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President Edward J. Ray

Dr. Ray became Oregon State University’s 14th president in 2003. Since that time, he has led a remarkable transformation. Under President Ray’s leadership, Oregon State has become an internationally recognized public research university. Read More

President Ray's Leadership

September 20, 2019: OSU embraces call for action to address climate change: Oregon State University supports campus, community and global efforts – including those occurring Sept. 20-27 by the Corvallis Climate Action Alliance and people worldwide – to raise awareness of the climate change crisis facing our world and society.

May 28, 2019: Addressing Student Food Insecurity: Oregon State University President Edward J. Ray announced efforts to address food insecurity among OSU students. In his message, he expressed his commitment to ending hunger at Oregon State and he called upon university leaders, faculty and staff, student leaders and OSU stakeholders to join with him.

Feb. 7, 2019: State of the University Address: Oregon State University President Edward J. Ray called upon state leaders today to invest in the future of all Oregonians by providing more funding for higher education. In his annual State of the University address, Ray urged Oregonians to join him in asking state leaders “to govern as if the future of our state and the lives of our children depend on them.

Jan. 12, 2019: Strategic Plan unveiled: Oregon State University’s strategic plan for 2019-23: Transformation, Excellence and Impact will serve as a guide to OSU’s delivery of exceptional teaching, research, and engagement as Oregon’s statewide university. Review SP4.0 by visiting the university’s strategic plan website.