Oregon University System logoJuly 12, 2000

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 21, 2000. Prior to this meeting, the Board's Budget and Finance and System Strategic Planning Committees will convene. On Wednesday, July 19, a meeting of the Education Joint Boards Working Group is scheduled. All meetings will take place in accordance with the times, locations, and schedules listed below:

Wednesday, July 19, 2000
2-4 p.m. Education Joint Boards Working Group
Room 236/4 (Cascade Room), Smith Memorial Center
Portland State University

The purpose of the meeting is to receive updates on several projects of interest to all educational sectors, including regional partnerships; K-16 distance education; foreign language instruction and participation; and future higher education opportunities in Central Oregon.

Friday, July 21, 2000
8-9:45 a.m. Budget and Finance Committee
Rooms 327/8/9, Smith Memorial Center
Portland State University

The Committee will review final versions of the proposed 2001-2003 biennial and 2000-01 operating budgets. Also scheduled for presentation to the Committee for its consideration are amendments to OAR 580-040-0040, relating to the 2000-01 Academic Year Fee Book; the 2001-2007 Capital Construction Program Request; and a property purchase at SOU.

8-9:45 a.m. System Strategic Planning Committee
Room 238 (Browsing Lounge), Smith Memorial Center
Portland State University

The purpose of the meeting is to review several program proposals, including an M.S. in Applied Psychology at SOU, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)/Bilingual teaching endorsement at SOU, and a B.A./B.S. in General Social Science at UO (Central Oregon University Center only).

Several reports are also scheduled for presentation to the System Strategic Planning Committee. They are as follows:

10 a.m.-1 p.m. Board meeting (a working lunch for Board members will be served)
Rooms 327/8/9, Smith Memorial Center
Portland State University

Telephone messages for Board members and institution officials attending the meetings may be called to Portland State University at (503) 725-4442. If special accommodations are required, please contact the Board's office 72 hours in advance.

Cordially,

Diane Vines
Secretary of the Board