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May 2, 2017

6:30 PM

Rend Lake College

468 N Ken Gray Parkway Ina, IL 62846

I. Call to Order

II. Roll Call 1 III. Approval of Minutes of the: April 11, 2017 Board of Trustees Meeting IV. Adjournment of Board sine die V. Seat New Board Acceptance of Responsibilities and Signing of Official Oaths of Office VI. Roll Call of New Board VII. Appointment of Temporary Chairman VIII. Election of Officers and Appointments A. Election of Chairman B. Election of Vice-Chairman C. Election of Secretary D. Appointment of Treasurer E. Appointment of Illinois Community College Trustee Association Representative IX. General Information A. Announcements 1. Tuesday, May 2, 2017; 3:30 – 5:00 pm Annual Board/Faculty/Staff Recognition RLC Theatre ii 2. Thursday, May 4, 2017; 5 – 7 pm Jefferson Co. CEO Trade Show Holiday Inn, Mt. Vernon 3. Thursday, May 4, 2017; 7:00 pm Spring Concert RLC Theatre 4. Thursday, May 11, 2017; 1:00 pm Radiologic Technology Pinning Pat Kern Dining Area 5. Thursday, May 11, 2017; 7:00 pm Associate Degree Nursing Pinning RLC Waugh Gymnasium 6. Saturday, May 13, 2017 10:00 am and 1:00 pm 50th Yr. Rend Lake College Commencement RLC Waugh Gymnasium B. INFORMATIONAL – Updates to 2017 Rend Lake College Policy Manual by Section to be acted on as a First Reading June 6, 2017: Section 4: Student and Instructional Matters X. Public Hearing concerning the intent of the Board to sell $5,000,000 Funding Bonds of the District for the purpose of paying claims against the District XI. Closed Session – The Board may go into closed session pursuant to Section 2(c)(1)(2)(7)(21) of the Open Meetings Act. Subsection (1) appointment, employment, and compensation of specific employees; (2) collective negotiating matters; (7) sale/purchase of securities or investments; (21) approval of meeting minutes XII. Resume Open Meeting XIII. Approval of Consent Agenda iii XIV. New Business 14 * A. Course/Curriculum Approvals 29 * B. Approval of Rend Lake College Policy 4.2.4 – Faculty Qualifications (Second Reading) 32 * C. Approval of 2017 Rend Lake College Policy Manual Section 1: Board of Trustees & Administrative Matters and Section 5: Business Services & Operations (Second Reading) (TO BE PROVIDED) 33 * D. Approve Revisions to Board Policy & Procedure 4.9 – Stipends 35 E. Resolution of Intent to issue $5,000,000 Funding Bonds for the purpose of paying claims against the District, and directing that notice of such intention be published as provided by law 47 F. Approval of 2017 Rend Lake College Policy Manual Section 2: General College Matters and Section 3: Employee Matters (First Reading) (TO BE PROVIDED) 48 G. Recommendation to Approve 2017-2018 Family Handbook for the Rend Lake College Foundation Children’s Center 65 H. Recommendation to Approve 2017-2018 Program Handbooks (TO BE PROVIDED) 1. Culinary Arts 2. Biomedical Electronics 3. Health Information Technology (HIT) 4. HIT Professional Practice Experience (PPE) XV. Personnel 67 A. Ratify the Acceptance of Retirement Resignation of Director of Nursing Program and Nursing Instructor 70 B. Ratify the Acceptance of Resignation of Financial Aid Specialist 73 C. Appointment of Community and Corporate Education Assistant D. Employment of Nursing Faculty (TO BE PROVIDED) iv XVI. Financial Information 76 A. Ratification of the Payment of College Expenses including Travel Expense Reimbursements B. Financials (INFORMATIONAL; TO BE PROVIDED) XVII. Reports 1. Academic Council 2. ICCTA Representative 3. Rend Lake College Foundation 4. Accreditation Report XVIII. Public Comment XIX. President’s Comments XX. Adjournment