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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...

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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,...

A photo illustration of Oregon State University President F. King Alexander pictured with the OSU logo. Alexander has now resigned after community outrage over how Louisiana State University handled complaints of sexual misconduct during Alexanders tenure as president of LSU.

New presidential search, concerns from OSU community discussed in BOT meeting

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
March 24, 2021

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees has discussed the parameters of their next presidential search in a board meeting on March 24. The meeting follows the resignation of OSU President F. King...

Archived Photo of Oregon State University President F. King Alexander

F. King Alexander resigns following public outcry

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
March 23, 2021

Editor’s Note: Content warning—story contains mention of sexual harassment and assault. F. King Alexander has put in his letter of resignation as president of Oregon State University following mounting...

Robert Dampf, chair of the Louisiana State University Board of Supervisors, has sent a letter to Rani Borkar, chair of the Oregon State University Board of Trustees, refuting several claims made by OSU President F. King Alexander.

LSU board chair ‘beyond offended’ by Alexander’s claims, sends letter to OSU Board of Trustees

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
March 22, 2021

Editor’s Note: Content warning—story contains mention of sexual harassment and assault.Robert Dampf, chair of the Louisiana State University Board of Supervisors, has sent a letter to Rani Borkar,...

Oregon Governor Kate Brown poses for a photo on March 9, 2017, in Bend, Ore.

Gov. Brown makes statement regarding OSU board, Alexander, new Senate bill seeks to ‘rebuild and strengthen trust’ within university communities

Kelsy Valentine, News Contributor
March 21, 2021

Editor’s Note: Content warning—story contains mention of sexual harassment and assault.The Office of Governor Kate Brown released a statement supporting the Oregon State University Board of Trustees’...

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Letter to the Editor: We demand their resignation, a transparent external review of the presidential search process

the Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies program
March 18, 2021

To OSU students, faculty, and staff:As faculty in the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program, we affirm our solidarity with survivors of sexual assault and harassment at OSU and elsewhere. OSU has...

A photo illustration of Oregon State University President F. King Alexander pictured with the OSU logo. Alexander has now resigned after community outrage over how Louisiana State University handled complaints of sexual misconduct during Alexanders tenure as president of LSU.

Alexander stays: Board of Trustees puts president on probationary period despite public demands for termination

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
March 17, 2021

Editor’s Note: Content warning—story contains mention of sexual harassment and assault.Correction: This article previously said the Educator Advancement Council would be hired to review the recommendations...

The Associated Students of Oregon State University sign hangs in the ASOSU office.

ASOSU past, present members call for Alexander’s resignation

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
March 17, 2021

Editor’s Note: Content warning—story contains mention of sexual harassment and assault.A letter has been written calling the resignation of Oregon State University President, F. King Alexander, including...

A file photo from an Oregon State University Board of Trustees meeting on Nov. 20, 2020. The whole board is not pictured here.

WGSS demands resignation of Alexander, board of trustees; ‘OSU has repeatedly failed survivors’

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
March 17, 2021

Editor’s Note: Content warning—story contains mention of sexual harassment and assault.On the evening of March 16, a statement was released on behalf of the faculty in Oregon State University’s Women,...

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...

In a Zoom meeting on March 15, Oregon State University President F. King Alexander answered questions from members of OSU’s faculty and staff in regards to the investigations into former Louisiana State University football coach Les Miles, conducted by law firm Husch Blackwell.

Alexander answers pressing questions from OSU faculty: ‘I take ultimate responsibility’

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
March 15, 2021

Editor’s Note: Content warning—story contains mention of sexual harassment and assault.In a Zoom meeting on March 15, Oregon State University President F. King Alexander answered questions from members...

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