OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

OSU Board of Trustees and committees to meet March 16-17

03/06/2017

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Oregon State University Board of Trustees will meet Friday, March 17, to consider fiscal year 2018 tuition rates, mandatory fees, student incidental fees and the university’s capital plan.

The board will also review a statement of principles and core values, and its practices for handling written public comments submitted in advance of board meetings.

The board takes public comment at each board meeting. Commenters must sign up prior to the public comment period of the meeting. Commenters may register by email before the meeting by contacting Marcia Stuart at marcia.stuart@oregonstate.edu 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.

The meeting is open to the public and will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Horizon Room of the Memorial Union, 2501 S.W. Jefferson Way on Oregon State’s Corvallis campus.

Board committees will meet on Thursday, March 16, in the Horizon Room. These meetings are also open to the public:

  • The Executive & Audit Committee will meet from 8 to 9:45 a.m. to review the Office of Audit Services progress report and a risk management report on information technology security. The committee will also consider a statement of principles and core values and the board’s approach to handling written comments submitted in advance of board meetings.
  • The Academic Strategies Committee will meet from 10 a.m. to noon to hear a risk management report on critical employee training and the status of new and existing academic program reviews and accreditations in progress. The committee will also host a panel discussion of the role of data in monitoring and achieving student success.
  • The Finance & Administration Committee will meet from 12:30 to 4 p.m. to consider fiscal year 2018 tuition rates, mandatory fees, student incidental fees and the university’s capital plan. The committee will also have a discussion and education session on Oregon public employee retirement and health benefits.

The agendas and meeting materials will be posted as they are available at http://oregonstate.edu/leadership/trustees/meetings. The public can listen to the meetings by calling the toll-free number listed on the agendas. If special accommodation is required, please contact Marcia Stuart at 541-737-3449 or marcia.stuart@oregonstate.edu at least 72 hours in advance.

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About Oregon State University: OSU is one of only two U.S. universities designated a land-, sea-, space- and sun-grant institution. OSU is also Oregon’s only university to hold both the Carnegie Foundation’s top designation for research institutions and its prestigious Community Engagement classification. Its more than 26,000 students come from all 50 states and more than 90 nations. OSU programs touch every county within Oregon, and its faculty teach and conduct research on issues of national and global importance.