July 10, 2002

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 19, 2002. 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 renewal will take place on July 18. All meetings will take place in Portland, Oregon, in accordance with the times, locations, and schedules listed below.

On Thursday, July 18, 2002, a reception will be held at 5 p.m. and a dinner at 6 p.m. at Portland State University.

Thursday, July 18, 2002
8:30 a.m.-dinner. Board Renewal
Rooms 327/8/9, Smith Memorial Student Union
Portland State University

The renewal will be facilitated by David Longanecker, Executive Director of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE).

Friday, July 19, 2002
8-9:15 a.m. Budget and Finance Committee
Rooms 327/8/9, Smith Memorial Student Union
Portland State University

The Committee will take action on OAR 580-040-0040, Academic Year Fee Book 2003-04; the Pre-Tax Transit Pass Plan; the Phelps property purchase, SOU; and the renaming of Siskiyou Center to honor Joseph and Regina Cox, SOU. On the consent calendar are OAR 580-022-0030, Staff Fee Privileges and OAR 580-022-0031, Transfer of Staff Fee Privileges. Finally, an OSU Athletics Financial Report and the Revised Budget 2001-2003 report will be heard.

8-9:15 a.m. System Strategic Planning Committee
Room 238 (Browsing Lounge), Smith Memorial Student Union
Portland State University

The Committee will take action on the OUS Interinstitutional Student Exchange Program and consent to an OSU-Cascades Campus, B.S., Outdoor Recreation Leadership & Tourism degree and a PSU Honorary Doctorate. The strategic planning process will be discussed and report items include: Follow-up Reviews conducted in 2001-02 of Selected Programs; Western Undergraduate Exchange Annual Summary, 2001-02; Where Have Oregon's Graduates Gone; and Selective Undergraduate Admissions for 2003-04 at UO.

9:15 a.m.- 12:05 p.m Joint Budget and Finance/System Strategic Planning Committee
Rooms 327/8/9, Smith Memorial Student Union
Portland State University

Action items include the 2003-2005 Biennial Operating Budget and the 2003-2005 Biennial Capital Construction Budget. A discussion of the strategic planning process will also take place.

12:10-1:30 p.m. Board meeting
Rooms 327/8/9, Smith Memorial Student Union
Portland State University

Action items forwarded from the Committee meetings will be approved, as well as changes to Internal Management Directives pertaining to Investment Management, approved by the Investment Committee.

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. All docket materials are available on the OUS website at http://www.ous.edu/state_board_home.html.

Cordially,

Diane Vines
Secretary of the Board