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 Bill Status of HB2464  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  HIGHER ED-FACULTY TENURE

House Sponsors
Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
110 ILCS 305/120 new
110 ILCS 520/100 new
110 ILCS 660/5-210 new
110 ILCS 665/10-210 new
110 ILCS 670/15-210 new
110 ILCS 675/20-215 new
110 ILCS 680/25-210 new
110 ILCS 685/30-220 new
110 ILCS 690/35-215 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities in Illinois. Requires the governing board of each public university to ensure the existence of a tenure track for a defined percentage, to be set by board policy, of undergraduate faculty in which the criteria for securing tenure shall be predominantly devoted to (1) excellence in teaching, (2) demonstrated fluency with and competency in the foundational texts within the field being taught and the ability to convey them to students, (3) an instructional style that adapts readily to student needs, interests, and problems, and (4) the demonstration of a constant improvement mindset. Provides that the board shall have ultimate authority over the substantive decision of whether a specific individual should, or should not, secure tenure.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/17/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
  2/19/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/19/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/9/2021HouseAssigned to Higher Education Committee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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