Oregon State University's Board of Advisors will meet Jan. 28-29 on the OSU campus.

The 12-member advisory board will discuss linking natural resource and technology industries in shaping new economies for Oregon. That discussion will take place from 4 to 6 p.m., Monday, Jan. 28.

On Tuesday, the board will discuss federal and state legislative priorities and the university's budget and proposed redesign. That conversation will take place from 8:30 a.m. to noon.

Both of the open sessions will be held in the CH2M HILL Alumni Center.

The board, comprised of business, education, political and community leaders, advises OSU President Paul Risser and university leadership. Jim Johnson, a business and civic entrepreneur who works closely with high tech, business and legislative leaders and the Oregon University System to educate Oregonians on the long-term economic benefits of investing in Oregon's universities, has been appointed to the board and will attend January's meeting.

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Paul Risser, 541-737-4133