CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Oregon State University Board of Trustees will meet May 16 and 17 and consider acceptance of the 2025 fiscal year university operating budget.

The board will meet from 9:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. May 17 in the Memorial Union Horizon Room. Board committees will meet from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 16 in the Horizon Room. Additionally, the board will have a joint meeting with the OSU Foundation Board from 3 to 4:30 p.m. May 15 to discuss the foundation’s strategic plan.

On May 17, the board will consider also consider approval of the educator equity plan, required by state statute. The board will also hear updates on federal legislative developments, OSU-Cascades, and economic development and industry relations, and hear a presentation on the fundamentals of board governance.

On May 16, board committees will hear briefings on student life and success, student-athletes, campus safety, sustainable investments, human resources and hear a report on the 2024 graduating class. Following the May 16 meeting, the board will hold an executive session, pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(d) to conduct deliberations with those designated to carry on labor negotiations.

All board meetings are open to the public and can be attended by Zoom. Zoom links, meeting agendas and materials are posted as they become available on the board’s website.

A public comment period is provided at the beginning of the May 17 meeting of the full board and before the board votes on any action item listed on the May 17 board agenda. Public comment can be made in person, via Zoom or provided in writing at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting to [email protected]. For more detailed instructions, visit

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made by May 14 to [email protected] or Stacy Jeffries at 541-737-3449.

General OSU

About Oregon State University: As one of only three land, sea, space and sun grant universities in the nation, Oregon State serves Oregon and the world by working on today’s most pressing issues. Our more than 36,000 students come from across the globe, and our programs operate in every Oregon county. Oregon State receives more research funding than all of the state’s comprehensive public universities combined. At our campuses in Corvallis and Bend, marine research center in Newport, OSU Portland Center and award-winning Ecampus, we excel at shaping today’s students into tomorrow’s leaders.

Story By: 

Sean Nealon, 541-737-0787, [email protected]

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