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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.

Building the Silicon Heartland

As Intel begins construction on 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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Nov 28, 2022

Leadership transition

I am writing to you to let you know that I have made the difficult decision to step down as president following commencement at the end of the academic year. I am very proud of all that we have accomplished together. It’s been a privilege to serve this incredible university, and I have been honored to work as part of this brilliant, dedicated and passionate community.
Nov 24, 2022

President Johnson helps serve Thanksgiving dinner for Ohio State community

Ohio State University President Kristina M. Johnson and her wife, Veronica Meinhard, joined a team of university volunteers to serve an early Thanksgiving dinner to students, faculty and staff Wednesday at the Ohio Union.
Nov 21, 2022

A message of gratitude

As we enter this season of gratitude, Veronica and I are so thankful to be part of a community like ours. As Buckeyes, we have faced challenges, celebrated great successes and shown remarkable resilience. Ohio State is truly a special place because of your hard work and dedication.