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

May 15, 1998

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

PRESIDENT'S REPORT

CHANCELLOR'S REPORT

IFS Report

ACTION ITEMS

Academic Affairs
Authorization to Award Honorary Doctorate, PSU
PSU requests Board authorization to award an honorary degree to President Clinton at its June commencement.

Food Industry Leadership Center, PSU
PSU seeks authorization to create this center, thus formally recognizing the positive track record and growth potential of the Food Industry Management program.

Finance and Administration
Incidental Fee Guidelines, PSU
As required by Board Administrative Rule, Portland State University (PSU) seeks Board approval to adopt new guidelines establishing the means by which student government shall determine the level and allocation of its incidental fee recommendation.

Loyd and Dorothy Rippey Library, Oregon Institute of Marine Biology, UO
The University of Oregon seeks Board approval for a $600,000 capital project, entirely gift-funded, to be built at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology in Charleston, near Coos Bay.

Community-Campus Recreation Field, PSU
Portland State University (PSU) is seeking Board approval to lease vacant land on the campus to the PSU Foundation for the period of time needed to complete construction of a community and campus recreation field.

Residence Hall Renovation, OSU
Oregon State University (OSU) requests Board authorization to seek approval from the State Emergency Board for an increase of the Residence Hall Renovation total project expenditure limitation from $3,595,000 to $6,500,000, an increase of $2,905,000, for the issuance of Article XI-F(1) bonds to renovate and upgrade Hawley Residence Hall for the future use of approximately 220 students in single and double rooms.

Central Oregon University Center and Southwestern Oregon University Center
The Chancellor requests Board approval to seek state Emergency Board authorization for Emergency Funds totaling $497,000 for academic program and institutional support needs related to increased student demand at the Central Oregon University Center in Bend, and the Southwestern Oregon University Center in Coos Bay.

REPORT ITEMS

Academic Affairs
Program Preproposals
The following preproposals are presented for Board discussion and guidance:

"Where Have Oregon's Graduates Gone?" Class of 1997
This is the third iteration of a biennial study that identifies the percentage of 1997 high school graduates who attend a postsecondary institution.

Finance and Administration
Emerging Small Business/Minority & Women's Business Enterprise Contracts
Annual report to the Board on the prior calendar year's participation by emerging small business enterprises (ESBs) and minority or women business enterprises (M/WBEs) contractors and subcontractors in capital improvement projects. Also included is an action plan that will utilize one or more options for expansion of the Board's ESB and M/WBE program.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

ITEMS FROM BOARD MEMBERS

ADJOURNMENT