Oregon University System logoJuly 11, 2001

TO: MEMBERS OF THE STATE BOARD OF HIGHER EDUCATION

A regular meeting of the State Board of Higher Education will be held on Friday, July 20, 2001. Prior to this meeting, the Board's Budget and Finance and System Strategic Planning Committees will convene. The Committees will also meet jointly to consider biennial budget issues. An all-day Board self-study workshop will take place on July 19. All meetings will take place in Portland, Oregon, in accordance with the times, locations, and schedules listed below:

Thursday, July 19, 2001
10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Board Self-Study Workshop
Lower Lounge, University Club
1225 SW 6
th Avenue
Portland, Oregon

Created by the Association of Governing Boards, this workshop is an opportunity for the Board to review its performance and consider ways in which to enhance its effectiveness. Terrance MacTaggart, chancellor of the University of Maine System, will facilitate the workshop. A reception and dinner will commence at 6:30 p.m. in the Gold Room at the University Club. No Board business will be conducted at these social gatherings.

Friday, July 20, 2001
8-8:30 a.m. Budget and Finance Committee
Rooms 294-8, Smith Memorial Center
Portland State University

The Committee will consider revisions to OAR 580-040-0040, the Academic Year Fee Book. Other action items include construction of an integrated services building at EOU and sale of the Metro Center by OIT.

8-8:30 a.m. System Strategic Planning Committee
Room 238 (Browsing Lounge), Smith Memorial Center
Portland State University

Two items are on the consent agenda, including a Department of Defense resolution for PSU and an OHSU transfer of programs to OIT. Report items include the annual follow-up review of programs and status of the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) program.

8:30-10:30 a.m. Joint Budget and Finance/System Strategic Planning Committee*
Rooms 294-8, Smith Memorial Center
Portland State University

Report items include:

10:45 a.m.-12 p.m. Board meeting
Rooms 294-8, Smith Memorial Center
Portland State University

Telephone messages for Board members and institution officials attending the meetings may be called at (503) 725-4442. If special accommodations are required, please contact the Board's office at least 72 hours in advance.

Cordially,

Diane Vines
Secretary of the Board


* All materials for this meeting are included in the Budget and Finance Committee docket.