September 9, 2004
AMEND THE GENERAL RULES CONCERNING UNIVERSITY ORGANIZATION AND PROCEDURE [ARTICLE I, SECTION 2, PARAGRAPH (d) AND ARTICLE III, SECTION 7, PARAGRAPH (j)]
Action: Amend Article I, Section 2, Paragraph (d) and Article III, Section 7, Paragraph (j) of The General Rules Concerning University Organization and Procedure
Funding: No Funding Required
Revisions are proposed to Articles I and III of The
General Rules Concerning University Organization and Procedure to clarify
the administrative responsibilities of the V
for T Technology
and E Economic
D Developmen t
concerning intellectual property administration. The position of V Vice
for E Economic
and C Corporate
oby the board
July 20, 2000, b ,
to serve as advisor to the
The board appointed David
Chicoine to this position
a July 12, 2001
which provided that the position have direct authority over the University's major
offices and entities involved in technology commercialization.
change d the title of the position to V Vice
for T Technology
and ED Development
May 15, 2003 ,
to Article I of the General Rules are reflective
of changes to the position description for the Vice President for Technology and
Economic Development. Other proposed revisions clarify the responsibility of
the Vice President for Technology and Economic Development and the relationship
between the responsibilities of the Vice President for Technology and Economic
Development and of the respective campus vice chancellors for research
respect to technology management and commercialization. These
necessary to continue to advance the fulfillment of the University’s role
and responsibilities for fostering growth in Illinois’ high-technology sector through innovation and technology commercialization and
related economic development
activities and to capture advantages of intercampus coordination,
while recognizing and supporting campus individuality and strength ,
the General Rules
of the University are amended.
amendments incorporated into Article I and Article III are attached
to this item and incorporated herein.The University Senates Conference has been consulted on the
to Article III.
The Vice President for Technology and Economic Development concurs.
The President of the University recommends approval.
The board action recommended in this item complies in all material respects with applicable State and federal laws, University of Illinois Statutes, TheGeneral Rules Concerning University Organization and Procedure, and Board of Trustees policies and directives.