News and Notes

Feb 21, 2020

A presidential playlist celebrating Black History Month

As we celebrate Black History Month at The Ohio State University, I want to highlight some of my favorite jazz songs and explain why they mean so much to me. Please enjoy.
Feb 06, 2020

Public forums for presidential search to begin this month in addition to online engagement opportunities

The Ohio State University announced additional information about the search for the 16th president of the university, including a series of public forums and the release of the services agreement with the search firm.
Jan 30, 2020

Drake cites ‘unprecedented and measurable momentum’ in University Address

In what is expected to be his final State of the University Address, Ohio State President Michael V. Drake spoke of a university moving forward with unprecedented momentum.
Jan 16, 2020

University trustees announce presidential search process

The Ohio State University Board of Trustees today announced the process for seeking the 16th president in the history of the university to replace outgoing President Michael V. Drake.
Jan 07, 2020

Spring Semester Welcome

Welcome back, and best wishes for a safe, healthy and productive semester.
Image of President Drake at St. Mary's Food Bank
Dec 27, 2019

Fiesta Bowl showdown includes service project to feed the hungry

President Michael V. Drake joined members of the Clemson community, university leaders, students and alumni from both schools on a joint project to aid one of the largest food banks in the nation prior to the 2019 PlayStation Fiesta Bowl.
Dec 26, 2019

Season's greetings

Wishing you the light of the holiday season throughout the year.
Nov 28, 2019

Ohio State president helps serve Thanksgiving dinner

Ohio State University President Michael V. Drake joined a team of university volunteers to serve Thanksgiving Dinner to students, faculty and staff, and their families.
Nov 25, 2019

Ohio State awards President’s Prize to two outstanding scholars

The graduating seniors’ projects focus on changing the achievement gap in education and addressing technical barriers to success for the physically disabled.