News & Notes

Statement on Gov. Mike DeWine's news conference on Richard Strauss

May 20, 2019 - President Michael V. Drake issued a statement in response to Gov. Mike DeWine's May 20, 2019 press conference on Richard Strauss.

A Message from President Drake: Strauss Investigation Report

May 17, 2019

Search Advisory Committee for the Senior Vice President for Student Life

April 04, 2019

Statement on Gov. Mike DeWine's 2020-2021 budget

March 15, 2019 - President Michael V. Drake issued a statement on the release of Gov. Mike DeWine's state budget.

Statement on the 2019 State of the State Address

March 05, 2019 - President Michael V. Drake issued a statement in response to Gov. Mike DeWine's 2019 State of the State Address.

A Message from President Drake

February 20, 2019 - I am pleased to share that the university has announced Harold L. Paz, MD, as the Executive Vice President and Chancellor for Health Affairs at Ohio State.

Statement from President Michael V. Drake

February 12, 2019 - Our Ohio State community suffered a tragic loss with the death of Mansfield student Skylar Williams.

LinkedIn: Our university’s historic momentum

January 25, 2019 - The Ohio State University is one of the most dynamic and impactful universities in the nation. Thanks to the tremendous efforts of our faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends over the past year, many of our most significant indicators are accelerating: record number of applications, best prepared and most diverse incoming class and historic highs in graduation rates.

Spring Semester Welcome

January 07, 2019 - Wishing all Ohio State students, faculty and staff a wonderful start to the new year and spring semester. Together, let's make 2019 the best year ever.

LinkedIn: Activating talent at Ohio State

December 17, 2018 - A college degree is a bridge to economic security and a higher quality of life for many, but the investment can sometimes seem like a bridge too far — for even the most talented students and their families.

LinkedIn: Ohio State's land-grant heritage

November 28, 2018 - At the annual meeting of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities earlier this month, I was privileged to hear Walter Isaacson, professor of history at Tulane and past CEO of the Aspen Institute, discuss the significant role universities play in making communities more resilient, creative and innovative.

A Message from President Drake

November 15, 2018 - I write to provide the latest update on the independent sexual misconduct investigation of former university employee Dr. Richard Strauss, who died in 2005.

Buckeyes Give Thanks

November 13, 2018 - As Buckeyes, we are steadfast in our commitment to improving lives in Ohio and beyond.

Statement from President Michael V. Drake on the Pittsburgh synagogue shootings

October 29, 2018

A Message from President Drake

September 11, 2018 - As you may be aware, the university convened a task force in the spring to review suicide prevention efforts and mental health support services. Read more.

Autumn Semester Welcome to Staff and Faculty

August 21, 2018 - I hope you had a wonderful summer. As we begin another academic year, I want to take a moment to share some updates.

Autumn Semester Welcome to Students

August 21, 2018 - Whether you are #new2OSU or returning to campus, the spirit of a new academic year is in the air.

President Drake’s 2018 State Tour highlights Ohio State’s far-reaching impact

July 26, 2018 - President Michael V. Drake made a number of stops in northwest Ohio to experience Ohio State’s impact during the first leg of his annual State Tour June 20-21.

Ohio State to expand unprecedented affordability commitment

June 04, 2018 - Low- and moderate-income students at Ohio State’s five regional campuses soon will have unprecedented support to cover the cost of their tuition and mandatory fees.

LinkedIn: Expanding access to an affordable and excellent Buckeye education

June 01, 2018 - As part of our commitment to provide greater access, affordability and excellence, I am proud to announce the expansion of the Buckeye Opportunity Program.