Public Notice: 

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees will meet Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Trustees will consider the organization of schools and a new academic program within the College of Liberal Arts, improvements to the Hatfield Marine Science Center seawater system in Newport, a potential candidate for an anticipated vacancy on the Board of Trustees, a lease agreement with Samaritan Health Services to provide health care services on the Corvallis campus, and the board’s proposed 2023 and 2024 board meeting calendars.

This meeting is open to the public. Room 207 within the university’s Memorial Union will be open to the public as a site for listening to this meeting. The Memorial Union is located at 2501 S.W. Jefferson Way on Oregon State’s Corvallis campus. The public also can join the meeting through a remote conferencing service. Options for joining the meeting and instructions for providing comment during a testimony period held before the board votes on each action item are located under “Meeting Details” on this webpage.

The Board will 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. Representatives of the news media can attend the executive session at the Memorial Union location or can contact Steve Clark, OSU vice president for university relations and marketing, at 541-737-3808 or for information to join remotely.

The board meeting agenda and materials will be posted as they are available at If special accommodation is required, please contact (541) 737-3449 or at least 48 hours in advance.


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*Members of the public have the following options for providing comments on action items listed on the agenda:

1. Submit written comments on action items at least one day in advance of the meeting to All comments received by 5 p.m. on Monday, August 2 will be shared with trustees in advance of the meeting.
2. Instructions for providing verbal comments are available under “Meeting Details” at this webpage.

Please note that items may be taken out of order.

  1. Call to Order/Roll/Declaration of a Quorum (Borkar)
  1. Consent Agenda (Borkar)
  1. Minutes of the May 21, 2021 Board Meeting
  2. Minutes of the May 21, 2021 Executive Session
  3. 2023 and 2024 Board Calendars
  1. Action Items*
  1. New Academic Program: Contemporary Music Industry BA/BS, Curricular Offerings (Gitelman, Reason)
  2. Reorganization of the School of Arts and Communication (Feser, Hesse)
  3. Capital Project Stage Gate II: HMSC Research Seawater System Renewal (Odenthal, Cowen)
  4. Recommendation of Potential Candidates for Anticipated Vacancies (Johnson, Colbert)
  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. (Green, Haubenreiser, Hoelscher, Brubaker)
  1. Action Item*
  1. Wellness Clinic Lease Agreement with Samaritan Health Services (Green, Haubenreiser, Hoelscher, Brubaker)
  1. Adjournment
Final Approved Meeting Minutes: 
Meeting Details
Aug 3 2021 - 9:00am
Memorial Union, Allworth Room 207 (2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis, OR)
Listen to the meeting: 
  • 1.888.475.4499
  • Meeting ID: 655 466 888