August 2008 Board Meeting Report

On Wednesday evening, the Illinois Valley Community College Board of Trustees heard an overview and update on the Nursing Program as presented by Gloria Bouxsein, dean of health professions. Bouxsein reviewed the programs which are approved by the state of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation and accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. The curriculum consists of support courses from related disciplines and nursing courses which include seminar, lecture and clinical study. Clinical experiences are offered through partnerships with IVCC, area hospitals and area health care agencies throughout the district.

The board approved:

  • A resolution to adopt the fiscal year 2009 budget;
  • The three year contract with the Service Employees International Union Local 138; and
  • Stipends for pay period ending on June 28, July 12 and 26.

The board accepted the resignation of Yelena Kajevic, English instructor; the appointment of Sara Escatel as the director of adult education; and heard of hiring of Del Baracani, custodian.