Caption: Board of Trustees Minutes - 1992
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UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS
indicated below (or determines that a deferral of use should occur), it is understood that The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois will pay to the Department for each month of nonuse beginning 12 months after the date of the deed, or 36 months where construction or major renovation is contemplated, the sum of 1/360 of the then market value for each month of nonuse. If the application is approved, a copy of the application and standard deed conditions will be filed with the permanent minutes of the Board.
(31) The president submitted, with his concurrence, a list of purchases recommended by the directors of purchases and the vice president for business and finance. The purchases were presented in two categories: purchases from appropriated funds (i.e., from State appropriations to the University); and purchases from institutional funds. The latter term designates funds received by the University under contracts with the United States government, private corporations, and other organizations; grants from foundations, corporations, and other donors; and University revolving funds authorized by law. The total amounts of these purchases were: From Appropriated Funds Recommended From Institutional Funds Recommended Grand Total $ 211 173
2 910 677 $3 121 850
A complete list of the purchases, with supporting information (including the quotations received), was sent to each member of the board in advance of the meeting. A copy is being filed with the secretary of the board for record.
On motion of Mr. Boyle, the purchases recommended were authorized by the following vote: Aye, Dr. Bacon, Mr. Boyle, Mrs. Calder, Mr. Downey, Mr. Grabowski, Mrs. Gravenhorst, Mr. Lamont, Ms. Reese; no, none; absent, Governor Edgar, Mrs. Shepherd. (The student advisory vote was: Aye, Mr. Begovich, Mr. Lawless; no, none.) Authorization for Settlements Woodhull v. Donahue, M.D., et al.
(32) The university counsel recommends that the board approve settlement of Woodhull v. Donhaue, M.D., et al., in the amount of $210,000. The plaintiff alleged that his esophagus was torn during surgery at UIH to repair a paraesophageal hernia. Our principal defense was that an esophageal tear is a known risk of the procedure. However, a second allegation is that repair of the tear was delayed too long, allowing an abscess to develop.
Swanstrom v. Schoen, et al.
The university counsel recommends that the board approve settlement of Swanstrom v. Schoen, et al., in the amount of $150,000. The plaintiff alleged that her mandibular tumor was not appropriately diagnosed and treated. Our principal defense was that no treatment was available to alter the final course of her disease. The vice president for business and finance concurs. I recommend approval.
On motion of Mr. Boyle, these recommendations were approved by