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Septmeber 19, 2017 1:00 p.m.

Western Illinois University
University Union, Grand Ballroom
1000 W. Murray Street
Macomb, IL

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I. Call to Order

  • Call Meeting to Order, Chair Tom Cross

II. Welcome and Remarks

  • Welcome by President, Dr. Jack Thomas
  • Welcome and Remarks by Chair Tom Cross

III. Reports and Updates

  • Advisory Committee Report – Dr. Robert Gabriel, Vice Chair, Proprietary Advisory Committee
  • Advisory Committee Report – Mr. Dave Tretter, Federation of Independent Illinois Colleges and Universities
  • Ad Hoc Priorities Task Force Report – Ms. Christine Wiseman

IV. Presentations

  • Career Outcomes Tool
    • (Mr. George Putnam, Assistant Manager for Economic Information and Analysis, Illinois Department of Employment Security and Mr. Kalaiselvan Sambasivan, Manager of Application Development, Illinois Student Assistance Commission)
  • Budget Updates and Context (Mr. Nyle Robinson)
    • Final Fiscal Year 2017 Appropriations for Higher Education
    • Fiscal Year 2018 Appropriations for Higher Education
    • Preliminary Context and Planning for Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Development

V. Discussion Item Not Requiring Board Action

  • Legislative Initiatives for 2018 (Ms. Jaimee Ray)
    • Legislative Update

VI. Action Items

  1. Consideration and Approval of New Units of Instruction at Public Community Colleges (Dr. Daniel Cullen)
  2. Consideration and Approval of New Operating and/or Degree Granting Authority for Independent Institutions (Dr. Daniel Cullen)
  3. Consideration and Approval of New Units of Instruction, Public Service, and Research at Public Universities (Dr. Daniel Cullen)
  4. Consideration and Approval of Diversify Higher Education Faculty in Illinois Program Fiscal Year 2018 Grant Allocation (Dr. Arthur Sutton)
  5. Consideration and Approval of General Grants, Fiscal Year 2018 Allocation (Mr. Nyle Robinson)

VII. Non-Instructional Capital Project Action Item

  1. Consideration and Approval of Public University Non-Instructional Capital Project – University of Illinois at Chicago (Mr. Nyle Robinson)

VIII. Consent Agenda Action Items

  1. Consideration and Approval of Board Meeting Minutes – June 13, 2017
  2. Consideration and Approval of Fiscal Year 2017/2018 Financial Report as of July 31, 2017
  3. Consideration and Approval of 2018 Board Meeting Calendar

IX. Informational Items Not Requiring Board Action

  1. Fiscal Year 2018 Competitive Grants Update – Cooperative Work Study Grant and Grow Your Own Teacher Education Initiative (Mr. Nyle Robinson)
  2. Fiscal Year 2019 Grants Approval Process (Mr. Nyle Robinson)

X. Executive Session

  • Executive session for the purpose of discussing personnel matters pursuant to Section 2(c)(1) of the Open Meetings Act.

XI. Public Comment

XII. Other Business

XIII. Adjournment

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