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Title:College Course Materials Affordability and Equitable Access Task Force
Meeting Information:

​At the call of the Chair

Function:The Task Force shall conduct a collaborative college course materials affordability and equitable access study; examine the cost-saving methods and practices utilized by public and private institutions of higher learning in this State and throughout the United States for improving students' equitable first-day-of-class access to required course materials and conduct an affordability comparison of providing students' course materials, including digital learning tools; and submit a report of its findings to the Governor, the General Assembly, and the Illinois Student Assistance Commission.
Senate Confirmation:No
Chair:The members of the Task Force shall elect a Chairperson at the initial meeting.
Authority:110 ILCS 205/9.40

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
VACANTSenate PresidentGeneral Assembly member
VACANTSenate Minority LeaderGeneral Assembly member
VACANTSpeaker of the HouseGeneral Assembly member
VACANTHouse Minority LeaderGeneral Assembly member
VACANTSenate PresidentPublic Member
VACANTSenate Minority LeaderPublic Member
VACANTSpeaker of the HousePublic Member
VACANTHouse Minority LeaderPublic Member
VACANTSenate PresidentMember representing an institution of higher learning
VACANTSenate Minority LeaderMember representing an institution of higher learning
VACANTSpeaker of the HouseMember representing an institution of higher learning
VACANTHouse Minority LeaderMember representing an institution of higher learning
VACANTGovernorMember representing the Board of Higher Education
VACANTGovernorMember representing the Illinois Community College Board
VACANTGovernorMember representing the Illinois Student Assistance Commission
VACANTGovernorMember representing the Faculty Advisory Coucil of the Board of Higher Education
VACANTGovernorMember representing the Student Advisory Council of the Board of Higher Education
VACANTGovernorLibrarian or online education specialist
VACANTGovernorMember representing a national association representing the higher education textbook publishing industry
VACANTGovernorMember representing a statewide professional organization that advocates on behalf of public university employees
VACANTGovernorMember representing a statewide professional organization that advocates on behalf of public community college employees
VACANTGovernorMember representing a national association representing higher education book stores in the state
VACANTGovernorMember representing a higher education digital content platform provider with offices located in the state