(110 ILCS 690/35-25)
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 Western Illinois University at Macomb, Illinois. 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, eff. 6-28-01.)