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AN ACT concerning education.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Board of Higher Education Act is amended by
adding Section 13 as follows:
(110 ILCS 205/13 new)
Leadership training for university board members.
(a) The Board shall require every voting member of the
governing board of a public university appointed for a term
beginning after January 1, 2016 to complete a minimum of 4
hours of professional development leadership training covering
topics that shall include, but are not limited to, public
university and labor law, contract law, ethics, sexual violence
on campus, financial oversight and accountability, audits, and
fiduciary responsibilities of a member of a governing board
within 2 years after beginning service and within every 2 years
of service thereafter.
(b) A public university shall maintain on its Internet
website the names of all voting members of the governing board
who have successfully completed the training.
(c) Beginning after the effective date of this amendatory
Act of the 99th General Assembly, by July 31 of each year, the
chairperson of each governing board shall certify to the Board