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December 9, 2008
9:00 a.m.

National-Louis University
122 S. Michigan Avenue
Atrium, Second Floor
Chicago, Illinois

MEETING AGENDA
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1. Call Meeting to Order,
2. Welcome, President Richard Pappas, National-Louis University
3. Announcements and Remarks, Carrie J. Hightman
4. Remarks by Judy Erwin, Executive Director
5. Board Meeting Minutes -October 7, 2008
(Action-no presentation)

This item recommends approval of the minutes of the October 7, 2008, meeting of the Illinois Board of Higher Education. (Linda Oseland)
6. Financial Report
(Action-no presentation)

This item provides an update on expenditures and obligations from the fiscal year 2009 appropriations to the Illinois Board of Higher Education as of October 31, 2008. (Peggy Podlasek)
7.

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:

  • John Bennett, Faculty Advisory Council;
  • Jerry Dill, Proprietary Advisory Committee;
  • Bob Mees, Council of Community College Presidents;
  • William Obuchowski, Student Advisory Committee; and
  • Dave Tretter, Private College and University Advisory Committee
8.

Presentation by Tom Thompson, Disabilities Advisory Committee, Promoting Access and Success for Students with Disabilities

Powerpoint Presentation

9.

Discussion Panel: University Center of Lake County
Panelists: Senator Terry Link, Christopher George, Andrea Moore, and Keith Sanders Discussion of creation, development, and current operations of the University Center of Lake County.

10.

New Units of Instruction at Public Community Colleges
(Action-Presentation by Rick Pearce)
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.

11.

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

12.

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

13.

Public Agenda for College and Career Success
(Board Discussion)

This item presents the public agenda for consideration. Chairwoman Hightman and Executive Director Erwin will provide a brief update followed by Board discussion.

14.

Adopted Amendments To Rules: Program Review (Private Colleges & Universities)
(Action-Presentation by Rick Pearce)
This item recommends adoption of the amendments for Program Review (Private Colleges and Universities) (23 Ill. Admin. Code 1030) as contained in this item.

15.

Adopted Amendments To Rules: Approval Of New Units of Instruction, Research and Public Service At Public Institutions
(Action-Presentation by Rick Pearce)
This item recommends adoption of the amendments for Approval of New Units of Instruction, Research, and Public Service at Public Institutions (23 Ill. Admin. Code 1050) as contained in this item.

16.

Nurse Educator Fellowship Awards
(Action-Presentation by Mike Baumgartner)
This item requests approval of the allocation of $150,000 to eligible institutions on behalf of the 15 individuals recommended to receive $10,000 Nurse Educator Fellowship Awards in Fiscal Year 2009.

17. Public University Noninstructional Capital Project Approval
(Action-Presentation by Mike Baumgartner)
This item recommends approval of a noninstructional capital improvement project at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
18.

IBHE Administrative Rules: Regulatory Agenda
(Action-Presentation by Mike Baumgartner)
This item requests adoption of the proposed Regulatory Agenda for publication in the Illinois Register.

19.

Appropriation Transfers for Fiscal Year 2009
This item recommends approval of appropriation transfers for the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy as listed in this item.

20.

Staff Salary Ranges
(Action-Presentation by Mike Baumgartner)

This item recommends adoption of staff salary ranges as set forth in this item.

21.

Preliminary Fall 2008 Enrollments In Illinois Higher Education (Information-No Presentation)
This report summarizes preliminary fall-term 2008 headcount and full-time-equivalent (FTE) enrollments at colleges and universities in Illinois. The report also summarizes 12-month headcount enrollments and enrollments in remedial/developmental courses during the 2006-2007 academic year. (Mike Baumgartner)

22.

Illinois Board of Higher Education 2009 Meeting Calendar
(Information - No Presentation)

This item provides the dates and locations for Illinois Board of Higher Education meetings for calendar year 2009. (Linda Oseland)

23.

Other Matters/Public Comment Period

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