ITEMS
II-1. Supplement to the Report to the Governor and General Assembly on Underrepresented Groups in Illinois Higher Education: Web Accessibility at Public Colleges and Universities (Information)
This item provides a brief overview of web page evaluations for institutions and their plans for improvement. The item also provides recommendations for future efforts to be undertaken by institutions and IBHE to improve web page accessibility. (Christy England-Siegerdt; Gary Alexander)
   
II-2.

Compendium of Institutional Effective Practices (Information)
This item presents the Compendium of Institutional Effective Practices, which highlights examples of efforts and successes by Illinois higher education institutions and agencies in achieving the statewide priorities of The Illinois Commitment. Institutions and agencies are asked to share at least two effective practices as a requirement of the annual institutional performance report. (Sandi Gillilan; Mike Baumgartner)

   
II-3. Salaries and Fringe Benefits at Illinois Colleges and Universities (Information)
This two-part report presents an analysis of full-time faculty salaries and non-salary benefits at Illinois public and private colleges and universities. Part A presents an analysis of faculty and civil service salaries for full-time employees at Illinois public and independent colleges and universities, the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, and higher education agencies for fiscal years 2002 through 2006. Part B examines the cost of fringe benefits for full-time faculty at public and private colleges and universities. (Darice Yonker; Mike Baumgartner)
   
II-4. Illinois Transfer and Articulation Initiatives Annual Report 2005-2006 (Information)
The Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI) continues to be the primary statewide vehicle for encouraging transferability among postsecondary institutions in the state of Illinois. A more recent statewide transfer and articulation project, the Course Applicability System (CAS), is in the process of being implemented. CAS complements IAI, and will significantly enhance the availability and accuracy of transfer information to allow even more effective and efficient degree completion. This item reviews the current status of the IAI and CAS projects, highlights the past year's activities, and outlines considerations for the future. (Rick Pearce; Gary Alexander)
Copyright 2012

Footer