November 10, 1999

TO: MEMBERS OF THE STATE BOARD OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Meetings of the Economic Development Joint Boards Working Group and Education Joint Boards Working Group are scheduled for Friday, November 19, 1999. They will be held in accordance with the times, locations, and schedules listed below:

Friday, November 19, 1999
7:30-10 a.m. Economic Development Joint Boards Working Group
Room 338 (Vanport Room), Smith Memorial Center
Portland State University
(A continental breakfast will be available for Working Group members)

The purpose of the meeting is to receive reports on the EPSCoT grant, best practices research, and a six-month update on the progress of the Working Group. Benchmark recommendations will be presented for action as well as plans for an internship matching program, and proposed membership of the Intellectual Property Task Force.

10 a.m.-12 p.m. Education Joint Boards Working Group
Room 338 (Vanport Room), Smith Memorial Center
Portland State University
(Lunch will be available for Working Group members following the meeting)

The purpose of the meeting is to receive several project updates and conduct a discussion pertaining to criteria for evaluation and selection of regional partnerships and Memoranda of Understanding.

Due to a lack of agenda items, the Board's Executive Committee will not convene in November. The full Board will meet on Friday, December 17, at Portland State University.

A meeting of the Investment Committee, originally scheduled for Thursday, November 18, is now rescheduled for Thursday, December 16, from 3-5:30 p.m.

More information will follow on these meetings as the dates approach.

If special accommodations are required for either of these meetings, please contact the Board's office 72 hours in advance.

Cordially,

Diane Vines
Secretary of the Board