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Portrait of Erika McCalpine, the Executive Director of Strategic Diversity Initiatives and Director of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Laboratory, in her office at the OSU-Cascades campus in Bend, Ore. McCalpine is the first person from OSU-Cascades elected to lead the faculty senate and started her presidency in 2022.

‘Stalwart leader’ of diversity elected OSU’s first Black woman faculty president

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
February 21, 2022

Professor Erika McCalpine has assumed her role as the first Black woman president of the Oregon State University Faculty Senate, representing the first OSU-Cascades faculty member to hold this position.  McCalpine...

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...

Students eat, study and gather together in the Memorial Union lounge on the OSU Corvallis, Ore. campus on Oct. 8. With higher enrollment numbers among the general student population as well as students of color, study spots such as the MU are often crowded.

OSU continues to grow student population and diversity

Riley LeCocq, News Contributor
October 17, 2021

Oregon State University’s student population has reached record high numbers entering the new school year in both the size and diversity of students attending.  The unofficial count of students across...

Scott Vignos stands before an Oregon State University sign near the Kerr Administration building, where the Office of Institutional Diversity is located. Vignos is now leading the OID as the new interim vice president and chief diversity officer as of Sept. 20.

Scott Vignos chosen to lead OSU inclusion and diversity office

Kimberly Clairmont, News Contributor
September 23, 2021

Scott Vignos, named as the new Oregon State University interim vice president and chief diversity officer, will head the Office of Institutional Diversity as of Sept. 20. Since October 2015, Vignos...

(Left) Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer Charlene Alexander and (right) Chair of the Architectural Naming Committee Steve Clark discuss the renaming evaluation.

We Have Work to Do campaign seeks to ‘articulate OSU’s values’

Jada Krening, News Contributor
November 5, 2018

In 2017, there were only 7,660 students of color out of the 25,838 undergraduate students attending Oregon State University. In an effort to promote diversity at OSU, the Office of Institutional Diversity...

(Left) Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer Charlene Alexander and (right) Chair of the Architectural Naming Committee Steve Clark discuss the renaming evaluation.

OSU engages in building, place name evaluation process

By: Lauren Sluss Editor-in-Chief
October 16, 2017

President Ed Ray to announce final decision by Nov. 27.Oregon State University is engaged in the process of evaluating four campus building names through the work of the Architectural Naming Committee....

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