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Board of Trustees members listen to community member concerns during a board meeting on Friday inside the Memorial Union. Many of the community members spoke about environmental concerns and a lack of communication with the board.

OSU Board of Trustees announces potential board members, discusses high enrollment

Tarsa Weikert, News Contributor
October 9, 2021

An Oregon State University faculty member, a student and a staff member are among five candidates who have been nominated to serve on the Board of Trustees.  In a meeting on Friday, Rani Borkar, chair...

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees met Friday and reflected on the process involved in the search for former president F. King Alexander in 2019, and discussed what they wanted to change in the search process for the future president of OSU.

OSU Board of Trustees moves toward open presidential election process

Elijah Dodd, News Contributor
May 22, 2021

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees met May 21 to reflect on the search process for former OSU president F. King Alexander, and how to improve on this process moving forward.Following Alexander’s...

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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,...

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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...

Sign in front of the Kerr Administration Building at the corner of NW 15th St. & Jefferson Way. This campus building deals with Oregon States finance and administration within the school. 

OSU Board of Trustees approves new tuition increase

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
April 2, 2021

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees met Friday to approve a new increase of tuition rates for the 2021-22 academic year.The increase will be 2.5% for continuing undergraduates, and 4% for new...

This petition, aimed to better support sexual assault survivors and create a safer learning environments is approaching 500 signatures. The petition can be found on actionnetwork.org.  

Survivor-focused support petition created by multiple OSU organizations in response to F. King Alexander allegations

Haley Daarstad, Copy Editor
March 24, 2021

Editor’s Note: Content warning—story contains mention of sexual harassment and assault.A petition addressed to Oregon State University President F. King Alexander and the OSU Board of Trustees, developed...

Edward Feser, OSU provost, has been appointed interim president until an acting president can be appointed. In addition to being provost, Feser is a professor of public policy. 

Alexander placed on administrative leave until resignation date; Edward Feser appointed as interim president

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
March 23, 2021

Editor’s Note: Content warning—story contains mention of sexual harassment and assault.Clarification: Alexander was paid a sum of $670,000 to terminate his contract with the university. Part of the...

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,...

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