Caption: Board of Trustees Minutes - 1992
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BOARD OF TRUSTEES
versity appealed. Flowers agreed to a settlement of $575,000 if the University would drop appeal. The case was settled on this basis.
Status of Searches, Chicago Campus
Chancellor Stukel reported on the status of several searches underway at the Chicago campus. In the search for a vice chancellor for research and dean of the Graduate College, Chancellor Stukel found none of the finalists presented the appropriate experience. Thus, he determined that the best course was to appoint an interim vice chancellor for a period of two years and continue to search for candidates who could better qualify for the permanent appointment. He told the trustees that interviews were in process with candidates for associate chancellor for affirmative action. He noted that the search committee for a vice chancellor for health services was still working on making final a list of candidates for this position. Further, Chancellor Stukel reported that the search for a dean of the School of Public Health was still in process.
Status of Searches, Urbana-Champaign Campus
President Ikenberry reported on two searches in process at the Urbana campus, since Chancellor Weir was out of the room. He told the trustees that a search committee was winnowing applications and nominations for the position of vice chancellor for academic affairs and that the search for a dean for the College of Law was nearing completion.
Discussion of University Personnel Organization
A brief discussion of how personnel activities within the University involved a suggestion from Mr. Grabowski that there ought to be a position charged with personnel issues overall within the University, perhaps reporting to the president of the University. President Ikenberry described for the board the responsibilities currently placed with the position of associate vice president for administration and human resources that include all personnel matters affecting central administration units as well as overall responsibility for personnel matters at the Urbana campus. Ms. Reese then reminded the administration that the board had asked for a review of the organization charts for both the central administration and the campuses.
University Compliance with City of Chicago Fire Code Regulations
Ms. Reese asked Mr. Higgins about certain fire code violations that had been cited by the city against the Chicago campus. Mr. Higgins reported that the city's corporation counsel and the university counsel disagreed on certain aspects of the home rule provision. He explained that in order to settle on a way each could operate, the University had agreed