Public Notice: 

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees will meet on Friday, August 14, to consider the university’s pandemic-related plans for fall term, proposed new academic programs in the colleges of Business and Engineering, and the Fairbanks Hall renovation project. The board also will receive updates on the university budget, public safety, and diversity and inclusion efforts.  

Given current 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 meeting is open to the public and will take place from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Options for joining 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.

Agendas and meeting materials for board and committee meetings will be posted as they are available. If special accommodations are required, please contact (541) 737-3449 or at least 48 hours in advance.


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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*
  2. Opening Comments and Reports
  1. Chair’s Comments (Borkar)
  2. President’s Report (K. Alexander)
  3. Associated Students of Oregon State University Report (Nuñez rez)
  4. Associated Students of Cascades Campus Report (Warner)
  5. President Transition Committee Report (Manning)
  1. Consent Agenda (Borkar)
  1. Minutes of the May 29, 2020 Board Meeting
  2. Minutes of the May 29, 2020 Executive Session
  3. FY2020 Q3 OSU Operating Management Report - Revised
  4. FY2020 Q3 Investment Reports
  1. Action Items*
  1. New Academic Program: BS in Supply Chain and Logistics Management, Curricular Offerings (Gitelman, Mathew)
  2. New Academic Program: MS/MEngr/PhD in Artificial Intelligence, Curricular Offerings (Gitelman, Tadepalli)
  3. New Academic Program: MS/PhD in Bioengineering, Curricular Offerings (Gitelman, Herman)
  4. Capital Project Stage Gate I: Fairbanks Hall Renovation (Daley, Rodgers)
  5. OSU COVID-19 Safety and Success Operational Plan (Feser, Larson, Barnes) - Presentation
  1. Discussion Items
  1. Budget Update - Revised (Green, Bloomer, Feser)
  2. Public Safety Update (Green, C. Alexander, Odenthal)
  3. Update on Efforts to Advance Support for Black Students, Staff, and Faculty (C. Alexander)
  1. Adjournment
Final Approved Meeting Minutes: 
Meeting Details
Aug 14 2020 - 8:00am
Listen to the meeting: 
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  • Meeting ID: 655 466 888