Category Archives: Oregon State University (OSU)

OSU-Cascades tuition increase more than 4%

Starting in the fall, tuition for Oregon resident undergraduates will increase by more than 4% at Oregon State University in Corvallis and OSU-Cascades in Bend. The Oregon State University Board of Trustees on Friday approved the increases for the 2019-20 school year, which will raise tuition at OSU-Cascades by 4.4% and 4.29% percent in Corvallis. […]
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OSU board approves tuition increases

The Oregon State University board of trustees Friday approved a 4.29% in-state tuition increase for undergrad students attending its Corvallis campus and a 4.44% increase for undergrad students at its OSU-Cascades campus in Bend for the 2019-20 academic year. Source: OSU board approves tuition increases

Trade Wars on the Home Front

Protectionism has sector-specific impacts in the Northwest. The tit-for-tat trade war being waged by the Trump administration has drawn criticism from business and economists. While the impact in the Pacific Northwest is felt in pockets of the economy, overall, it has not been severe, say experts, including several at Oregon State University. This is, in […]
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OSU to hire new president in December

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees plans to have a new president hired by December, the board announced on Monday. Ed Ray, who has led the university since 2003, announced last month that he plans to step down after his current contract expires on June 30, 2020. Source: OSU to hire new president in […]
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Group faults OSU in animal deaths, but university defends its care of animals

An Ohio-based animal rights group has filed a second complaint against Oregon State University, claiming the university violated the federal Animal Welfare Act in the deaths of seven animals used in teaching or research. Stop Animal Exploitation Now! (SAEN) filed the complaint this week with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, asking the agency to investigate […]
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Oregon State University trying to predict toxic algae at Detroit Lake

Salem officials were caught off guard last spring when toxic algae blooms contaminated the city’s drinking water supply at Detroit Lake, rendering it unsafe for young children and other medically vulnerable residents. But since last summer, city officials have been working with Oregon State University researchers on an early warning system that may help predict when the city’s water is in danger, giving Salem […]
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Editorial: OSU board should be open about search 

The news last week that Oregon State University President Ed Ray plans to step down in 15 months puts the spotlight on OSU’s Board of Trustees, which will be charged with the search to find Ray’s successor. Ray has given the trustees what should be adequate time to find OSU’s next president, even though these […]
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Ed Ray to call it quits in 2020 as Oregon State University president

Oregon State University President Ed Ray announced Friday he will retire in 2020 after 17 years in office. Ray’s five-year contract expires that year and he will be 75. Source: Ed Ray to call it quits in 2020 as Oregon State University president –

Ray plans to step down as OSU president

Longtime leader of Corvallis university says timing is right to leave in June 2020. Oregon State University President Edward J. Ray said Friday, March 22, that he plans to step down after his five-year contract ends. Source: Pamplin Media Group – Ray plans to step down as OSU president

OSU President Ed Ray to step down in 15 months

Oregon State University President Ed Ray on Friday announced plans to step down from his position in 15 months. Ray has served as OSU’s president since July 31, 2003. His current tenure is the longest of any currently serving president at any Oregon public university. Source: OSU President Ed Ray to step down in 15 […]
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