CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Oregon State University Board of Trustees will meet virtually in executive session at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 31 to discuss matters related to the employment of the university’s next president.

The board will meet virtually in public session at 3:30 p.m. to delegate authority to the chair of the  board to negotiate contract terms with ranked candidates seeking to serve as OSU’s next president.

The agenda will be posted to the board website when available.

The board’s executive session is being held in keeping with Oregon law – ORS 192.660(2)(a) that allows a public body to meet in executive session to consider the employment of a public officer, employee, staff member or individual agent. According to Oregon law, media are allowed to attend an executive session but not report on the meeting or discussions held during the executive session.

To attend the executive session meeting, representatives of the media should contact Steve Clark, OSU vice president for university relations and marketing, by emailing [email protected] by noon on Monday, May 30.

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 35,000 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.

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Steve Clark, 541-737-3808, [email protected]


Steve Clark, 541-737-3808, [email protected]

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