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Title:Midwestern Higher Education Compact
Website:https://www.mhec.org/states/illinois
Function:The Commission aims to further regional higher education opportunities and services in midwestern states that enter into the Midwestern Higher Education Compact.
Term:Governer serves until term in office ends.  General Assembly members, 2 years.  Board of Higher Education and Community College Board members, 4 years.
Senate Confirmation:No
Compensation:Not specified
Composition:5 members representing State of Illinois -- Governor (or his designee) during the tenure of office of Governor -- 2 members of General Assembly -- 1 from House, appointed by Speaker -- 1 from Senate, appointed by President 1 member of the Board of Higher Education appointed by a majority vote of the members of that Board 1 member of the Illinois Community College Board appointed by majority vote of the members of that Board Commission shall select from among its members a chairperson, vice-chairperson and treasurer. Commission shall appoint Executive Director who serves at pleasure of commission and act as secretary to commission. Treasurer, Executive Director, and such other personnel as commission may determine will be bonded. Majority of members constitutes a quorum.
Authority:45 ILCS 155.1

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Ford, Rep. La Shawn K. 3/12/2019Speaker of the HouseMemberRepresentativeNone
Foust, Mollie10/8/2019GovernorMemberNone
Jacobs, Alice Marie1/1/20193/1/2016Board of Higher EducationMemberNone
McGuire, Sen. Pat1/13/20215/2/2017Senate PresidentMemberSenatorNone
Morris, Suzanne6/30/20134/21/2011Illinois Community College BoardMemberNone