OSU Board of Trustees to meet May 28-29 on campus


CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Oregon State University Board of Trustees will meet on Friday, May 29, to review and vote on the university’s fiscal year 2016 budget, OSU’s capital plan for the 2015-17 biennium, and the board’s 2016 meeting calendar.

The board will also consider adoption of a presidential assessment policy and a five-year presidential employment agreement.  The board will act on the creation of a new doctorate program in women, gender, and sexuality studies and a 2016 achievement compact with the Oregon Education Investment Board.

The meeting will run from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Willamette Room of the CH2M Hill Alumni Center, 725 S.W. 26th St. in Corvallis. It is open to the public.

In addition, the OSU board will receive a legislative update and hear about plans to celebrate the 150th anniversary of OSU, which will occur in 2018.

A public comment period is provided at each board meeting. Commenters are allowed up to five minutes and may register by e-mail before the meeting by contacting Marcia Stuart at marcia.stuart@oregonstate.edu or may register at the meeting itself. Commenters must sign up prior to the public comment period of the meeting.

Each of the board’s three standing committees also will meet on Thursday, May 28, in the Willamette Room of the CH2M Hill Alumni Center. These meetings are also open to the public:

  • The Academic Strategies Committee will meet from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. to consider the 2016 achievement compact with the Oregon Education Investment Board and a new doctoral program in women, gender, and sexuality studies. The committee will also hear a presentation on OSU’s enrollment management planning.
  • The Executive and Audit Committee will meet from 12:15 to 2 p.m. to review the quarterly audit report, consider a five-year presidential employment agreement, discuss a trustee recommendation policy, and hear a presentation on information security.
  • The Finance and Administration Committee will meet from 2:30 to 5 p.m. to consider quarterly reports, OSU’s fiscal year 2016 operating budget and capital plan for the 2015-17 biennium.

 More information on the meetings is available online at: http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/trustees. If special accommodation is required, contact Marcia Stuart at 541-737-3449 or marcia.stuart@oregonstate.edu at least 72 hours in advance.

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