The Ohio State University

Office of the President

Incoming Ohio State President Ted Carter
Incoming President Carter

Walter “Ted” Carter Jr. was appointed as the 17th president of The Ohio State University by the Board of Trustees on August 22, 2023. He will begin his tenure at Ohio State on January 1, 2024.

Acting Ohio State President and Executive Vice President of Research, Innovation and Knowledge Peter Mohler
Acting President Mohler

The Ohio State University Board of Trustees appointed Peter Mohler as acting president effective immediately. He coordinates closely with incoming President Carter and the board to ensure a smooth transition into the new year.

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Helping Buckeyes Thrive

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

Ohio State's Shared Values

Reinforcing our ethical culture and living out these principles helps advance our core work of teaching, learning, research and service. 

News and Notes

Read the latest messages, statements and updates from the Office of the President.


Contact the Office

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