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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Stay Healthy, Buckeyes!

Buckeyes should continue to take necessary precautions against COVID-19, including receiving vaccination and booster shots for which they are eligible. Visit the Safe and Healthy Buckeyes website for the latest guidance.

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State of the University Address

On Thursday, April 21, 2022, President Johnson updated the Ohio State community on our progress toward becoming the absolute model land-grant university for the 21st century.

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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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May 02, 2022

President Johnson joins College Football Playoff Board of Managers

Ohio State University President Kristina M. Johnson has been named to the College Football Playoff Board of Managers. The board is made up of presidents and chancellors from the 10 Football Bowl Subdivision conferences and independent Notre Dame. Johnson will represent the Big Ten Conference, replacing Penn State University President Eric Barron.
Apr 28, 2022

Notes from a Fellow Buckeye

As we approach the close of another wonderful semester, I commend each of you for the many ways you contribute to our Ohio State family. Whether you have come here to earn a degree, create new knowledge or grow your career, all of us help advance our university’s founding mission of learning and service in real and meaningful ways. Thank you, and Go Buckeyes!
Apr 21, 2022

President Johnson heralds Ohio State’s commitment to service, excellence

In her 2022 State of the University address, President Kristina M. Johnson emphasized The Ohio State University’s role in attracting Intel’s new semiconductor campus to Ohio and implementing the Scarlet and Gray Advantage program to give undergraduate students the opportunity for a debt-free education, and announced a record $1.24 billion in research and development.