CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Oregon State University Board of Trustees will meet Friday, May 31, to consider the university’s operating budget for the coming fiscal year and work to reclaim a previous pumice mine and a landfill that adjoin the OSU-Cascades campus in Bend. The board also will consider a presidential leadership profile, which will be used to recruit candidates for the search underway to select OSU’s next president.

A public comment period is provided at each board meeting. Commenters may register by e-mail before the meeting, by emailing lauren.skousen@oregonstate.edu or at the meeting itself. There is also a public comment opportunity before the board votes on each action item listed on the board agenda.

The meeting will be held from 9:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Horizon Room of the Memorial Union, 2501 SW Jefferson Way in Corvallis. It is open to the public.

The following board committees will meet on Thursday, May 30, in the Horizon Room of the Memorial Union. These meetings are also open to the public:

  • The Academic Strategies Committee will meet from 8 to 11:15 a.m. to consider establishing a new Executive Master in Public Policy and terminating an existing Master of Arts in Contemporary Hispanic Studies. The committee will also hear briefings on student life and student athletes and discuss the university’s efforts related to sexual harassment and violence education, prevention and response.
  • The Executive and Audit Committee will meet from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. to review the Office of Audit, Risk and Compliance progress report and discuss all hazard planning.
  • The Finance and Administration Committee will meet from 12:45 to 4:10 p.m. to consider the university’s operating budget for the coming fiscal year, the OSU-Cascades land reclamation project, and capital improvements to the Research Way laboratory. The committee also will discuss strategic financial opportunities and research space needs.

Agendas and meeting materials will be posted as they are available at http://oregonstate.edu/leadership/trustees/meetings. The public can listen to the meetings by calling the toll-free number listed on the agendas. If special accommodation is required, please contact (541) 737-3449 or lauren.skousen@oregonstate.edu at least 48 hours in advance.

General OSU

About Oregon State University: As one of only two universities in the nation designated as a land, sea, space and sun grant, Oregon State serves Oregon and the world by working on today’s most pressing issues. Our more than 31,000 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 and award-winning Ecampus, we excel at shaping today’s students into tomorrow’s leaders.

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Story By: 

Sean Nealon, 541-737-0787, sean.nealon@oregonstate.edu

Source: 

Steve Clark, 541-737-3808, steve.clark@oregonstate.edu