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Board of Trustees and committees hold public meetings April 3

News contacts:
Tim Seydel | Vice President for University Advancement | 541-962-3740 or tseydel@eou.edu
Laura Hancock | Communications Coordinator for University Advancement | 541-962-3585 or lhancock@eou.edu

March 26, 2015

Photo by Laura Hancock / EOU's new governing board and committees will meet next week to review responsibilities related to the OUS transition, standards of measurements for success and financial resource management, among other items. All meetings are open to the public.

Photo by Laura Hancock / EOU’s new governing board and committees are holding public meetings on campus Friday, April 3. Pictured are trustees Ray Brown, faculty representative, and Holly Kerfoot, alumna and business owner.

LA GRANDE, Ore. (EOU) – A special meeting of Eastern Oregon University’s Board of Trustees is set for 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Friday, April 3 in Inlow Hall, Room 201.

On the agenda is an orientation with EOU administration covering structure, roles and responsibilities related to the Oregon University System transition, the new statewide structure and EOU’s internal organization.

Board members will also receive an overview of standards of measurement for success, including university accreditations, the achievement compact and board performance conditions.

The meeting concludes with a discussion of financial resource management encompassing outcomes-based funding, enrollment challenges and initiatives, and shared services among the state’s technical and regional universities (TRU’s).

Presenters are Jay Kenton, interim president, Sarah Witte, interim provost, Tim Seydel, vice president for University Advancement, Lara Moore, vice president for Finance and Administration, Christopher Burford, university general counsel and board secretary, and Xavier Romano, vice president for Student Services.

Following the full board meeting, committees on Finance and Administration and Academic and Student Affairs will convene from 1-3 p.m. to review their draft charters and proposed work plans for the coming year.

The Finance and Administration Committee will meet in the Hoke Union Building, Room 301.

The Academic and Student Affairs Committee will meet in the Alumni Room in Ackerman Hall, Room 208.

All meetings are open to the public. The morning orientation session will be available to view live online at http://new.livestream.com/eou/governance.

To view materials for a specific meeting, go to www.eou.edu/governance/category/meetings and click the appropriate heading.

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