News & Notes
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.
February 12, 2019 - Our Ohio State community suffered a tragic loss with the death of Mansfield student Skylar Williams.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
November 13, 2018 - As Buckeyes, we are steadfast in our commitment to improving lives in Ohio and beyond.
October 29, 2018
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.
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.
August 21, 2018 - Whether you are #new2OSU or returning to campus, the spirit of a new academic year is in the air.
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.
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.
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.
May 23, 2018 - Colleges and universities across the nation continue to focus on efforts to close the achievement gap at their institutions. At Ohio State, among a number of other steps, we have committed more than $100 million in additional need-based aid for low- and moderate-income students since 2015.
May 17, 2018 - This month, Ohio State awarded the largest number of degrees and certificates in university history at spring commencement. Recent Buckeye graduates report accepting positions in 96 percent of Ohio’s most in-demand employment areas. Read more on LinkedIn.
May 06, 2018 - Just in time for commencement, spring is finally — and thankfully — in full bloom. As always, it has been an exciting semester and academic year.
May 03, 2018 - President Michael V. Drake provides an update on the independent external investigation of sexual misconduct allegations against a former university-employed physician.
May 02, 2018 - President Michael V. Drake, Kenyon College President Sean Decatur, and Chancellor Emeritus of the University of Maryland Brit Kirwan discussed the important work of the American Talent Initiative during a panel discussion Wednesday, May 2, 2018.