March 11, 1998

TO: MEMBERS OF THE STATE BOARD OF HIGHER EDUCATION

A regular meeting of the State Board of Higher Education will be held on Friday, March 20, 1998. All meetings will be held on the campus of Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, in accordance with the locations and schedule listed below:

Friday, March 20, 1998

9:00 a.m. Board Meeting
Room 338, Smith Memorial Center

10:15 a.m. Work Session -- Committee Briefings
Room 338, Smith Memorial Center

12:00 p.m. Lunch
Room 238, Smith Memorial Center

Additionally, two Board Committees will convene on Thursday, March 19. The schedule is as follows:

Thursday, March 19, 1998

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. -- Budget and Finance
Room 296, Smith Memorial Center
(lunch provided to Committee members)

The Committee will review a selection of budget allocation models currently used by other state systems of higher education; also scheduled are presentations from campus staff regarding alternative budget allocation models.

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. -- Board Governance and Structure
Room 238, Smith Memorial Center

The Committee will continue its refinement of the draft proposal on future systems governance, in preparation for Friday's work session.

Telephone messages for Board members and institution officials attending the meetings may be called to Portland State University, (503) 725-4584. If special accommodations are required, please contact the Board's office 72 hours in advance.

Cordially,

Virginia L. Thompson
Secretary of the Board