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.