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Jayathi Murthy pictured in the Student Experience Center Plaza on June 7 during a reception for her being selected to be Oregon State Universitys 16th president. Murthy was unanimously elected by the OSU Board of Trustees on June 7, and will begin this position on Sept. 9.

Jayathi Murthy selected as OSU’s 16th president

Murthy will begin in September as the university’s first female president and first president of color
Adriana Gutierrez, Copy Editor
June 7, 2022

Jayathi Y. Murthy, previous dean of Engineering at University of California, Los Angeles, has officially been selected as Oregon State University’s next president, taking over for interim President Becky...

Oregon State University Interim President Rebecca Johnson sits alongside VP Patricia Bedient at a Board of Trustees meeting in the Memorial Union Horizon Room on April 8 that discussed tuition increases. Johnson has served as the interim president at OSU since former President F. King Alexander resigned last spring, but the board announced on May 20 the two finalist candidates for the next OSU president.

Board of Trustees announces OSU presidential finalist candidates

Emma Coke, News Contributor
May 20, 2022

Oregon State University’s Board of Trustees announced the finalists for the university’s next president in a public meeting on May 20. Community members can meet both finalists in forums happening...

During a Board of Trustees meeting held in the Memorial Union on Oregon State Universitys Corvallis, Ore. campus on Dec. 10, the board discussed the new presidential search timeline. The live listening sessions, which occurred  between Jan. 12 and Jan. 20, were part of the early steps in the presidential search process.

Oregon State University presidential search listening sessions ‘are a good start’

Sam Misa, News Contributor
January 21, 2022

Listening sessions at Oregon State University marked the first opportunity for members of the community to give feedback and raise questions and concerns about the presidential search. These live listening...

A Board of Trustees meeting was held in the Memorial Union on the Oregon State University Corvallis, Ore. campus and broadcast online on Dec. 10. The board discussed the presidential search timeline and Reser Stadium video board project during the meeting, which occurs quarter-annually.

OSU Board of Trustees approves presidential search timeline, Reser Stadium video board project

Sam Misa, News Contributor
December 16, 2021

Oregon State University’s presidential search will begin in January 2022 and a replacement video board for Reser Stadium has been approved following a Board of Trustees meeting on Dec. 10.  The deadline...

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 presidents office is housed in the Kerr Administration building on the Corvallis, Ore. campus.

OSU Board of Trustees to further discuss due diligence of 2019 presidential search

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
March 19, 2021

Discussions will be continuing concerning the Oregon State University’s Board of Trustees 2019 presidential search and appointment of F. King Alexander after the recent announcement of his probationary...

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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...

Coverage of F. King Alexanders handling of LSU misconduct, Title IX, investigation, more

Coverage of F. King Alexander’s handling of LSU misconduct, Title IX, investigation, more

The Baro Staff
March 12, 2021

Editor's note: Breaking news briefs are published to get the initial news out to the community in a timely manner before starting an investigative or more in-depth piece on the topic. If the bottom of...

F. King Alexander, Oregon State Universitys president, stands on a balcony on the Corvallis, Ore. campus.

New OSU president addresses past controversy, pandemic, Black Lives Matter movement

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
July 28, 2020

In a time of change, Oregon State University is going through its own, as president emeritus Ed Ray stepped down from his position of 17 years, and F. King Alexander begins his first term as OSU’s new...

Oregon State University president Ed Ray smiles in remembrance during an interview at the Student Experience Center on Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, as he talks about some of his favorite experiences over the course of his 17-year presidency. Ray stepped down from his role as OSUs president on Jun. 30.

A look back at President Emeritus Ed Ray’s impression on OSU

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
July 22, 2020

As Ed Ray stepped out of his position as Oregon State University's president, he left behind almost two decades worth of influence on the university, including improvements to the diversity of the student...

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