"I am delighted to join this amazing university and to be a new Oregonian. I am deeply committed to advancing access to public higher education throughout Oregon and contributing to inclusive excellence and success for all students and learners. I look forward to supporting and growing the incredible scholarship, research and engagement contributions of this globally recognized research university."

 Dr. Jayathi Y. Murthy

University Priorities

Strategic Planning

Oregon State University's commitment to engage in exceptional scholarship, research, discovery and engagement, while providing a high quality, globally relevant and affordable education for people of Oregon and beyond is guided by OSU's Strategic Plan 4.0. And it will be advanced in the future by work in the months ahead to develop Strategic Plan 5.0. The link below details the efforts on our strategic efforts to achieve transformation, excellence and impact in Oregon and globally.

View the Strategic Plan

Healthy community

Oregon State University is committed to contributing to well-being on its Corvallis and Bend campuses and in all university locations around the state. This commitment includes providing traditional in-person learning and university activities, including OSU Extension programs and outreach activities, while offering excellent online education for distance learners. University wellness efforts prioritize education and prevention related to COVID-19 and other infectious diseases; promoting proper nutrition and exercise; and contributing to metal health wellness and support.

View the university's wellness efforts


Creating a community free of interpersonal violence

OSU is strengthening its efforts to prevent all forms of interpersonal violence — including harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, and stalking — and enhancing how the university provides support and care to survivors. Learn more below about the many departments and multi-disciplinary approaches at Oregon State that are working to prevent interpersonal violence prevention and provide support and response.

Addressing Interpersonal Violence

Advancing antiracism

Realizing the university’s commitment to leading change and dismantling systemic racism requires the collaborative work of OSU administrators, faculty, staff and students in taking action, consistent with the mission and values of OSU. The website below outlines actions underway within the university to advance this commitment.

Moving Forward Together