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WIU BOT Special Meeting Canceled

March 30, 2020


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MACOMB/MOLINE, IL -- The Western Illinois University Board of Trustees meeting scheduled for 11 a.m. today (Monday, March 30) has been canceled until further notice.

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March 27, 2020

WIU BOT Special Meeting March 30

MACOMB/MOLINE, IL – The Western Illinois University Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting via teleconferencing at 11 a.m. Monday, March 30, 2020.

The trustees will consider a resolution that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Board temporarily suspends BOT policies, regulations, rules, or any other authority currently granted to the Board governing campus operations, and delegates those inherent powers to the Interim President until the sooner of the state of emergency is lifted or until the next Board of Trustees meeting.

The meeting will be live-streamed on WIU's YouTube Channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/WesternIllinoisU.

The meeting is closed to the public due to the Stay at Home Order that remains in effect. On March 16, 2020, Gov. Pritzker issued an executive order providing relief from some of the provisions of the Open Meetings Act 5 ILS 120 requiring or relating to in-person attendance by members of a public body are suspended.

Public comments can be emailed to University General Counsel at EL-Duvall@wiu.edu. Comments will be read aloud by Duvall during the meeting. Individuals who wish to submit public comments should do so by 5 p.m. Sunday, March 29.

The complete agenda and resolution can be found at wiu.edu/bot.

Posted By: WIU News (U-Relations@wiu.edu)
Office of University Relations