Board Meeting - 10/08/2021

Public Notice

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees will meet Friday, Oct. 8, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Horizon Room of the Memorial Union on the university’s Corvallis campus. This meeting is open to the public. The board will consider action items recommended by board committees; the board’s 2022 work plan; and the preliminary timeline and process for the next presidential search. The board also will hear a report and host a panel discussion with faculty and others on the university’s efforts to advance equity, inclusion and social justice.

The Memorial Union is located at 2501 S.W. Jefferson Way.

Given COVID-19 guidance, the meeting will be hosted in-person as well as through a remote conferencing service. Note that proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken not more than three days prior is required for in-person attendees. Additionally, face coverings are required. The public may view the meeting’s live stream by visiting or listen to the meetings by calling the toll-free number listed on the agendas.

A public comment period will be provided at the board meeting. The public may attend the meeting in-person or may join the meeting virtually to provide comment. Commenters may register by e-mail before the meeting by emailing [email protected] or may register at the meeting itself. There is also a public comment opportunity before the board votes on each action item listed on the board agenda.

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


Printer-friendly agenda - PDF

*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 (Johnson)
  3. COVID-19 Response and Planning (Feser, Larson)
  4. Associated Students of Oregon State University Report (Patel)
  5. Associated Students of Cascades Campus Report (Elwafati)
  6. Faculty Senate Report (Heppell)
  7. Oregon State University Foundation Report (Stirek)
  8. Higher Education Coordinating Commission Report (Cannon)
  1. Consent Agenda (Borkar)
  1. Minutes of the August 3, 2021 Board Meeting
  2. Minutes of the August 3, 2021 Executive Session
  3. Capital Project Stage Gate II: Valley Library Roof Replacement
  1. Reports of Standing Committees of the Board
  1. Executive & Audit Committee (Borkar)
  2. Academic Strategies Committee (Pulliams)
  3. Finance & Administration Committee (Bedient)
  1. Action Items**
  1. Debt Policy and Liquidity Management Policy Amendments (Bedient)
  2. Board Chair's Report: Consideration of President's FY2022 Goals (Borkar
  3. Delegation of Authority Amendments (Borkar)
    1. Revised Attachment 1
  1. Discussion Items
  1. Advancing Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice: Annual Report (Alexander, Vignos) - Presentation
  2. Panel Discussion: Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice (Vignos, Bokil, Jones, Alvarez-Cortez, McCalpine)
  1. Action Items**
  1. Presidential Search Preliminary Timeline and Process (Borkar, Colbert)
  2. 2022 Board Work Plan and 2021 Board Assessment Results (Borkar)
  3. Resolutions of Appreciation (Borkar, Schueler)
  1. Other Business
  2. Adjournment

Final Approved Meeting Minutes

211008_bot_min.pdf (313.41 KB)

Meeting Details

Oct. 8, 2021, 9:30 a.m.
Memorial Union, Horizon Room (2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis, OR)