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OSU student leaders discuss racial injustice during virtual town hall

Jade Minzlaff, ASOSU Beat Reporter
June 12, 2020

Oregon State University students held a virtual town hall meeting on June 10 to discuss racial injustice, the incoming in-house police force, and ways OSU can support Black students. The panelists included...

Oregon State University hired Edgar Rodriguez for the interim associate vice president for public safety and chief of police position, starting May 25, but stepped down after nearly three months in the role. 

Update: New interim AVP for Public Safety, chief of police is ‘eager to engage our community and be a part of the Beaver Nation’

Tosca Ruotolo, News Contributor
May 21, 2020

Vice President and Chief Financial Adviser Mike Green announced on Tuesday, May 12,  that Edgar Rodriguez has been selected to be the interim associate vice president for Public Safety and chief of police,...

The Department of Public Safety is located on the second floor of Cascade Hall on 17th and Washington Way. Oregon State Universitys contract with Oregon State Police ends on June 30, and in its place, OSU has established a Corvallis campus police department. 

OSU hires new interim associate vice president for Public Safety, chief of police

The Baro Staff
May 12, 2020

Oregon State University has just announced the hiring of Edgar Rodriguez for the role of interim associate vice president for public safety and chief of police, starting May 25.Rodriguez currently works...

Director of Institutional Education for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Jeff Kenney, talks about the input received during the public safety community meeting held over zoom on April 22 and April 23. Kenney helped lead the community sessions, and said key themes that emerged from the dialogues included a desire for public safety officers to represent the demographics of the student body, and a desire to train officers and develop an organizational culture that represents the values of the university. 

OSU community members express concern about police culture, gun violence in public safety dialogues

Jada Krening, News Correspondent
May 8, 2020

Following the announcement that Oregon State University will develop its own on-campus law enforcement by July 1, the university held two remote Public Safety input sessions on April 22 and 23, in which...

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...

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