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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Congratulations, Class of 2022!

On Sunday, May 8, 2022, the Buckeye community celebrated the accomplishments of the Class of 2022 at spring commencement. President Johnson joined the day’s speakers in calling upon graduates to seize opportunity — and create it for others.

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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 28, 2022

Statement on the passing of Judge Steve Hayes

The Ohio State University and Buckeye Nation mourn the passing of a loyal friend and supporter, Steve Hayes.
May 26, 2022

Notes from a Fellow Buckeye

The tragic and senseless shooting in Texas on Tuesday undoubtedly has affected many of us and stirred great sorrow. All of Buckeye Nation joins in mourning for the victims, as we did for those killed in the mass-shooting in Buffalo and all other acts of violence nationwide. Personally, I am devastated by these massacres.
May 19, 2022

President Johnson and Veronica Meinhard $1 million donation to create new endowed scholarships

The Ohio State University President Kristina M. Johnson and her wife, Veronica Meinhard, have donated $1 million to the university. The gift included two endowed scholarships that focus on student-athletes and first-generation students.