Leadership and Committees

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Board of Trustees
Ohio State is governed by a 20-member Board of Trustees that oversees academic programs, budgets, administration and employment.
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Commission on Student Mental Health and Well-Being
The commission has developed evidence-based, actionable and solutions-focused recommendations to optimize student well-being.
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President and Provost's Council on Sustainability
The President and Provost's Council on Sustainability (PPCS) advances sustainable practices, programs and projects throughout the university.
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President and Provost's Council on Women
The President and Provost's Council on Women (PPCW) advocates to the president and provost for the advancement of Ohio State women and equitable opportunities and the removal of barriers for all women employed by the university.
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President's and Provost's Advisory Committee
The President's and Provost's Advisory Committee (PPAC) consists of faculty advisors who serve as Ohio Eminent Scholars or University Distinguished Professors.
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President's Cabinet
President’s Cabinet consists of senior leaders from across the university who advise the president on short-, medium- and long-term issues, priorities and initiatives.
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Task Force on Community Safety and Well-Being
The task force analyzed safety issues affecting Ohio State community members and works to implement recommendations to improve the security, sense of belonging and community confidence of those engaging on campus and near the university.
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Task Force on Racism and Racial Inequities
The task force engaged with students, faculty and staff on the topic of racism and racial inequities to develop tangible recommendations to help Ohio State become a truly anti-racist community.
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Task Force on Sexual Abuse
The University Senate convened the task force to review sexual abuse cases and foster a culture of awareness and compliance.
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University Senate
Comprised of faculty, students, staff and administrators, the University Senate is the shared governing body of The Ohio State University and advises campus leaders on key educational and academic policy concerns.
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University Staff Advisory Committee
The University Staff Advisory Committee (USAC) is an advisory body to the university president and provides a forum through which staff can raise, discuss issues and make recommendations to support Ohio State’s mission.