CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Oregon State University Board of Trustees will meet on Friday, August 14 to consider the university’s pandemic-related plans for fall term, proposed new academic programs in the colleges of business and engineering and the Fairbanks Hall renovation project. The board also will receive updates on the university budget, public safety and diversity and inclusion efforts.  

Given current COVID-19 guidance from the governor’s office, as well as university and county health officials, the meeting will be hosted through a remote conferencing service. The meeting is open to the public and will take place from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The meeting agenda, options for joining the meeting, and instructions for providing comment during the general comment period and in a testimony period held before the board votes on each action item are located at this webpage. Meeting materials will also be posted on that webpage as they are available.

If special accommodations are required, please contact 541-737-3449 or at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting.

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 32,000 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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