Public Notice: 

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees will meet at 2 p.m. on May 20 to consider candidates to be interviewed as finalists to serve as OSU’s next president and be invited to participate in open forums with the university community on May 23 and 24.

The meeting will begin with an executive session to be held remotely. The board will discuss initial due diligence findings regarding candidates being considered to be invited to visit OSU. Following the executive session, the board will meet remotely in public session at 2:45 p.m. to announce the names of finalist candidates and the schedule of candidate forums, and vote on whether to reimburse candidate travel expenses.

The board meeting agenda and materials will be posted as they are available at the Board of Trustees meeting webpage.

The board’s executive session is being held in keeping with Oregon law – ORS 192.660(2)(a) that allows a public body to meet in executive session to consider the employment of a public officer, employee, staff member or individual agent. According to Oregon law, media are allowed to attend an executive session but not report on the meeting or discussions held during the executive session. Given the remote meeting format, representatives of the news media should contact Steve Clark, OSU vice president for university relations and marketing, by emailing at by 5 p.m. Thursday, May 19 to attend the executive session portion of the meeting.


** An action item is provided for members of the public to comment on topics of interest.

Please note that items may be taken out of order.

  1. Call to Order/Roll/Declaration of a Quorum (Schueler)
  2. *Public Comments
  3. **Action Items (Schueler)
    1. Reimbursing costs related to finalists travel to OSU in Corvallis
    2. Reimbursing finalist candidates for certain professional advisors’ fees
  4. Other Business
  5. Adjournment
Final Approved Meeting Minutes: 
Meeting Details
May 20 2022 - 2:00pm

2:00 p.m. Executive Session
2:45 p.m. Public Session

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Instructions for making public comments (PDF)

Agenda (PDF)