1.1 Legal Basis

adopted: Nov-1975
last revised: Nov-1975
reviewed Mar-1981; Feb-2013

As the policy making group of a public governmental institution, regulated by laws of the State of Illinois, and more precisely by the Illinois Public Community College Act of l965, as amended, the Board of Trustees is subject to certain restrictions set forth in the aforementioned act under the classifications of Duties and Authority. (110 ILCS 805/3-21 et seq.)

The Board has the powers enumerated in the Public Community College Act. The list of powers set forth in these sections is not exclusive, and the Board may exercise all other powers not inconsistent with the Public Community College Act that may be required and appropriate for the maintenance, operation and development of any College under the jurisdiction of the Board. (110 ILCS 805/31-43)