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Meet President Ted Carter

A nationally recognized higher education and military leader, Ohio State President Ted Carter officially joined the university community on January 1, 2024.

Recent messages and news

May 8, 2024

Ohio State president champions university mission at Ohio Statehouse

Ohio State News — Ohio State President Walter “Ted” Carter Jr. testified before the Ohio Senate Workforce and Higher Education Committee on May 8 as part of the state’s capital budget process.
May 1, 2024

Faculty and staff listening survey

I’m pleased to share we are launching a listening survey today to collect feedback from university faculty and staff.
April 29, 2024

A message from President Carter

Listening to the feedback from our community over the last several days, I want to set the record straight regarding the events that took place on the South Oval on April 25.
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Creating the solutions Ohioans need now

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Leadership and governance

Learn about the many groups and people who help guide Ohio State's work and ensure the university functions as a unified institution.


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