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Edward John Ray

Edward John Ray was appointed as the fourteenth president of Oregon State University during the summer of 2003.  Ray expanded dual enrollments between the university and all of the state's community colleges and has overseen the largest capital campaign in OSU history.

Ray received a B.A. in mathematics from Queens College (CUNY) in 1966 and both an M.A. (1969) and a Ph.D. (1971) in economics from Stanford University

Ray was a member of the economics faculty at Ohio State University from 1970 to 2003 and was the economics department chair from 1976 to 1992.  Ray also served as provost and executive vice president at Ohio State University from 1998 until coming to OSU.

Related Resources: President's Office Records, Memorabilia Collection.

Photograph of Edward John Ray.

Edward John Ray, September 24, 2005.