Trustees hold two-day meeting
Jan. 24, 2019 LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University’s Board of Trustees convenes next week for work sessions and a regular meeting Jan. 30 and 31.
The work sessions commence Wednesday afternoon in Quinn Coliseum, room 132, for discussions covering strategic planning and online partnership. The regular meeting opens Thursday morning at 8 a.m. in the Dixie Lund Board Room with President’s Remarks and other public comments.
Ben Cannon, Executive Director of the Higher Education Coordinating Committee, will present the statewide higher education strategy that morning. Later, trustees will review a proposal to add an accounting major to EOU’s curriculum.
University administrators will provide updates on retention strategies, legislative happenings and the potential for a new residence hall. Vice President for Finance and Administration Lara Moore will lay out the tuition setting timeline and the implications of the Governor’s Recommended Budget.
Representatives of shared governance bodies, including students, faculty and staff, will give quarterly reports. The board will also consider amendments to its presidential evaluation process and discuss collective bargaining in an executive session.
Both sessions are open to the public. Written comments to the board will be accepted within 48 hours of the meeting. Meeting materials and public comment sign-up are available online at eou.edu/governance/board-meeting-schedule.
The locations are accessible to people with disabilities, and the Thursday meeting will be streamed live at livestream.com/eou/governance. If special accommodations are required, call 541-962-4101 or email firstname.lastname@example.org at least 72 hours in advance.