News & Notes

Black History Month reflections on a social revolution

February 18, 2015 - President Michael V. Drake presents “Reaching for the Top: Music of the Civil Rights Era,” a complex story of social change movements and the role music played in them.

A Message from President Drake: Happy Valentine’s Day

February 12, 2015 - In the spirit of February, a time to show appreciation and affection, I am delighted to see so many examples of #BuckeyeLove around campus.

Statement by President Drake on the Ohio Task Force on Affordability & Efficiency in Higher Education

February 10, 2015 - “I appreciate and value Gov. Kasich’s leadership that challenges universities and colleges to do more with less."

Together, we can

February 10, 2015 - President Michael V. Drake shares his hopes, plans and early impressions in an interview with Ohio State Alumni magazine.

Statement by President Drake on Governor Kasich’s proposed budget

February 02, 2015 - Governor Kasich’s continued leadership in higher education is good news for students and for jobs.

Statement by President Drake on National Championship

January 13, 2015 - What a thrilling victory!

A Message from President Drake: Welcome Back

January 12, 2015 - Happy 2015! I am pleased to welcome our students back to campus, bringing with them the energy and promise of a fresh start.

What it means to be a Buckeye

January 12, 2015 - For almost as long as there has been an Ohio State, there has been Ohio State football.

OSU president heading to India to promote health-care innovation

January 07, 2015 - Ohio State University President Michael Drake will be getting quite a culture shock next week.

Buckeyes best Bama, national championship-bound

January 02, 2015 - Victory was so sweet in New Orleans on Jan. 1 for the Buckeyes, as they bested No. 1 Alabama in the Sugar Bowl and punched their ticket to the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship.

Statement by President Drake on Sugar Bowl victory

January 02, 2015 - "All of Buckeye Nation is celebrating this outstanding victory."

Buckeyes have a diehard fan in President Drake

December 31, 2014 - Ohio State President Michael V. Drake isn’t getting his first taste of championship football this year. His initial experience came when he was a youngster hearing stories about the championship exploits of his father.

A New Year's Greeting

December 29, 2014 - A New Year's Greeting from President and Mrs. Michael V. Drake

Grant to fund Ohio State-led program for at-risk children

December 17, 2014 - Ohio State University will lead a coalition of local social-service agencies to provide a new Head Start early-education program for low-income Columbus residents next year.

A Message from President Drake: Autumn Semester Update

December 16, 2014 - The autumn semester is winding to a close, with exam week nearly complete, and preparations for commencement and the holidays underway.

Ohio State names new Wexner Medical Center CEO

December 09, 2014 - Over the past year, the president of Ohio State University and an OSU search committee each worked to narrow separate lists of potential leaders of the Wexner Medical Center.

Behind the Scenes: Long friendship, short courtship in recruitment of new OSU Medical Center CEO

December 08, 2014 - Dr. Sheldon Retchin emerged quickly from a slate of 150 potential recruits for CEO of Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, with no less a champion than new university President Dr. Michael Drake.

A Message from President Drake: Leadership Announcement

December 08, 2014 - I am pleased to announce that Dr. Sheldon Retchin of Virginia Commonwealth University has accepted our offer to serve as executive vice president of health sciences and CEO of the Wexner Medical Center, effective March 2, 2015, subject to approval by the Board of Trustees

A Message from President Drake: Happy Thanksgiving

November 21, 2014 - This is the time of year when we pause to think about all that we have and the loved ones who surround us.

All Sides with Ann Fisher: Getting to know President Drake

November 20, 2014 - In his recent University Address, Ohio State President Michael V. Drake said the central tenet of the school’s land-grant mission has never been more relevant.