Caption: Board of Trustees Minutes - 1992
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BOARD OF TRUSTEES
finance); Mr. Byron H. Higgins, university counsel; and Dr. Michele M. Thompson, secretary. In addition, the following persons were also in attendance: Mr. Donald K. Coe, director, University Office of Public Affairs; and Mr. Kirk Hard, executive assistant to the president of the University.
Chair Boyle, referring to Section Two of the Open Meetings Act, stated: "A motion is now in order to hold an executive session to consider information regarding the appointment, employment, or dismissal of employees or officers, to discuss pending, probable, or imminent litigation, the acquisition of real property, to discuss campus security, and to receive legal advice from counsel." The motion was made by Dr. Gindorf and approved by the following vote: Aye, Mr. Boyle, Mrs. Calder, Dr. Gindorf, Mr. Grabowski, Mrs. Gravenhorst, Mr. Lamont, Ms. Lopez, Ms. Reese; no, none; absent, Dr. Bacon, Governor Edgar. (The student advisory vote was: Aye, Ms. Huff; absent, Mr. Riley.)
Vice President for Academic Affairs
President Ikenberry told the trustees that he would recommend to them at their meeting of June 10, 1994, that Dr. Sylvia Manning be appointed vice president for academic affairs.
Personnel Matters, Chicago
Chancellor Stukel updated the board on the status of searches for dean of the School of Public Health, and dean of the College of Pharmacy, indicating that interviews with candidates were taking place and that he would bring forward recommendations for appointment in the near future.
Personnel Matters, Urbana
Chancellor Aiken reported on progress in searches for: vice chancellor for research, associate chancellor for affirmative action, and dean of the School of Social Work. He noted that candidates were being interviewed and that recommendations for appointment would probably be coming soon. Also, Chancellor Aiken discussed the recent resignation of the vice chancellor for student affairs and plans for recruitment of a new person for that position. Following Chancellor Aiken's report, Trustee Lopez voiced concern about the low representations of minorities in high level administrative positions on both campuses. She asked for information about the search process followed for these positions and inquired about why minority group individuals tend to appear on the lists of finalists but seldom get the appointment. President Ikenberry responded that the search pro-