May 9, 1996

TO: MEMBERS, STATE BOARD OF HIGHER EDUCATION

A regular meeting of the State Board of Higher Education will be held on Friday, May 17, 1996. The meeting will be held in Smith Memorial Center on the campus of Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, in accordance with the schedule listed below.

Friday, May 17, 1996
7:30 a.m. Nominating Committee Meeting
Room 333
(Purpose: to consider nomination of Board officers for 1996-97)
9:00 a.m. Board Meeting
Rooms 327/328/329
Noon Lunch with Board of Education
Room 238 (Browsing Lounge)
1:15 p.m. Joint Boards of Education Meeting
Rooms 327/328/329
3:30
(or at conclusion of business)
Adjournment

Telephone messages for Board members and institution officials attending the meetings may be called to Portland State University, 725-4442. If special accommodations are required, please contact the Board's office 72 hours in advance.

Announcement of Caucus Meetings

Phase I of the planning effort of the Board was brought to conclusion at the April meeting. Now, four caucus meetings have been scheduled around the state to move into Phase II. The purpose of these meetings is to identify and prioritize key strategic objectives that must be adopted to meet expectations and needs students and constituents have of a public higher education system in the 21st century.

The dates and times of the four meetings have been established as follows:
May 9 (Thursday)
6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Medford/Ashland Area
Room 313, Stevenson Union, SOSC
May 15 (Wednesday)
6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Portland Area
Room 270, School of Business, PSU
May 21 (Tuesday)
6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Albany Area
Willamette Room, Linn-Benton Community College
June 6 (Thursday)
6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Bend/Redmond Area Board Room, Central Oregon Community College

If special accommodations are required, please contact the Office for Corporate and Public Affairs, (503-725-5700) 72 hours in advance.

Cordially,

Virginia L. Thompson, Secretary of the Board