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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...


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...


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...

The logo of WittKieffer, the search firm that assisted in Oregon State Universitys presidential search process which resulted in the hiring of F. King Alexander last year. The firm was banned from conducting searches within North Carolinas University system due to a due diligence failure when recruiting East Carolina University’s chancellor Cecil Staton in 2016.

Search firm involved in hiring F. King Alexander was banned in North Carolina

Artur Silva, News Contributor
March 30, 2021

A search firm used by Oregon State University to hire F. King Alexander in 2020 was temporarily banned by the University of North Carolina System for failing to meet contract expectations.The University...

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Letter to the Editor: We want a board that represents our strong desire for racial and gender justice

Dave Toler
March 30, 2021

While some may think the resignation of King Alexander is a final victory for women's justice, a serious problem still remains: a horribly tone deaf OSU Board of Trustees that is clearly far out of touch...

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...

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...

Oregon State University President Ed Ray has served in his role as president since 2003.

Presidential search down to four candidates

Jada Krening, News Reporter
November 18, 2019

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees is making progress in its search for the 15th president of OSU.Last Tuesday and Wednesday, the Board of Trustees and a group of OSU stakeholders, community...

OSU President Ed Ray

OSU Board of Trustees seeks student input for presidential search

Jaycee Kalama, News Reporter
May 13, 2019

Following Oregon State University President Ed Ray’s announcement that he will step down in June of 2020, when his five-year contract is completed, the Board of Trustees is seeking student input and...

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