Helping Buckeyes Thrive

President Johnson is committed to helping all Buckeyes thrive. View the latest updates and learn about the university’s holistic approach to enhancing the health, safety and well-being of Ohio State’s campus communities.

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Statewide Connections

President Johnson, students and University leaders visited the Miami Valley region during the annual State Tour. The stops in Dayton, Springfield and Yellow Springs were opportunities to see the broad impact of Ohio State firsthand.

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Building the Silicon Heartland

Following Intel's announcement to build a $20 billion semiconductor manufacturing campus in central Ohio, the university is poised to play a significant role supporting the workforce and research needs of the largest single private-sector investment in state history.

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Aug 11, 2022

Ohio State president talks research, college affordability, summer reads before semester

It's been an exciting week for Ohio State President Kristina M. Johnson. You can tell from the selfies she gleefully swiped through on her phone Wednesday afternoon. Just a day earlier, she was a guest at the White House, one of several higher education leaders who got to witness as President Joe Biden officially signed the CHIPS Act into law on Tuesday. -via the Columbus Dispatch
Aug 08, 2022

President Johnson joins Pelotonia 2022 for in-person ride

Ohio State University President Kristina M. Johnson joined the university’s superpeloton, Team Buckeye, as honorary captain for the second year. The team includes Ohio State students, faculty, staff and alumni, as well as their families and friends.
Aug 07, 2022

Graduates praised for their grit, determination at Ohio State’s commencement

In the words of The Ohio State University President Kristina M. Johnson, few commencement speakers have had such a direct impact on the lives of students as Jane Grote Abell. “How many of you have relied on great Columbus-style, edge-to-edge pizzas from Donatos to get you through Ohio State?” Johnson asked graduates at the 2022 summer commencement.