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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.

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Feb. 23, 2024

In first board meeting as president, Ohio State's Ted Carter addresses Buckeye “passion”

The Columbus Dispatch — The last Ohio State University Board of Trustees meeting Ted Carter attended was in August on the day he was formally announced as the university's 17th president. “It was a day I will never forget,” he told trustees.
Feb. 19, 2024

Wolfe Foundation gives $50 million toward hospital tower, honors John F. Wolfe

Ohio State News — The foundation has made a $50 million commitment to The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s Hospital Tower project, set to open in 2026. This is among the largest gifts ever made to the medical center.
Feb. 7, 2024

Leadership announcement

I’m pleased to share that I have named Katie Hall as senior vice president of talent, culture and human resources, pending approval by the Board of Trustees at the February meeting.
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