(110 ILCS 685/30-25)
Sec. 30-25. Officers; meetings. Members of the Board shall elect annually by secret ballot from their own number a chairman who shall preside over meetings of the Board and a secretary.
Meetings of the Board shall be held at least once each quarter on the campus of Northern Illinois University at Dekalb, Illinois or on any other University-owned property located in the State. At all regular meetings of the Board, a majority of its members shall constitute a quorum. The student member shall have all of the privileges of membership, including the right to make and second motions, to attend executive sessions, and to vote on all Board matters except those involving faculty tenure, faculty promotion or any issue on which the student member has a direct conflict of interest. Unless the student member is entitled to vote on a measure at a meeting of the Board or any of its committees, he or she shall not be considered a member for the purpose of determining whether a quorum is present at the time that measure is voted upon. No action of the Board shall be invalidated by reason of any vacancies on the Board or by reason of any failure to select a student member.
Special meetings of the Board may be called by the chairman of the Board or by any 3 members of the Board.
At each regular and special meeting that is open to the public, members of the public and employees of the University shall be afforded time, subject to reasonable constraints, to make comments to or ask questions of the Board.
(Source: P.A. 91-715, eff. 1-1-01; 91-778, eff. 1-1-01; 92-16, 6-28-01.)
Last modified: February 18, 2015