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Oregon State University presidential candidates Jayathi Y. Murthy (left) and Charles R. Martinez. Murthy and Martinez are finalist candidates running for the position of OSUs next president, and the winner will be selected either on June 3 or June 7.

Two candidates selected as finalists for OSU’s presidential search

Adriana Gutierrez, Editor-in-Chief
May 27, 2022

Two finalists for Oregon State University’s presidential search have been selected and will meet with community members in various formats until the official President is announced on either June 3 or...

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...

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees discusses salary of the future OSU President on May 5 during a public Zoom meeting. The Board is working through presidential applicants and this Zoom meeting is another step in the process of finding the finalists for the position.

OSU Board of Trustees meets to discuss presidential compensation, finalist fee reimbursement

Sam Misa, News Contributor
May 6, 2022

On May 5, members of Oregon State University’s Board of Trustees convened to discuss compensation for the next president and vote on fee reimbursement for finalist candidates. While the board met...

This illustration depicts a milk carton displaying a search ad for the new OSU president. The search for a new Oregon State University President is still in the process with recent updates.

OSU presidential search to continue with board meeting on May 5

Emma Coke, News Contributor
May 4, 2022

The search for Oregon State University’s next president continues with a public session Board of Trustees meeting on May 5 at 1 p.m. over Zoom.  The meeting will consist of determining compensation...

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...

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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,...

Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer Charlene Alexander is a member of the OSU Board of Trustees and in charge of hiring the next OSU president after the resignation of F. King Alexander. Alexander’s “fingers are crossed” that the hiring process goes smoothly and hopes for more diversity in the next university president.

University admin ‘confident’ in prioritization of diversity in next presidential search

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
April 21, 2021

Oregon State University community members have expressed concerns regarding the university’s diversity in the upcoming presidential search committee and candidate pool, as well as OSU’s commitment...

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OSU begins search for interim president, rules out Feser, Ray

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
April 8, 2021

Oregon State University's Board of Trustees say the university will have an interim president before the end of the month, but it won't be either Acting President Ed Feser or President Emeritus Ed Ray. In...

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