CORVALLIS, Ore. - The Oregon State University Board of Trustees will meet on Friday, June 3, to discuss OSU efforts to advance equity, inclusion, and social justice, and to consider the university's operating budget for fiscal year 2017 and amended capital plan.

The meeting will be from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Horizon Room of the Memorial Union, 2501 S.W. Jefferson Way in Corvallis. It is open to the public.

A public comment period is provided at each board meeting. Commenters are allowed up to five minutes and may register by e-mail before the meeting by contacting Marcia Stuart at, or may register at the meeting itself. Commenters must sign up prior to the public comment period of the meeting. There is also a public comment opportunity before the board votes on each action item listed on the agenda.

The agenda and meeting materials will be posted as they are available at The public can listen to the meetings by calling the toll-free number listed on the agendas. If special accommodation is required, please contact Marcia Stuart at (541) 737-3449 or at least 72 hours in advance. 

Each of the board's three standing committees will meet on Thursday, June 2, in the Horizon Room of the Memorial Union. These meetings are also open to the public:

  • The Executive & Audit Committee will meet from 8-9:30 a.m. to review the quarterly audit report, hear an update on a comprehensive presidential assessment, and discuss development of a presidential recruitment policy.
  • The Academic Strategies Committee will meet from 9:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. to hear a report on Oregon State's 2016 graduating class and consider a proposal for a new academic program in biochemistry and molecular biology. The committee will also discuss matters associated with undergraduate learning, student success and student athletes.
  • The Finance & Administration Committee will meet from 3-4:45 p.m. to develop recommendations on OSU's fiscal year 2017 operating budget and amended capital plan. The committee will also consider operating ranges for financial targets.

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Steve Clark, 541-737-3808