First Lady Michelle Obama draws record crowd as more grads than ever participate
OSU’s president has learned from many interesting people, some of them quite famous
We asked President Ray to talk about encounters with alumni.
OSU cites economic impact, starts law degree program with Willamette
“I want us to talk about how we manage growth and change so that we preserve the best of what we’ve got here.”
Part II of a two-issue look at 20 defining moments in OSU history
Our whole sense of what we can accomplish … is directly related to the height of the walls we put up, or allow other people to put up …
“Paying attention to the root causes of both success and failure in leadership positions can be very instructive.”
“When you listen to a great piece of music, even when there are no words, it’s almost like you’re mainlining the message.”
In addition to running the university, OSU President Ed Ray is chairman of the executive committee of the NCAA.
The good news … is that we have the financial resources and plan to manage through this … .
A slide show captures images of OSU alumni and friends helping out in their communities.
Richard Nafshun, ’97, helps OSU make sure students’ college years transform rather than discourage them.
When we look at our own situation, at some point you have to say, “OK, so what am I going to do about this?” You think, “What are the best things we can do?”
Two of the most obvious things about OSU President Ed Ray are that he profoundly loves his job and he’s a true believer when it comes to the power of public higher education to make the world a better place.
Oregon State’s move to a new divisional structure got under way shortly after it was announced this fall as President Ed Ray and Provost Sabah Randhawa appointed executive deans to lead four new divisions.
Everything about the 2025 vision is bold, and while I cannot speak for all alumni, I suspect the majority of you will be excited by the direction being proposed for OSU, because the end result will be an increase in the value of your OSU degree over time.
For this edition of Ed Said, we … touched upon differences between the business world and the campus world, a lesson from “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” and the appropriate size for a dynamite-making class.
OSU will restructure and streamline its administration, cut low-enrollment classes and consolidate many departments under proposals approved over the summer by President Edward Ray.