Board of trustees to meet this week for regular fall meeting

Board of Trustees

Members of the Board of Trustees of the University of Oregon will take a deep dive into several areas of the university’s finances when they meet for regular quarterly meetings Sept. 7-8.

The board will be asked to approve a fiscal year 2018 expenditure authorization, which will solidify the new fiscal year budget now that state appropriations are known. In addition, trustees will receive reports from the Office of Internal Audit and the regular quarterly financial report, as well as an overview of a significant piece of the auxiliary budget, university housing.

University housing will also be a part of a pair of other discussions, as trustees learn more about the university’s new live-on requirement for first-year students and consider the name Kalapuya Ilihi Hall as the name of a newly opened residence hall. Ilihi (ILL‐I‐hi) means “homeland” in Chinuk wawa, a common language of the region in the 19th century. Thus, Kalapuya Ilihi means Kalapuya homeland.

In other work, the board will:

Committee meetings taking place on Thursday, Sept. 7:

  • 10 a.m.: Academic and Student Affairs Committee

  • 1:30 p.m.: Executive and Audit Committee

  • 2 p.m.: Finance and Facilities Committee

The full board will meet at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 8. All meetings take place in the Ford Alumni Center, Giustina Ballroom