News & Notes

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.