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October 2, 2007
9:00 a.m.

Southern Illinois University,
Student Center
Ballroom D, 2nd Floor
Carbondale, Illinois
MEETING AGENDA
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1. Call Meeting to Order,
2. Executive Session
3. Announcements and Remarks, Carrie J. Hightman
4. Welcome: Southern Illinois University
5. Remarks by Judy Erwin, Executive Director
   
6. Board Meeting Minutes - August 14, 2007
(Action-no presentation)
This item recommends approval of the minutes of the August 14, 2007, meeting of the Illinois Board of Higher Education. (Linda Oseland)
   
7.

Financial Report
(Action-no presentation)

  • Item 7a provides a final expenditure report for fiscal year 2007 appropriations to the Illinois Board of Higher Education.

  • Item 7b provides an update on expenditures and obligations from the fiscal year 2008 appropriations to the Illinois Board of Higher Education as of August 31, 2007. (Peggy Podlasek) (Peggy Podlasek)
   
8.

Advisory Committee Reports
(Information-various presenters)
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:

  • Curtis White, Faculty Advisory Council;
  • Jason Wallace, Student Advisory Committee;
  • Jerry Dill, Proprietary Advisory Committee;
  • Terry Bruce, Council of Community College Presidents;
  • and Dave Tretter, Private College and University Advisory Committee.
   
9.

Southern Illinois University Presentation: Community College Service Centers

   
10.

Innovative Regional Collaboration: Connect SI, Presentation by Kathy Lively, Executive Director, Man-Tra-Con

   
11.

IBHE 2011 A Strategic Plan for the Illinois Board of Higher Education
(Action-Presentation by Judy Erwin)

This item request adoption of IBHE 2011 as the official strategic plan for the Board and staff.

   
12.

Recommendations of the Institutional and Program Approval Working Group
(Action-Presentation by Elmer Washington and Gary Alexander)
This item requests approval of the recommendations of the Institutional and Program Approval Working Group.

   
13.

Fiscal Year 2008 Appropriations for Higher Education, Governor's Action
(Information-Presentation by Mike Baumgartner)
This item provides an overview of the fiscal year 2008 budget for higher education signed by the Governor on August 23, 2007. The budget includes $2.205 billion in state general funds for higher education operations and grants

   
14.

New Units of Instruction at Public Community Colleges
(Action-Presentation by Gary Alexander)
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.

   
15.

New Operating and/or Degree-Granting Authority for Independent Institutions
(Action-Presentation by Gary Alexander)
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.

   
16.

New Units of Instruction, Public Service, and Research at Public Universities
(Action-Presentation by Gary Alexander)
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.

   
17.

Higher Education Cooperation Act, Innovation Grants, Fiscal Year 2008 Grant Allocations
(Action-Presentation by Mike Baumgartner)
This item requests approval of the fiscal year 2008 allocation of $3.9 million in Higher Education Cooperation Act grant funds in support of 13 Renewal and 12 new Innovation Grant projects and the Quad Cities Graduate Center.

   
18. General Grants, Fiscal Year 2008 Allocation
(Action-Presentation by Mike Baumgartner)
This item requests approval of the fiscal year 2008 allocation of $3,909,000 in General Grants.
   
19.

Setting a Context for Fiscal Year 2009 Budget Development
(Information-Presentation by Mike Baumgartner)
This report begins with a review of long-term trends in higher education funding in Illinois; an examination of how recent budgetary actions have affected individual institutions and agency programs; and a comparison of trends in Illinois to trends in surrounding states and the nation. Next, the report turns briefly to the state's current fiscal context, summarizing recent revenue and expenditure trends that will continue to influence the Governor and the General Assembly as they determine fiscal year 2009 appropriations. Third, the report examines briefly the status of three areas that have been budgetary priorities for the IBHE in recent years. Finally, the report includes an appendix showing the processes and timelines that will guide fiscal year 2009 budget development.

   
20. Illinois Transfer and Articulation Initiatives Annual Report 2006-2007
(Information-No Presentation)
This item reviews the current status of the IAI and CAS projects, highlights the past year's activities, and outlines considerations for the future.
   
21. Legislative Report
(Information-No Presentation)

This item summarizes major legislative items on substantive bills for the spring session of the 95th General Assembly.
   
22.

Other Matters/Public Comment Period

Diversifying Higher Education Faculty In Illinois Program Board appointments
This item recommends appointments to the Diversifying Higher Education Faculty (DFI) in Illinois Program Board to fill a current vacancy and to appoint a new chairperson.

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