News & Notes

Statement by President Drake on the Retirement Announcement of U.S. House Speaker John Boehner

September 25, 2015 - "We are grateful for John Boehner's many years of outstanding service in Congress..."

A Message from President Drake: AAU campus climate survey

September 21, 2015 - Last spring, Ohio State students had the opportunity to participate in the Association of American Universities (AAU) campus climate survey on sexual assault and sexual misconduct. The university voluntarily committed to take part in this survey as part of ongoing efforts to enhance prevention and support.

Ohio State to use data to boost student achievement

September 19, 2015 - During the summer, Ohio State University President Michael Drake was busy traveling through our state talking with lawmakers and city leaders about his 2020 vision to make a college education more accessible.

OSU making strides with water quality

September 18, 2015 - It’s been one year since the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University launched its Nutrient Stewardship for Cleaner Water Signature Program, and already the initiative is making strides in working to improve water quality in Ohio.

Ohio State announces comprehensive plan to combat sexual misconduct and relationship violence

September 17, 2015 - The Ohio State University announced today a comprehensive plan to combat sexual misconduct and relationship violence that combines new initiatives with programs developed over the last several years.

A Message from President Drake: Buckeyes ACT

September 17, 2015 - Sexual misconduct and relationship violence are of deep concern to us all. Today, Ohio State is announcing a comprehensive plan to combat these issues called Buckeyes ACT (Action, Counseling, Training).

A Message from President Drake: Autumn Note

September 16, 2015 - In the past few weeks we have seen an exciting start to autumn semester. This reminds me of how we all work together to make Ohio State a wonderful place.

Ohio State University has highest graduation rate of Ohio four-year public schools

September 14, 2015 - At 83 percent, Ohio State University has the highest graduation rate among the 13 public colleges in Ohio, according to the national College Scorecard.

A Message from President Drake: Join the 2015 Bucks for Charity Drive

September 14, 2015 - At Ohio State, giving back is a core value that defines us – both as individuals and as Buckeyes.

President Drake visits Ohio State Mansfield (Storify)

September 09, 2015 - The event marks the first visit by the newly named university president to The Ohio State University at Mansfield.

Faces of affordability

September 09, 2015 - Thanks in part to 2015 President’s Affordability Grants, approximately 12,000 students arrived on the Ohio State campus this autumn with increased financial support.

Ohio State president talks role of regional campuses

September 09, 2015 - Ohio State University President Dr. Michael Drake paid a visit to the university’s Mansfield campus Wednesday to share his mission for Ohio State and how regional campuses play into its success, among other topics.

Ohio State president visits Mansfield campus (VIDEO)

September 09, 2015 - The Ohio State University-Mansfield campus had a special guest Wednesday.

OSU president visits Mansfield campus

September 09, 2015 - On his first visit to the Mansfield campus, Ohio State University President Michael V. Drake shared his thoughts on many things — from the James Cancer Hospital’s perfect score by reviewers to the Buckeyes’ Monday night win over Virginia Tech — but the conversation kept coming back to partnerships.

Keeping college affordable

September 02, 2015 - Ohio State’s affordability summit engaged the university community in a robust discussion on how it will lead the national conversation on affordable excellence.

Vision on tour

September 01, 2015 - Ohio State President Michael V. Drake got an up-close look this past summer at some of Ohio’s high points when he led a group of faculty, staff, students and administrators on a two-part, four-day state tour, seeing first-hand a few places where Ohio State’s considerable intellectual strength benefits local communities.

A Message from President Drake: Welcome Home

August 25, 2015 - There is nothing more exciting than the first week of school! I had a wonderful time meeting students and families at Move-In and other events over the weekend.

The Columbus Welcome (Storify)

August 25, 2015 - First-year students at The Ohio State University are welcomed to the city of Columbus!

Ohio State marks new school year with most talented and diverse freshman class ever

August 21, 2015 - The Ohio State University expects to enroll its most talented and diverse class ever, as more than 7,000 new freshmen begin their college careers with the start of autumn semester on Aug. 25.

"Opportunities for the people of Ohio"

August 18, 2015 - President Michael V. Drake took his 2020 Vision on the road this summer to the small towns and big cities of Ohio.