Oregon University System logoMarch 7, 2001

TO: MEMBERS OF THE STATE BOARD OF HIGHER EDUCATION

The Oregon State Board of Higher Education's Investment and Budget and Finance Committees will meet on March 15-16, 2001(the Board's Executive Committee will not convene this month). The Education Joint Boards Working Group is also scheduled to convene on March 16. All meetings will take place in accordance with the times and locations listed below:

Thursday, March 15, 2001
3-5:30 p.m. Investment Committee
Offices of R.V. Kuhns & Associates
805 SW Broadway, Suite 2200
(Fox Tower Building-corner of Broadway & Yamhill)
Portland, Oregon

The purpose of the meeting is to receive reports on the investment manager interview for the Commonfund and the second quarter investments for Fiscal Year 2001.

Friday, March 16, 2001
10 a.m.-12 p.m. Budget and Finance Committee
Room 238 (Browsing Lounge), Smith Memorial Center
Portland State University

The Committee will focus on three items: tuition increase options, engineering program allocations, and review of the Governor's proposed $53.5 million enhancement package.

1:30-3:30 p.m. Education Joint Boards Working Group
Room 238 (Browsing Lounge), Smith Memorial Center
Portland State University

Agenda items include a discussion of distance education issues, legislative updates, including a discussion of the current Student Bill of Rights (extended options), and a review of the recently-released document, Minority Teacher Report: a Ten Year Retrospective.

Telephone messages for Board members attending the meetings on Friday may be called to Portland State University at (503) 725-4442. If special accommodations are required, please contact the Board's office at (541) 346-5795 at least 72 hours in advance.

Cordially,

Diane Vines
Secretary of the Board