OREGON STATE BOARD OF HIGHER EDUCATION
MINUTES OF REGULAR BOARD MEETINGS
SUBJECT INDEX
1997



(Note: Page numbers followed by "a" (e.g., "41a") refer to the January 29, 1997, minutes of a special Board meeting.)


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Accountability Plan and Performance Indicators 435, 523, 541
Accreditation's (Institutions); OIT, 434; SOU, 433; UO, 433, 537
Adjournment 40a, 51a, 83, 142, 185, 187, 246, 342, 431, 533, 632, 670
Admission policy

Transfer students 47

Announcement

Board member Lussier 534
Board member Van Patten 41
Board Committees 432
Chancellor Cox's father's death 249
Kirsten Frohnmayer's death 188
Ramaley honored 143
Swanson honored 343
Thompson honored 343
Vice Chancellor J. Owen's death 41

Appointment

Stevens, L. 2

Approval of minutes 1, 41, 84, 143, 188, 247, 343, 432, 534, 633
Association of Oregon Faculties (AOF) 535
Audit

Independent auditor's report (Deloitte & Touche) 71
Internal audit plan 323
Semi-annual audit report 72, 322

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BAS Model review 434
Bernstine welcomed 188

BOARD:

Appointments 534
Fee increases, Board concern re: 143
Goals

Governor Kitzhaber input 1, 247, 659
OSSHE 2

Items from Board members 39, 246, 342, 533, 631

Faculty, IFS statement regarding 43

New (Lussier) 534
New (Van Patten) 41
Renewal 143, 189, 249
Planning

Solution Teams

Access, Transfer, and Community Colleges 447
Chancellor's Office 387
Experientially Based Programs & Internships report 31
Graduate Education & Research 136
Graduate Education & Research in Portland 129
Technology report 33

Visit

WOSC 1
OIT 432
UO 534

Bonds

Discussion re: bond life related to upgrade performed 64
Refunding 270
Resolution for sale of 58, 270, 581
Urban Center (PSU) postponed in bond sale 63, 65

BUDGET:

1997-98 Operating Budget 351

Salaries 365
Travel reimbursements (per diem) for 1997-98 362

1997-99 Legislative appropriation 351

Building Fee Project Process 267
Building Naming 191

Health & P.E. Building, PSU 193
Indoor Practice Facility, UO 192

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CAPITAL Center 2
Capital Construction update 317
Chancellor's report 2, 42, 84, 189, 344, 433, 537, 633

UMAS program 144

College of Engineering (See "Oregon College of Engineering...")
Colleges to universities, Change of designation 22

COMMITTEES:

Agricultural Research 83, 659
Athletic Funding 341, 430, 532, 589
Board Governance and Structure 433, 631
Budget and Finance 433, 631
EOU Presidential Search 432, 631, 659
Investment 39, 184, 341, 430, 570
Joint Boards Working Group 83, 184, 341, 533, 659
Nominating 84, 245
OHSU Board 341, 430, 659

Community Colleges

Transfer and articulation issues 669

Confirmation of Institutional Degree Lists 597
Consolidated Dormitory Debt Pool (see IMD 6.300-325) 572

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Degree Lists, Confirmation of 597
Deloitte & Touche

Independent auditor's report 71

Distance delivery of education (See 3/21/97 Executive Committee minutes, pg. 5), 478
Doctorate, Honorary

Callahan, Daniel (OSU) 52
Crutzen, Paul (OSU) 53
Gilbert, Barrie (OSU) 54
Hatfield, Mark (OIT) 19, (UO) 51

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EASTERN OREGON UNIVERSITY:

Capital construction update 319
Incidental fees 277
Pedestrian walkway replacement project 128
President's position description 472
Primary electrical service upgrade 128
Residence purchase 586
Retirement, Dave Gilbert 343
Student housing project 125

Education professions

OSSHE's response to changes in the education professions 168

Emerging small business/Minority & Women business enterprise

Contracts report 108

Employee Benefits

Domestic partners 189, 191
Optional Retirement Plan amendments 476

Employment

Advanced degree completes (report) 67

Endowed chairs

IMD adoption re: 88

Endowments (See "Gifts")
Engineering Benchmarks Conference 346
Engineering and Technology Industry Council 475
Engineering, College of (See "Oregon College of Engineering & Computer Science")
Enrollment report 74, 324, 538, 620

OIT Metro Center 80
OSU 80

Ethnic Studies 421, 497, 607
Executive Work Session 343

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Facilities contracting activities report 123
Facilities maintenance 538
Faculty

Board membership, IFS statement regarding 43
Peer review, IFS discussion of 85
Salaries 535
Tenure review, IFS discussion of 189
Work 34

Follow-up reviews 326

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Gifts to OSSHE &/or Institutions (See 3/21/97 Executive Committee minutes, pg. 2)

Endowed chairs, IMD adoption re: 88

Governor

Input on Board goals 1
Meeting with 537
Response to Task Force Report on Higher Education and the Economy 659
Vision for the state regarding higher education 247, 659

Graduates

Employment of advanced degree completes 67
Status of 1994-95 OSSHE bachelor's graduates 176

Grievance

Dr. Alan Rex Mitchell, OSU 215
Dr. Michael Hollister, PSU 376

Grievances filed under OAR 580-021-0050 408

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Honorary doctorate

Callahan, Daniel (OSU) 52
Crutzen, Paul (OSU) 53
Gilbert, Barrie (OSU) 54
Hatfield, Mark

OIT 19
UO 51

Human Resources Information System (HRIS) 314

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Institutes

Criminal Justice Policy Research Institute (PSU) 100

Institutional Degree Lists 597
Interinstitutional Faculty Senate (IFS)

Benefits for domestic partners 191
Peer review, IFS discussion of 85
Position on faculty serving on Board of Higher Education 43
Report 6, 43, 85, 145, 189, 346, 445, 535, 634
Tenure review, IFS discussion of 189

Internal Management Directives

4.202, Endowed Chairs 88
6.300-325, Consolidated Dormitory Debt Pool 572

Introduction

Robinson, Wendy 142

Investments

Recommendation from Investment Committee for Investment Management Firm 570
Second quarter report 73
Third quarter report 180
Fourth quarter report 623
Venture capital 74

Items from Board members 39, 83, 142, 246, 342, 430, 533, 631

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Joint-Campus Graduate Program for Environmental Sciences, Study, and Policy (OSU, PSU, UO) 552, 640

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Kuhns, R. V.

Second quarter investment report 73
Third quarter investment report 180
Fourth quarter investment report 623

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Labor negotiations

OPEU concerns 144

Legislative appropriation for 1997-99 351
Legislative update 39, 82, 245, 340, 630

SB 271 665
SB 504 475
SB 919 184

Legislature

Talking Points paper 42
Ways and Means 84

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MECOP (See "Multiple Engineering...")
Minutes Approved 1, 41, 84, 143, 188, 247, 343, 432, 534, 633
Missions, Institutional

OIT 539
SOU 146, 539
UO 348

Multiple Engineering Cooperative Program 31

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North Willamette Research and Extension Center 247

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OREGON ADMINISTRATIVE RULES:

580-040-0035, Summer Session Fee Book 8
580-040-0040, Academic Year Fee Book 273

Board concern re: increases 143

580-010-0100 through 0140, Building Fee Project Process 267
580-021-0050, Grievances filed in academic year 1996-97 408

Oregon College of Engineering & Computer Science 2, 84

Engineering & Technology Industry Council 2, 42, 345, 475

(See also 3/21/97 Executive Committee minutes, pg. 5)
Appointments 2
Reporting responsibility 103

OREGON HEALTH SCIENCES UNIVERSITY:

Preliminary Proposal

Neuroscience, M.S. 526

OREGON INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY:

Accreditation 434
Capital Construction update 319
Honorary doctorate (Hatfield) 19
Incidental fees 277
Interim president (naming of) 475
Metro Center

Enrollment 80

Mission statement 539
OPT for CO-OP 475
Programs

Applied Psychology, B.S. 255, 380
Modification: Civil Engineering, B.S; Terminate B.S. in Civil Engineering
Technology 635
Broad program offerings 152
Health Sciences, B.S. 148, 207
Management, B.S. 202, 310
Ultrasound with Options in Vascular Technology & Diagnostic... 16

Resignation, Larry Wolf 343
Visit 432

Optional Retirement Plan (amendments) 476
Oregon International Internship Program (See 3/21/97 Executive Committee minutes)
Oregon Public Employees Union (OPEU)

Concern re: labor negotiations 144

OREGON STATE SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION:

Accountability Plan and Performance Indicators 435, 534, 541
Annual Report on Enrollment 1997-98 620
Annual Report on Investments 623
Campus Climate Survey 236
Ethnic Studies Report 421
Educational Diversity Initiative: Revision of Tuition Waiver Scholarship Program (UMAS) 510
Report of Grievances for Academic Year 1996-97 408
Projected Enrollment Demand Through 2000-01 324
Solution Team Report on the Chancellor's Office 387
Staff Analysis of Preliminary Proposal Program 524
Student Racial/Ethnic Diversity 233
Technology Project 478
Women's Studies Report 411

OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY:

Batcheller Hall parapet reinforcement 126
Boiler House 124
Book storage shelving 126
Capital Construction update 319
Classified information for U.S. Department of Defense 598
Enrollment 80
Fairbanks Hall

Exterior restoration 127
Piping replacement 127

Fishhawk Creek bridges 126
Follow-up review: M.A.T. in Teaching and Basic Cert. For Elementary &

Secondary Teachers 327

Food Innovation Center 125
Forest Research Lab Advisory Committee

New appointments 379
Reappointments 66

Grievance of Dr. Alan Rex Mitchell 215
Honorary doctorates (Callahan, Crutzen, Gilbert) 52
Incidental fees 278
Laboratory Theater 127
Memorial Union Commons renovation 127
Milne Computer Center basement remodel 125
Preliminary Proposals

Theatre Arts, BA./B.S. 526
Communication, B.A./B.S. 526
Speech Communications, B.A./B.S., terminate program 526

Programs

Radiation Health Physics, Ph.D. 152, 211
Environmental Sciences, M.A., M.S., Ph.D. 555, 640, 643

Resolution re: classified information 156, 598
Social Science reroof 128
Visit 84
Weigand Hall repipe project 125

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PASS (See "Proficiency-based Admission Standards System")

POLICY:

Admission, 1998-99 45
Presidential search process 41a, 462, 472, 634

Portland Public Schools

Partnership with PASS project 47

PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY:

Bernstine Welcomed 188
Building Naming, Health & P.E. Building 193
Capital Construction update 320
Criminal Justice Policy Research Institute 100
Grievance, Dr. Michael Hollister 376
Helen Gordon Child Development Center reroof 127
Incidental fees 279
Long House Feasibility Study 123
Master of Music in Performance or Conducting 55, 104
Presidential search 2

Committee 50a, 41
President (Bernstine, D.) named 186, 187
Process, Amended (See "Policy, Presidential search process")

Programs

Master of Music in Performance or Conducting 55
Ph.D in Mathematics Education 370, 517
B.A./B.S. in Women's Studies 491, 600
M.S., M.E.M. in Environmental Sciences and Resources 558, 640, 646

Renaming, College of Urban & Public Affairs 24
Renaming, School of Government 368
Reorganization

School of Urban & Public Affairs 24

Resignation

Ramaley, J. 2

Science Building 2 reroof 128
Student Housing/Elementary School 124
Urban Center

Postponed in bond sale 63, 65
Project 124

President's report 1, 41, 84, 143, 188, 247, 343, 432, 534
Presidential search

Policy, Amended 41a, 462
PSU 2

Committee 50a, 41

Proficiency-based Admission Standards System (PASS)

Portland Public Schools partnership 47
Support from out-of-state institutions 48
Transition to 45
Update 47

PROGRAMS:

New

American Sign Language - Teacher Education, B.S. (WOU) 96, 163
Applied Psychology, B.A. (OIT) 255
Biochemistry, B.S. (UO) 194, 302
Community Crime and Prevention Studies, B.A./B.S. (WOU) 503, 613
Computer Science & Mathematics, B.S. (WOU) 91, 158
Ethnic Studies, B.A./B.S. (UO) 497
Health Sciences, B.S. (OIT) 148, 207
Joint Campus Graduate Program for Environmental Sciences, Studies, and Policy, M.A./M.S., Ph.D. (OSU, PSU, UO) 552, 640
Management, B.S., (OIT) 202, 310
Master of Music in Performance or Conducting (PSU) 55, 104
Mathematics & Computer Science (Joint Major), B.S. (UO) 198, 305
Modification: Civil Engineering, B.S; Terminate B.S. in Civil Engineering Technology (OIT) 635
Language and Culture, B.A./B.S. (SOU) 565, 653
Radiation Health Physics, Ph.D. (OSU) 152, 211
Ultrasound with Options in Vascular Technology & Diagnostic... (OIT) 16
Women's Studies, B.A./B.S. (PSU-- revise certificate program) 491, 600

Preproposals

Applied Physics, M.S. (OSU) 113
Conflict Resolution, M.S. (PSU) 117
Ethnic Studies, B.A./B.S. (UO) 122
Financial Analysis, M.S. {MSFA} (PSU) 629
Language & Culture, B.A. (SOU) 120
Master of Business Information Systems, M.B.I.S. (OSU) 628
Mathematics Education, Ph.D. (PSU) 118, 370
Special Education/Counselor Education Specialization, Ed.D. (PSU) 119
Women's Studies, Baccalaureate Degree (PSU) 114
Women's Studies, B.A. (UO) 121
Women's Studies, Post-baccalaureate Certificate (PSU) 114

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Recognition

Gilbert, Dave 145
Ramaley, Judith 143

Renaming

Colleges to universities 22
PSU College of Urban & Public Affairs 24

Reorganization

PSU School of Urban & Public Affairs 24

REPORTS:

Accelerated Baccalaureate Degree Planning, SOU 220
Audit, Semi-annual 72, 32, 322
Capital Construction Activity Jan. 1-June 30 317
Chancellor's 2, 42, 84, 144, 189, 249, 344, 433, 537, 633

UMAS program 144

Education professions, OSSHE's response to changes in 168
Employment of advanced degree completes 67
Enrollment 74, 324, 620
Ethnic Studies 421
Facilities contracting activities 123
Follow-up reviews 326
Graduates, Status of 1994-95 OSSHE bachelor's 176
Grievances filed in academic year 199-97 408
IFS 6, 43, 85, 145, 189, 346, 445, 535, 634
Independent auditor's 71
Internal audit plan 323
Investment

Annual report (includes fourth quarter) 623
Second quarter 73
Third quarter 180

President's 1, 41, 84, 143, 188, 247, 343, 432, 534, 633
Solution Team

Access, Transfer, and Community Colleges 447
Chancellor's Office 387
Experientially Based Programs & Internships 31
Graduate Education & Research 136
Graduate Education & Research in Portland 129
Technology Solution Team 33

Staff Analysis of Preliminary Proposal Program 524
Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE), status of 335

Resignation

Ramaley, J. 2
Wolf, L. 343

Resolution

Bond sale 58, 270, 581
Classified information for U.S. Department of Defense (OSU) 156, 598

Retirement

Optional Retirement Program 81, 476
Gilbert, D. 343

Roll call 1, 41a, 41, 84, 143, 186, 188, 247, 343, 432, 534, 633

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Second language requirement

Implementation of 45

Solution team (See "Board, Planning")

SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY:

Accreditation 433
Accelerated Baccalaureate Degree Planning 220
Capital Construction update 321
Follow-up Review: B.A./B.S. in Heath & Physical Education 328
Incidental fees 279
Mission statement 146, 250, 539
Museum of Natural History 538
Programs

Language and Culture, B.A./B.S. 565, 653

Statewide education delivery (see "Distance delivery...")
System Review

Accountability Plan and Performance Indicators 435, 534
Governor's Task Force on Higher Education and the Economy 434, 634, 659

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Travel reimbursement rates (per diem) for 1997-98 362
Technology Project (OSSHE) 478

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Underrepresented Minority Achievement Scholarship Program (UMASP)

U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Civil Rights 144, 510

UNIVERSITY OF OREGON:

Accreditation 433, 537
Autzen Stadium

Seating replacement 126
Skysuite window replacement 126

Beall Hall seating replacement 124
Bean Residence Hall

East complex repairs 126

Capital Construction update 321
Carson Hall, Dining hall service improvements 128
Erb Memorial Union

Food service & recreation facilities improvement 123, 124

Estate, Elsie Silver 87
Grayson Hall, Name change 85
Hamilton Hall

Air conditioning upgrade 127
Dining hall service improvements 128

Heat Plant reroof 127
Honorary doctorate (Hatfield) 51
Howe Field softball dugouts 127
Incidental fees 280
Indoor Practice Facility, Building Naming 192
Intercollegiate athletics facilities improvements 123, 125

Law Center, William W. Knight 126
McArthur Court

Modifications projects 125
Seating modifications project 125

Mission Statement 348
Museum of Natural History 125
Naming of Law & Legal Center (Grayson) 85
National Zebrafish Stock Center 261
Onyx Bridge lab modernization/mechanical 127
Oregon Hall

Energy conservation measures 128
Reroof 128

Oregon Institute of Marine Biology feasibility study 123
Pacific Rim Research Universities 189
Presidency, Potential for endowment supporting 88
Programs

Biochemistry, B.S. 194, 302
Environmental Sciences, Studies, and Policy, Ph.D. 560, 640, 648 (part of joint program with OSU and PSU; see page 552 for full report)
Ethnic Studies, B.A./B.S. 497, 607
Mathematics & Computer Science (Joint Major), B.S. 198, 305

Riverfront Research Park 123, 243, 264
Student Family Housing

Demolition, Phase 2 128

Site preparation 129

Theatre Arts Department, Elsie Silver estate 87
University Inn fire alarm upgrade 129
Vivian Olum Child Development Center 124

U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Civil Rights

UMAS program 144,

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Visit, Board campus

OIT 432
OSU 84
WOSC 1

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WESTERN OREGON UNIVERSITY:

Accreditation 345
Capital Construction update 31
Follow-up reviews

B.A., Theatre Arts 329
B.A./B.S., Speech Communication 330
B.A., Spanish 331
B.A./B.S., Sociology 332
B.A./B.S., Political Science 333
B.A./B.S., Chemistry 333

Incidental fees 281
Programs

American Sign Language - Teacher Education, B.S. 96, 163
Computer Science & Mathematics, B.S. 91, 158
Community Crime Prevention Studies, B.A./B.S. 503, 613

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