(1) The directors of the State Board of Higher Education shall be residents of Oregon and shall be appointed by the Governor. The appointment is subject to the confirmation of the Senate in the manner provided by ORS 171.562 and 171.565. No director who is not a student or faculty member at the time of appointment may be an employee of any of the institutions or departments under the control of the State Board of Higher Education, nor shall more than seven graduates of or students admitted at these institutions, nor more than three graduates of or students admitted at any one of these institutions or departments, be members of the board at any time. The faculty members appointed under this section may not participate in any discussions or action by the board or attend any executive session of the board involving collective bargaining issues that affect faculty at any public institution of higher education.
(2) To assist the Governor in making appointments of the student members as provided in ORS 351.010, the duly organized and recognized entities of student government at each state institution of higher education shall submit a list of nominees to the Governor. The entities are entitled to no more than three nominees per school. The Governor shall consider these lists in the selection of the student members to be appointed to the State Board of Higher Education.
(3) To assist the Governor in making appointments of the faculty members as provided in ORS 351.010, a duly organized and recognized association of faculty members may submit a list of nominees to the Governor. The Governor shall consider any submitted list in the selection of the faculty members to be appointed to the State Board of Higher Education.
(4) When making an appointment of the faculty members as provided in ORS 351.010, the Governor shall rotate the appointments among representatives from various public institutions of higher education to ensure equal representation among the institutions. [Amended by 1955 c.284 §1; 1969 c.695 §6; 1973 c.379 §2; 1997 c.450 §2; 2007 c.290 §2]Section: Previous 351.001 351.003 351.005 351.007 351.009 351.010 351.020 351.030 351.040 351.050 351.060 351.065 351.067 351.070 351.072 Next
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