Oregon Senate Confirms New Student and Staff Trustee Representatives for Oregon Tech Governing Board

The Oregon Senate confirmed two new trustees for the governing board of Oregon Tech: Tim Hasty, a current student at Oregon Tech’s Klamath Falls campus; and Michele Vitali, Oregon Tech’s administrative lead at the Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center Research & Development (OMIC) in Scappoose.

Oregon Tech Board of Trustees approve $3.5 million in budget cuts and reallocations to meet impacts of COVID-19

Oregon Tech receives approximately 40 percent of its budget from the state; thus, the financial health of the university and the state are intricately linked. The state has estimated that it will take at least four years to get back to pre-COVID employment levels, and up to a decade of structural deficits.

Oregon Tech Board approves new soccer field, reviews report on University’s $107 million economic impact in Klamath Falls and Wilsonville-Metro Area

Board of Trustees cover agenda items from approval of a new soccer field to discussing issues related to the university finances, online and high school programs, a new report on Oregon Tech’s economic footprint in its two major communities, and other items.

Oregon Tech Trustees appoint Jay Kenton as Interim President, approve involvement with Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center

The full Board unanimously approves Dr. Kenton as Interim President, votes to move forward with university-industry partnership in Scappoose, Ore, and received a project update on the Cornett Engineering Building and the planned Center for Excellence in Engineering and Technology