Oregon University System logoOctober 10, 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, October 19, 2001. Prior to this meeting, the Board's Budget and Finance and System Strategic Planning Committees will convene. The Committees will also meet jointly prior to the full Board meeting. All meetings will take place on the campus of the Oregon Institute of Technology in Klamath Falls, Oregon, in accordance with the times, locations, and schedules listed below:

Thursday, October 18, 2001
3-3:45 p.m. Open Forum
Room 208, Purvine Hall

4-4:30 p.m. Public Input on Chancellor's Search Procedures
Room 208, Purvine Hall

The open forum is an opportunity for OIT students, faculty, and staff to meet with a panel of Board members to have topics of interest discussed in a public session. The public input session allows for input on the proposed Chancellor's search processes.

Between 4:30-6 p.m., President Dow is hosting a reception at her home. A Board dinner will commence at 7 p.m. on the OIT campus. No Board business will be conducted at these social gatherings.

Friday, October 19, 2001
7:30-8:45 a.m. Budget and Finance Committee
[see amendments made to Budget and Finance Committee docket 10/16/01]
Mt. Shasta Complex, College Union

The Committee will consider a financial irregularities policy, FY 2001-02 budget allocations, and November 2001 Emergency Board items. Report items include the Internal Annual Resource Allocation and Progress Report (audit plan) and CAPITAL Center construction, Phase III.

7:30-8:45 a.m. System Strategic Planning Committee
Mt. Bachelor/Mt. Ashland Rooms, College Union

The Committee will take action on permanent rule OAR 580-035-0035, Residence Classification of Armed Services Personnel, and consent to several new degree programs and certificates. Report items include follow-up reviews conducted in 2000-01 of selected programs, an annual report of grievances, and an update on the OSU-Cascades Campus enrollment and CEO search.

9-11:30 a.m. Joint Budget and Finance/System Strategic Planning Committee
[see amendments made to Joint Committee docket 10/16/01]
Mt. Shasta Complex, College Union

The purpose of the meeting is to take action on the Veterinary Medicine program and facility requirements, discuss the presidents' goals for 2001-02, address capital renewal and maintenance in OUS, and hear an Emergency Board update.

11:45 a.m.-2 p.m. Board meeting
Mt. Shasta Complex, College Union

Governor John Kitzhaber may be attending the regular meeting of the State Board of Higher Education held on Friday, October 19, 2001 at 1:00 p.m. via video conference. Governor Kitzhaber will discuss with the Board the current fiscal planning for the state and its impact on the Oregon University System.

Telephone messages for Board members and institution officials attending the meetings may be called at (541) 885-1030. If special accommodations are required, please contact the Board's office at least 72 hours in advance.

Cordially,

Diane Vines
Secretary of the Board