Even with universities with governing boards, there are economy-of-scale benefits to having a coordinated university system.
Even with universities with governing boards, shared services may continue to be shared among universities.
Legal title to all real property, whether acquired before or after the creation of a governing board, through state funding, revenue bonds or philanthropy, shall be taken and held in the name of the State of Oregon, acting by and through the governing board.
The Legislative Assembly has a responsibility to monitor the success of governing boards at fulfilling their missions, their compacts and the principles stated in this section. [2013 c.768 §1; 2017 c.440 §7]