AGENDA FOR THE
REGULAR MEETING OF THE
OREGON STATE BOARD OF HIGHER EDUCATION

January 17, 1997

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

PRESIDENT'S REPORT

CHANCELLOR'S REPORT

ACTION ITEMS

Finance & Administration

Amendment to OAR 580-040-0035, Summer Session Fee Book (roll call vote required)
Fee rates and policies for summer session 1997 are summarized.

Academic Affairs

B.S. in Ultrasound with Options in Vascular Technology & Diagnostic Medical Sonography, OIT
This proposed degree, comprised of two options, would prepare graduates for immediate employment, prepare graduates to sit for the national certification examination in these fields, and promote lifelong learning as these professions mandate continuing education to maintain certification.

Authorization to Award an Honorary Doctorate, OIT
OIT seeks authorization to grant an honorary doctorate to Mark O. Hatfield. Senator Hatfield has spent decades working for the improvement of health, education, and social service programs.

Board

Resolution Regarding Name Change for Colleges
Board action on this item would support the legislation being introduced in the 1997 Legislature to change the name of EOSC, SOSC, and WOSC to Eastern Oregon University, Southern Oregon University, and Western Oregon University.

REPORT ITEMS

Academic Affairs

Reorganization of PSU's School of Urban & Public Affairs, Renaming to College of Urban & Public Affairs
PSU is reporting on a reorganization and renaming of the School of Urban & Public Affairs to increase academic visibility and efficiency and to reduce administrative infrastructure. Three units -- the School of Government, the School of Urban Studies and Planning, and the School of Community Health -- are involved.

Faculty Work
The full report looks at what faculty do and the effects of their work.

COMMITTEES

Joint Boards Working Group
OHSU Board
Investment Committee

SOLUTION TEAM REPORTS

Solution Team on Experientially Based Programs & Internships
Technology Solution Team

ITEMS FROM BOARD MEMBERS

CORPORATE & PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Legislative Relations: Board Legislative Agenda & Role

ADJOURNMENT