Public Notice: 

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees will meet on Friday, April 2, 2021, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Given 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 board will consider tuition rates, mandatory fees and student incidental fees for the 2021-22 academic year. The board will also discuss the timeline and a proposed process for the appointment of an interim president and discuss a scope of work for a review of due diligence efforts conducted during the 2019 presidential search and hear an update on the 2021 Oregon legislative session. In addition, the board will consider updates to the current list of major university research centers.

The board will also hold an executive session as part of its agenda, pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(e) to conduct deliberations with persons designated by the governing body to negotiate real property transactions and ORS 192.660(2)(f) to consider information or records that are exempt by law from public inspection (ORS 192.345(6), attorney-client privilege, ORS 40.225; and ORS 192.355(9)(a)). Given the remote meeting format, representatives of the news media should contact Steve Clark, OSU vice president for university relations and marketing, at 541-737-3808 or steve.clark@oregonstate.edu to register to attend the executive session of the meeting.

Options for joining the public session of the meeting and instructions for providing comment, during the board meeting’s general comment period and in a testimony period held before the board votes on each action item, are located under “Meeting Details” on this webpage.

The agenda and meeting materials will be posted as they are available at http://oregonstate.edu/leadership/trustees/meetings. If special accommodation is required, please contact (541) 737-3449 or lauren.skousen@oregonstate.edu at least 48 hours in advance.  

AGENDA: 

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*A separate agenda item is provided for members of the public to comment on topics of interest.
**The public may also sign up to comment prior to Board action on any action item listed on the agenda.

Please note that items may be taken out of order.

  1. Call to Order/Roll/Declaration of a Quorum (Borkar)
  1. Public Comments*
  1. Opening Comments and Reports
  1. Chair’s Comments (Borkar)
  2. President’s Report (Feser)
  3. COVID-19 Response and Planning (Feser, Larson)
  4. Associated Students of Oregon State University Report (Nuñez Pérez)
  5. Associated Students of Cascades Campus Report (Elwafati)
  6. Oregon State University Foundation Report (DeVaan)
  7. Faculty Senate Report (Heppell)
  8. Higher Education Coordinating Commission Report (Cannon)
  1. Consent Agenda (Borkar)
  1. Minutes of the March 23, 2021 Board Meeting
  2. Minutes of the March 23, 2021 Executive Session
  1. Reports of Standing Committees of the Board
  1. Academic Strategies Committee (Pulliams)
  2. Finance & Administration Committee (Bedient)
  3. Executive & Audit Committee (Borkar)
  1. Action Items*
  1. FY2022 Tuition Rates, Mandatory Fees and Student Incidental Fees and Operating Budget Outlook (Bedient) - Presentation
  2. Centers and Institutes Review (Pulliams)
  1. Discussion Items
  1. Appointment of Interim President: Timeline and Proposed Process (Bedient, Colbert)
  2. 2019 Presidential Search: Scope of Work for Review of Due Diligence (Schueler, Snopkowski)
  3. Legislative Update (Fast)
  1. Executive Session
    The Board will meet in Executive Session pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(e) to conduct deliberations with persons designated by the governing body to negotiate real property transactions and ORS 192.660(2)(f) to consider information or records that are exempt by law from public inspection (ORS 192.345(6), attorney-client privilege, ORS 40.225;  and ORS 192.355(9)(a)) (Neuschwander, Hoelscher, Jenkins, Gose)
     
  2. Other Business
     
  3. Adjournment
Final Approved Meeting Minutes: 
Meeting Details
Apr 2 2021 - 8:30am
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  • Meeting ID: 655 466 888