Oct 02, 2020

The Oregon State University - Cascades Advocacy and Advisory Board will meet Oct. 6 and hear reports on the campus response to the pandemic as the new academic year starts.

Agenda topics also include enrollment and recruiting efforts, undergraduate student success, community event opportunities, and year-to-date fundraising and priority funding areas. Board members also will hear a presentation on potential impacts of the pandemic on state funding for OSU-Cascades.

Patrick Donnelly, an assistant professor in the computer science program, will discuss how to engage students during remote and hybrid teaching.

John Rexford and Oran Teater, who have served on the board since 2008, and Amy Tykeson, who has served on the board the past three years, will conclude their terms at this meeting and will be recognized for their contributions. 

The meeting will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Members of the public may participate via Zoom. To participate virtually, contact info@osucascades.edu or 541-322-3100. Accommodations for disabilities may be made by calling 541-322-3100.

The Advocacy and Advisory board is made up of community members who provide advice and support to OSU-Cascades Vice President Becky Johnson. For more information visit OSUcascades.edu/board-advisors.

About OSU-Cascades: Oregon State University’s campus in Bend, Ore. features outstanding faculty in degree programs that reflect Central Oregon’s vibrant economy and abundant natural resources. Nearly 20 undergraduate majors, 35 minors and options, and three graduate programs include computer science, energy systems engineering, kinesiology, hospitality management, and tourism, recreation and adventure leadership. OSU-Cascades expanded to a four-year university in 2015; its new campus opened in 2016.