News & Notes

A Message from President Drake: University Address

October 14, 2014 - President Michael V. Drake cordially invites you to attend his first University Address during the University Senate meeting on Thursday, October 30, 2014.

A Message from President Drake: New James Open House

October 09, 2014 - There are few diseases in this world as ubiquitous as cancer. Each of us likely knows someone – a parent, a colleague, a sibling, a friend – who has been affected by this indiscriminate disease.

A Message from President Drake: Distinguished Service Awards

October 03, 2014 - We are fortunate to have among us many extraordinary individuals who consistently share their talents with our community. With the fall semester under way, it is an excellent time to pause and recognize the contributions of these individuals.

A Message from President Drake: 2014 Bucks for Charity Drive

September 16, 2014 - As a land-grant institution, The Ohio State University is committed to transforming lives — across the street as well as around the globe.

Ohio State strong in college rankings

September 11, 2014 - As The Ohio State University welcomes its brightest class ever, U.S. News & World Report is again naming Ohio State the top public university in Ohio in its latest ranking of 268 national doctoral universities.

Introducing the best and brightest class

August 28, 2014 - The students who packed themselves into the frame for President Michael V. Drake’s selfie at the President’s Convocation Aug. 25 were once again part of a historically strong class of incoming students.

President Drake looks ahead to new school year

August 21, 2014 - While he is no longer Ohio State’s newest Buckeye, President Drake considers himself one of the proudest.

The university speaks

July 16, 2014 - onCampus asked the Ohio State community what a new president needs to know. Here are some of the responses they received.

Mission: A better experience for all

July 16, 2014 - Michael V. Drake is a man who wants to make a difference — locally to globally — and in Ohio State he saw “a bigger stage” and all the opportunities that the depth and breadth of the university present.

Ohio State President Drake says he’ll focus on students

July 10, 2014 - President Michael V. Drake sees Ohio State’s main priorities as educating “the next generation of leaders” and creating “new knowledge” through research discoveries that help people around the globe as well as in Ohio.

New OSU president sees chance to shape higher ed from ‘bigger stage’

July 09, 2014 - Iconic traditions, the land-grant mission to improve society and the chance to leverage Ohio State University’s sheer size attracted Michael Drake to the school, the new president told reporters Wednesday in his second week on the job.

A Message from President Drake: Team Buckeye

July 02, 2014 - I write to share a bit about why I am looking forward to riding with Team Buckeye in Pelotonia later this summer.

Campus and beyond: President Drake's first day

June 30, 2014 - President Michael V. Drake spent his first day meeting with students, faculty and staff before taking part in a community-wide partnership that includes Ohio State and will improve the lives of people living on Columbus’ Near East Side.

A Message from President Drake: Greetings

June 30, 2014 - I am honored to join The Ohio State University today with the privilege of serving as the university's 15th president.

True believer

June 27, 2014 - Raised in a medical household, President-designate Michael V. Drake, MD, explains his views on the power of medicine and the land-grant mission.