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Chair of the Board of Trustees, Rani Borkar (left), takes notes at a Board of Trustees meeting in the Horizon room of the Memorial Union on Oct. 8. The Board of Trustees meeting on Oct. 8 was the one during which the search for OSUs next president was said to begin in November.

Presidential search committee members announced, search for presidential candidates to begin soon

Sukhjot Sal, News Reporter
November 20, 2021

The members of Oregon State University’s presidential search committee have been named and the search for candidates will begin in December with an opportunity for community members to meet finalist...

F. King Alexander was president of Oregon State University from July 2020 until he resigned in April 2021. He resigned from his position after an investigation into Louisiana State Universitys sexual misconduct during the years in which he was president.

Complaints against former OSU President F. King Alexander may be dismissed

Riley LeCocq and Kelsy Valentine
October 26, 2021

Clarification: Quotes in this article regarding Alexander seeking legal advice and Alexander withholding conflict of interest information have been updated to clarify attribution. The Oregon Government...

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...

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees met Friday and reflected on the process involved in the search for former president F. King Alexander in 2019, and discussed what they wanted to change in the search process for the future president of OSU.

OSU Board of Trustees moves toward open presidential election process

Elijah Dodd, News Contributor
May 22, 2021

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees met May 21 to reflect on the search process for former OSU president F. King Alexander, and how to improve on this process moving forward.Following Alexander’s...

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OSU Board of Trustees opens review of 2019 hiring process

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
May 4, 2021

Oregon State University Board of Trustees Chair Rani Borkar said the board will be reviewing its 2019 hiring process, which resulted in the hiring of former OSU President, F. King Alexander. Alexander,...

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Dr. Rebecca Johnson unanimously elected as interim OSU president

Adam Figgins, News Contributor
April 16, 2021

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees unanimously voted Friday to elect Dr. Rebecca Johnson as interim president following the resignation of former President F. King Alexander in late March. Johnson,...

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees met Wednesday to discuss the recommendation of Dr. Rebecca Johnson as the interim president. Johnson is currently the vice president of the OSU-Cascades campus in Bend, Ore.

OSU-Cascades vice president recommended by OSU trustees for interim president position

Adam Figgins, News Contributor
April 14, 2021

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees met Wednesday afternoon to discuss the recommendation of Dr. Rebecca Johnson as the interim OSU president; the appointment will likely last 12 months if approved.Johnson...

OSU community members discuss the effects of Alexander’s actions, expectations of next president

Andres De Los Santos, Multimedia Contributor
April 14, 2021

Editor’s Note: Content warning—story contains mention of sexual harassment and assault.Oregon State University community members discuss how former president F. King Alexander's actions affected the...

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Interim president search in early phases

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
April 12, 2021

Content warning – story contains mention of sexual assault and harassment.Oregon State University’s former President F. King Alexander’s resignation went into effect on April 1—now, the community...

Petition to change OSU donor practices circulating

Adam Figgins, News Contributor
April 12, 2021

Oregon State University staff and faculty created a petition calling for the university to change their donor practices in response to the $50 million donation earmarked for Reser Stadium’s renovation.Former...

Petition to change OSU donor practices circulating

Petition to change OSU donor practices circulating

Adam Figgins, News Contributor
April 12, 2021

Oregon State University staff and faculty created a petition calling for the university to change their donor practices in response to the $50 million donation earmarked for Reser Stadium’s renovation.Former...

Edward Feser, OSU provost, has been appointed interim president until an acting president can be appointed. In addition to being provost, Feser is a professor of public policy. 

Oregon State University’s acting president, administration dispute whistleblower lawsuit

Angela Tam, News Contributor
April 12, 2021

Acting Oregon State University President Edward Feser and other OSU administrators dispute allegations that the university violated anti-discrimination and whistleblower laws.Grace Kuo, a professor and...

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