CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Oregon State University Board of Trustees will meet remotely Jan. 18 and 19 to consider election of board officers, a presidential compensation adjustment and a debt resolution of long-term refinancing.

The board will meet from 9:15 a.m. to 1:35 p.m. Jan. 19. Board committees will meet from 8 a.m. to 4:10 p.m. Jan. 18.

On Jan. 19, in addition to considering election of board officers and a presidential compensation adjustment, the board will discuss board assessment results, a diversity action plan and a legislative update.

On Jan. 18, board committees will discuss fiscal year 2025 tuition scenarios and budget planning.

They will hear briefings on research and innovation, student housing and internationalization and global engagement and consider approving an Ecampus master’s degree in engineering management and an OSU-Cascades Master of Fine Arts degree in writing.

All board meetings are open to the public and can be attended  on Zoom or on the phone by calling 1-888-475-4499 (meeting ID: 655 466 888). 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 every board meeting and before the board votes on any action item listed on the full 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 Jan. 16 to [email protected] or Stacy Jeffries at 541-737-3449.

UPDATE: This news release has been updated to reflect that the Jan. 18 and 19 meeting will be strictly remote due to inclement weather.

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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