News & Notes

A Message from President Drake: Strauss Investigation Update

October 01, 2019

OSU President visits Scioto County Fair

August 31, 2019 - Each summer, we travel across Ohio with students, leaders and friends to connect with communities throughout our great state. Most recently, in southern and southwestern Ohio, we visited towns and cities in five counties. – via The Portsmouth Daily Times

President's Welcome Message

August 20, 2019 - President Michael V. Drake welcomes colleagues back for the 2019 academic year.

Statement on the passing of former university president Edward H. Jennings

August 14, 2019

Statement on the state budget

July 18, 2019 - President Michael V. Drake issued a statement in response to Gov. Mike DeWine signing the two-year budget bill on Thursday, July 18.

President Drake’s thoughts on OSU’s 2019 State Tour stops

June 28, 2019 - Ohio State President Michael V. Drake shared his thoughts about the first leg of the 2019 Ohio State Tour in northwest Ohio. – via The Advertiser-Tribune

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