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This illustration depicts a town hall meeting at Oregon State University. The Board of Trustees are gathered as multiple hands are raised in the room.

OSU Board of Trustees begins new presidential search, encourages community engagement

Luke Brockman, News Contributor
October 24, 2021

Oregon State University’s Board of Trustees will begin the process of searching for the university’s next president with increased transparency and opportunities for student and community engagement. In...

Board of Trustees members listen to community member concerns during a board meeting on Friday inside the Memorial Union. Many of the community members spoke about environmental concerns and a lack of communication with the board.

OSU Board of Trustees announces potential board members, discusses high enrollment

Tarsa Weikert, News Contributor
October 9, 2021

An Oregon State University faculty member, a student and a staff member are among five candidates who have been nominated to serve on the Board of Trustees.  In a meeting on Friday, Rani Borkar, chair...

The Oregon State University College of Liberal Arts, home to the School of Arts and Communication. The OSU Board of Trustees approved Tuesday a split of the School of Arts and Communication, and effective this fall the two new schools will be the School of Communication and the School of Visual, Performing and Design Arts.

Board of Trustees approve changes to organization of School of Arts and Communication, among other agenda items

Angela Tam, News Contributor
August 4, 2021

Oregon State University’s School of Arts and Communication within the College of Liberal Arts has been approved to separate into two distinct schools: a School of Communication and a School of Visual,...

Acting Oregon State University President Edward Feser presents Enterprise Risk Management via Zoom to the OSU Board of Trustees and Committees on April 1. 

OSU Board of Trustees, Committees discuss public safety, crisis response, tuition raises

Angela Tam, News Contributor
April 2, 2021

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees met Thursday to discuss updates on the university’s public safety and crisis response.Shanon Anderson, OSU’s associate vice president for public safety...

The Oregon State University presidents office is housed in the Kerr Administration building on the Corvallis, Ore. campus.

OSU and UO students sue respective universities for COVID-19 compensation

Angela Tam, News Contributor
March 24, 2021

Students from Oregon State University and University of Oregon have filed two separate class-action lawsuits against the two institutions, both seeking repayment for tuition and fees citing university...

Archived Photo of Oregon State University President F. King Alexander

Legal director for sexual assault, advocacy group calls Alexander’s response to her testimony ‘deliberately obtuse’

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
March 16, 2021

Editor’s Note: Content warning—story contains mention of sexual harassment and assault.The legal director of a Louisiana-based advocacy group says Oregon State University President F. King Alexander's...

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Letter to the Editor: The Board of Trustees must dismiss President Alexander

Ryan Little
March 12, 2021

Dear Board of Trustees, Last week, a bombshell report revealed that during F. King Alexander's time as president of LSU, he was aware of football coach Les Miles' repeated attempts to have sex with...

A screenshot taken on April 3, 2020 shows a slide from the April 3 Board of Trustees Meeting which describes the three 2020-21 school year tuition, mandatory and student incidental fee rate scenarios discussed by the board. Trustees ultimately voted in favor of Scenario B with 11 votes.

Board of Trustees make tuition decisions, vote to move forward on in-house law enforcement

Jada Krening, News Correspondent
April 4, 2020

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees deliberated and voted on decisions regarding tuition and fees for the 2020-21 school year, reducing student incidental fees for spring 2020 and developing...

Corvallis High School teacher and Green Club advisor Julie Williams (left) speaks to another protester at a student-led march to City Hall as part of the global Youth Climate Strike back in September.

OSU community members join Corvallis High School students in climate change strike

Vada Shelby, News Contributor
September 20, 2019

Corvallis High School students joined forces with Oregon State University students and staff, as well as the Corvallis Climate Action Alliance, at City Hall Friday afternoon to ask the city government...

OSU President Ed Ray

OSU Board of Trustees seeks student input for presidential search

Jaycee Kalama, News Reporter
May 13, 2019

Following Oregon State University President Ed Ray’s announcement that he will step down in June of 2020, when his five-year contract is completed, the Board of Trustees is seeking student input and...

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees approved tuition increases for in-state and out-of-state students for 2020 during a meeting in the Memorial Union Horizon room on April 5. 

OSU Board of Trustees approves tuition increase, announces plan for presidential search committee

Jayce Kalama, News Contributor Lillian Nomie
April 5, 2019

   The Oregon State University Board of Trustees approved an increase in in-state and out-of-state tuition for the 2019-2020 academic year and summer 2019 term. The board approved an increase of 4.29...

The data for this graphic was sourced from the April 21 meeting agenda.

OSU Board of Trustees votes to raise tuition for 2017-18 academic year

Joe Wolf, News Contributor
May 1, 2017

Cites state flat funding as reason for increase, attempts to lobby state government ongoingIn a near-unanimous vote, the Oregon State University Board of Trustees voted to raise tuition by roughly four...

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