OREGON STATE BOARD OF HIGHER EDUCATION
MINUTES OF REGULAR BOARD MEETINGS
SUBJECT INDEX
1999

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Academic Year Fee Book, 1999-00 141, 178, 273

Differential tuition 191
Intrainstitutional differential tuition 192
Public input 191
Student fees 191
Student health insurance at regional institutions 139
Temporary rule 178
UO fee increases 192

Accountability 157
Adjournment 52, 106, 152, 246, 275, 336, 352
Adjunct faculty 118
Admission policy for academic year 1999-00 13
Advanced degree completes in 1996-97 38

employment trends 38
median earnings 39
overall satisfaction 40

Advisory Councils (institutional) 5, 276
Amendments

Board Bylaws 66, 110
January 15, 1999, Executive Committee minutes 63 (Authorization of Hearings Officer)
Oregon Administrative Rules
580-010-0086, Enrollment of Spouse and Dependent Children 112, 307
580-021-0140, Post-Tenure Review 9
580-040-0035, Summer Session Fee Book 341
580-040-0040, Academic Year Fee Book (temporary rule) 178, 273
Regional Partnership Act, ORS 348.890 64

Appearances before the Board 67
Appointments

Benjamin Rawlins 108
Shawn Hempel 276
Leslie Lehmann 276
Geraldine Richmond 154
Bill Williams 276, 337

Approval of minutes 1, 53, 107, 153, 247, 276, 337
Association of Oregon Faculties (AOF) 2, 278
Audit plan 329
Audit reports

independent 45
"qualified" vs. "unqualified" 45
semi-annual 44, 328

Authorization of hearings officer 63
Authorization to award honorary degrees 16, 71, 158, 311

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Biennial budget (1999-2001) 248
Board Bylaws (amendments to) 66, 110
Board renewal 277
Board work session 333, 348
Bond sale, Article XI-G and XI-F1) 167
Budget and Finance Committee (also see "Committee reports") 50, 55, 150
Budget model 2, 4, 50, 109, 248, 329-330
Budget notes (related to 1999-2001 biennial budget) 252
Budget proposals 55

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Call to order 1, 53, 107, 153, 247, 276, 337
Central Oregon Regional Advisory Board (CORAB) 51, 104, 150, 244, 331, 348

Expansion of computer science programs 150
Report to Board 348
Next step funding strategies 350
Study by staff 352
Vision 349

Central Oregon University Center 23, 160

Building lease proposal 160

Certificate of Advanced Mastery (CAM) 14, 109
Certificate of Initial Mastery (CIM) 14, 109
Certificates

Analog and Microwave Circuit Design, PSU 135

Children's and Young Adult Literature, PSU 133
Communication Systems, PSU 135

Design Animation, PSU 135
Digital Design, PSU 135
Digital Signal Processing, PSU 135
Engineering Geology, PSU 135
Environmental Geology, PSU 135
Explanation of 84
Global Management, UO 81
Graduate Education, UO 220
Hydrogeology, PSU 135
Hydrology, PSU 134
Image Processing, PSU 135
Integrated Circuit Test, Verification, and Validation, PSU 135
Lasers and Optoelectronics, PSU 135
Mathematics for Middle School Mathematics Teachers, PSU 133
Second Language Acquisition and Teaching, UO 82

Chancellor's report 2, 54, 108, 154, 277, 338

AOF proposal 2, 278
Asia-Pacific Conference 277

Central Oregon Regional Advisory Board 2

Donation (wine) 1
E-Board funds 277
Enrollment growth 277
EOU/OIT accreditation reports 5
Faculty salaries 338
Federal appropriations 2
Federal funding 338
Health insurance 338
IFS report 2, 60, 109, 155, 278, 339
Legislative session 54, 108, 155
New staff and retirements

Arnold, Roy 339
Cox, Nancy 108
Christensen, Gary 109
Rawlins, Benjamin 108
Stanaway, Tim 108, 339

OSA concerns 155
OUS budget issues 55
Four percent reduction exercise required by all state agencies 56
Pertaining to 1999 Legislative Session 55
Partnerships 277
PEBB update 60
Performance report 60, 85
Presidential salaries 278
Retiring Board members 154
Diane Christopher
Gail McAllister
Katie Van Patten
SMILE and MESA programs 277
Student health insurance 155, 245

Charges to standing Committees 68
Committee reports

Budget and Finance 49, 150

Central Oregon Regional Advisory Board 51, 104, 150, 244, 331, 348

Economic Development Joint Boards Working Group 105, 150, 347
Executive 151, 244
Investment 105, 151, 332, 347
Joint Boards Working Group 51, 105, 332, 348
OHSU Board 51, 105, 152, 244, 332, 347
Nominating 54, 151, 332, 346
Slate of officers for 1999-00 346
System Strategic Planning 51, 105, 152, 244, 332

Community colleges 154

Resolution honoring Roger Bassett 157

Consent items--protocol 130
Conflict of interest 152, 332, 344

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Degree lists 312
Delegation of authority to Executive Committee 52, 106, 152, 246, 333, 348
Diversity 243
Doctorates, honorary 16

Ehrlich, Anne H. (OSU) 16
Ehrlich, Paul R. (OSU) 16
Hawken, Paul G. (OSU) 17
Lavadour, James (EOU) 158
Powell, Colin L. (PSU) 311
Rilling, Helmuth (UO) 18
Smith, Gordon H. (EOU) 71
Watkins, James D. (OSU) 17
Domestic partner benefits (OAR 580-010-0086) 112, 307

Criteria 308

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Eastern Oregon University

Accreditation report 5
Authorization to award honorary doctorates 71
Lavadour, James 158
Smith, Gordon H. 71
Renovation of Badgley Hall 108
Strategic Plan 107
Visit 107

Economic Development Joint Boards Working Group 331, 347
EPSCoT grant 150, 330
Economy, impact of OUS to Oregon 95
Educational Diversity Initiative 242
Enrollment (projected) 264, 277
Environmental Scan 333
Executive Committee report 5, 62, 151, 244
Executive Session 53, 107, 153

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Faculty benefits (AOF proposal) 2, 278
Faculty diversity and Faculty Diversity Initiative 93
Faculty retention 339
Faculty salaries 3, 61, 278, 338
Federal appropriations lists from OUS institutions 20

Central Oregon University Center 23
Process 21

Fee Book (1999-00) 141, 150, 178, 273
Follow-up reviews of selected programs

B.A./B.S., Child and Family Studies, PSU 228
B.S., Environmental Sciences, OSU 225
B.S., Natural Resources, OSU 227
B.S., Radiation Therapy Technology, OHSU 233
M.A./M.S. and Ph.D., Apparel, Interiors, Housing, and Merchandising, OSU 224
M.A. and Ph.D., East Asian Languages & Literature: Japanese and Chinese, UO 231
M.P.H., Master's of Public Health, OHSU, OSU, PSU 235
M.S. and Ph.D., Early Intervention, UO 230
Ph.D., Communication and Society, UO 229

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Grants

EPSCoT 150, 330
LAAP: Second-Generation University System Distance Education Model via Public/Private Partnerships 320
Title II: Oregon Quality Assurance in Teaching program 318

Grievances

Cope, Thomas (OSU) 113
Fallow, Gary (OSU) 115
Pinkham, M.L. (SOU) 116
Procedures 114, 116-119

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Health insurance for employees 338
Health insurance for students at regional institutions 139
Higher Education Reauthorization Act 23
Honorary doctorates

Ehrlich, Anne H. (OSU) 16
Ehrlich, Paul R. (OSU) 16
Hawken, Paul G. (OSU) 17
` Lavadour, James (EOU) 158
Powell, Colin L. (PSU) 311
Rilling, Helmuth (UO) 18
Smith, Gordon H. (EOU) 71
Watkins, James D. (OSU) 17

Human Resources Information System (HRIS) payroll software 49

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IFS report 2, 60, 109, 155, 278, 339

Benefits program 62
Budget model 3, 109, 279

Faculty retention 339
Faculty salaries 3, 278
Four-year campus in Bend 62, 104

Legislative Session 155
Officers for 2000 339
Performance 61
Rally in Salem 60
Response to biennial budget/new budget model 274, 339
Resolution in support of new budget model 3
Statement on retaining OUS 279
Independent auditor's report

Fiscal year ending June 30, 1998 45

Institutional advisory councils 5, 276
Institutional mission statements 152, 345
Internal Management Directives (IMDs) 306
4.002, Post-Tenure Review 10
Investment Committee
Alternative investment allocations 151
Board's investment objectives and policy guidelines 151, 280
Third quarter investment report 151
Items from Board members 106, 152, 245, 275, 332, 348

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Joint Boards Working Group 51, 54, 64, 105, 332, 348

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Labor negotiations 53, 107, 274
Legislative Session 54, 108, 155

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Master of Software Engineering 137
Master plans, campus 177
Minutes approved 1, 53, 107, 153, 247, 276, 337
Mission statements and preambles (institutional) 152, 156

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New budget model 2, 4, 50, 55, 109, 248, 329-330, 339

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Officers at Risk (PSU) 46
Oregon Public Employees Union (OPEU) settlement 274
Order of business 67
Oregon Administrative Rules (OARs)

580-040-0035, Summer Session Fee Book (2000) 341
580-040-0040, Academic Year Fee Book (1999-00)
Permanent rule 273
Temporary rule 178
580-010-0086, Enrollment of Spouse and Dependent Children
Permanent rule 307
Temporary rule 112
580-021-0140, Post-Tenure Review 9

Oregon Emerging Business Initiative 150

Oregon Institute of Technology

Accreditation report 5
Renaming of South Hall to Boivin Hall 321
Partnership with Klamath Community College (scholarships) 64
President's Advisory Council 276
Programs
B.S., Information Technology 219
Retirements of Nancy Cox and Tim Stanaway 108
Visit 276, 333

Oregon Health Sciences University

Assistance with PEBB information 105
Budget 244
Follow-up review
B.S., Radiation Therapy Technology 233
M.P.H., Master's of Public Health (with OSU and PSU) 235
Leukemia breakthrough 348
Medicaid reimbursements 244
Retreat 332

Oregon State University

Agriculture Experiment Station 56
Athletics budget 151
Authorization to award honorary degrees 16
Ehrlich, Anne H. 16
Ehrlich, Paul R. 16
Hawken, Paul G. 17
Watkins, James D. 17
Engineering enrollment 335
Exchange of forest lands 73
Extension Service 56
Financial issues 62
Follow-up reviews
B.S., Environmental Sciences 225
B.S., Natural Resources 227
M.A./M.S. and Ph.D., Apparel, Interiors, Housing, and Merchandising 224
M.P.H., Master's of Public Health (with OHSU and PSU) 235
Forest Research Laboratory 56
Grievances

Cope, Thomas 113
Fallow, Gary 115

Hazardous waste facility 342
Programs

Master in Business Information Systems 316
M.S., Applied Physics 27

Purchase of Carson property 162
Renaming of Parker Stadium to Reser Stadium 127
Visit 1

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Partnerships 64, 105, 154, 277
Parking issues (PSU) 142
Performance report 60, 85

Baseline report 85
Comments and observations 85
PERS benefits 110
SB 722 110

Portland State University

Authorization to award honorary degree
Powell, Colin L. 311
Certificates (Graduate)
Analog and Microwave Circuit Design 135
Children's and Young Adult Literature 133
Communication Systems 135
Design Animation 135
Digital Design 135
Digital Signal Processing 135
Engineering Geology 135
Environmental Geology 135
Hydrogeology 135
Hydrology 134
Image Processing 135
Integrated Circuit Test, Verification, and Validation 135
Lasers and Optoelectronics 135
Mathematics for Middle School Mathematics Teachers 133
Follow-up reviews
B.A./B.S., Child and Family Studies 228
M.P.H., Master's of Public Health (with OHSU and OSU) 235
Officers at Risk 46
"Police status" on campus 47
Parking issues 142
Potential acquisition of the University Center 142, 163
Programs

M.A./M.S., Conflict Resolution 75
M.A./M.S., Writing 77

Specialization, Special and Counselor Education 29
Resolution regarding classified information for the U.S. Department of Defense 26

Post-tenure review 6
Preambles and mission statements 345
President's report

AGB Conference 1, 54
Budget notes/direction from Governor related to 1999-2001 biennial budget 247
Chancellor's minor surgery 337
Joint Boards Working Group 54
Meeting with SWOCC Board of Directors 154
New Board meeting format 338
New Board members

Shawn Hempel 276
Leslie Lehmann 276
Geri Richmond 108, 154
Bill Williams 276, 337

OIMB tour 154
OIT President's Advisory Council 276

Partnership Plan 54

Renewal facilitator/work session 277
Resignation--Esther Puentes 108
Retiring Board member--Katie Van Patten 108
Visit (EOU) 107
Visit (OIT Metro Center) 276
Visit (OSU) 1
Visit (WOU) 54
Ways and Means hearings 54

Proficiency-based Admission Standards System (PASS) Project 30

Coordinating and implementing with CIM/CAM 34, 109
ODE standards and assessment 31

Programs

B.A./B.S., Dance, WOU 131
B.A./B.S., Environmental Science, UO 79
B.A./B.S., Philosophy, WOU 345
B.S., Information Technology, OIT 219
B.S., Social Sciences: Human Services, SOU 128
Master in Business Information Systems, OSU 313
M.A./M.S., Conflict Resolution, PSU 75
M.A./M.S., Writing, PSU 77
M.S., Applied Physics, OSU 27
M.S., Applied Physics, UO 316
M.S., Social Policy, WOU 346

Public Input Session 52, 106, 152, 332, 348
Public opinion of System 100, 206

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Quality (merit based scholarships) 44

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Reduced tuition rates for faculty family members (AOF proposal) 2, 278
Regional partnerships 64
Reliance on adjunct faculty 118
Reports

Academic Affairs
Advanced degree completes in 1996-97 38
Baccalaureate graduates in 1996-97 35
Environmental Scan 333
Faculty racial/ethnic diversity and faculty diversity initiative 93
Faculty work 41
Follow-up Reviews 223
Impact of the Oregon University System on Oregon's economy 95
Japanese Language project 34
OUS Educational Diversity Initiative 242
PASS Project 30
Performance 60, 85
Student racial/ethnic diversity: trends in enrollment, graduation, and retention 89
Two new U.S. Department of Education grants 318
Update on the Master of Software Engineering program 137
Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) program 237
Chancellor's 1, 54, 108, 154, 277, 338
Committee 51, 104, 150, 244, 331, 347
Budget and Finance 49, 150
Central Oregon Regional Advisory Board 51, 150, 244, 331, 348
Economic Development Joint Boards Working Group 244, 347
Executive 5, 151, 244
Investment 105, 151, 332, 347
Joint Boards Working Group 51, 332, 348
Nominating 54, 151, 332, 346
OHSU Board 51, 152, 244, 332, 347
System Strategic Planning 51, 152, 244, 332
Corporate and Public Affairs

EPSCoT grant award 330
Strategic Communications Plan update 99, 206

Finance and Administration

1999-00 Internal Audit Plan 329
Annual report on investments 322

Fee and policy changes, Academic Year Fee Book 1999-00 141
Independent audit 45
Officers at Risk (PSU) 46
OUS budget issues/scenarios (within Chancellor's report) 55
Potential acquisition of University Center Building (PSU) 142
Semi-annual audit 44, 328
Status of Year 2000 Readiness Efforts within OUS 47
Student health insurance, regional universities 139
Government Relations

Federal appropriations lists from OUS institutions 20
IFS 2, 60, 109, 155, 278, 339

President's 1, 53, 107, 154, 276, 337

Resolutions

Classified information for the U.S. Department of Defense, PSU 26
Honoring Roger Bassett 157
IFS, support of new budget model 4
Sale of Article XI-G and XI-F(1) bonds 167

Resource Allocation Model 329-330
Riverfront Research Park (UO) 102
Roll call 1, 53, 107, 153, 247, 276, 337

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Semi-annual audit report 44, 328
Senate Bill 455 52
Senate Bill 722 110

Southern Oregon University

Acquisition of Cascade Theatre (Redding, CA) 119
Grievance

Pinkham, M.L. 116

Jefferson Public Radio 119
Programs

B.S., Social Sciences: Human Services 128
Standing Committees 68
Status of 1996-97 baccalaureate graduates
employment trends 35
median earnings 36-37
overall satisfaction 37

Strategic Communications Plan 99, 206
Key messages 207
Objectives 206

Student health insurance 139, 155, 245
System Strategic Planning Committee 52, 65, 105, 110, 244, 334

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Temporary rules

OAR 580-010-0086, Enrollment of Spouse and Dependent Children 112
OAR 580-040-0040, Academic Year Fee Book 178

Travel reimbursements (new rates) 264

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University Center, PSU (acquisition) 142, 163

University of Oregon

Authorization to award honorary doctorate

Rilling, Helmuth 18

Certificates

Global Management 81
Graduate Education 220
Second Language Acquisition and Teaching 82

Follow-up reviews

M.A. and Ph.D., East Asian Languages & Literature: Japanese and Chinese 231
M.S. and Ph.D., Early Intervention 230
Ph.D., Communication and Society 229
Merit-based scholarship program 44

Programs

B.A./B.S., Environmental Science 79
M.S., Applied Physics 316

Riverfront Research Park update 102

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Visits

EOU 107
OIT (Metro Center) 276, 333
OSU 1
WOU 53, 106

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Western Oregon University

Programs

B.A./B.S., Dance 131
B.A./B.S., Philosophy 345
M.S., Social Policy 346

Visit 53, 106

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Y2K issues and readiness within OUS 47















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