News & Notes

Ohio State names new Wexner Medical Center CEO

December 09, 2014 - Over the past year, the president of Ohio State University and an OSU search committee each worked to narrow separate lists of potential leaders of the Wexner Medical Center.

Behind the Scenes: Long friendship, short courtship in recruitment of new OSU Medical Center CEO

December 08, 2014 - Dr. Sheldon Retchin emerged quickly from a slate of 150 potential recruits for CEO of Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, with no less a champion than new university President Dr. Michael Drake.

A Message from President Drake: Leadership Announcement

December 08, 2014 - I am pleased to announce that Dr. Sheldon Retchin of Virginia Commonwealth University has accepted our offer to serve as executive vice president of health sciences and CEO of the Wexner Medical Center, effective March 2, 2015, subject to approval by the Board of Trustees

A Message from President Drake: Happy Thanksgiving

November 21, 2014 - This is the time of year when we pause to think about all that we have and the loved ones who surround us.

All Sides with Ann Fisher: Getting to know President Drake

November 20, 2014 - In his recent University Address, Ohio State President Michael V. Drake said the central tenet of the school’s land-grant mission has never been more relevant.

Ohio State President appointed to APLU Board of Directors

November 18, 2014 - The Ohio State University announced that President Michael V. Drake, MD, has been appointed to a three-year term as Secretary of the Council of Presidents of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU).

'Breaking new ground'

November 13, 2014 - The numbers are in, and more than $21 million was raised by riders and their supporters during Pelotonia 14. Those dollars move researchers and patients like Wally Yocum closer to a cancer-free world.

New James Cancer Hospital a ‘beacon of hope’

November 07, 2014 - Researchers and physicians will rub elbows in Ohio State's new $705 million facility, promoting advanced treatment and collaboration that could lead to a cure.

President Drake: Ohio State needs to stay true to roots, serve working class

October 31, 2014 - Dr. Michael V. Drake has been asked repeatedly about his vision for Ohio State University since he took over as president four months ago.

The heart of innovation

October 31, 2014 - In his first University Address, President Michael V. Drake discusses what it means to be a leading land-grant university in the 21st century.

OSU president visits Lima

October 15, 2014 - The Ohio State University at Lima welcomed OSU's new president to campus on Wednesday for his first visit, a city the president has wanted to visit ever since meeting a student from Lima 30 years ago.

A Message from President Drake: University Address

October 14, 2014 - President Michael V. Drake cordially invites you to attend his first University Address during the University Senate meeting on Thursday, October 30, 2014.

A Message from President Drake: New James Open House

October 09, 2014 - There are few diseases in this world as ubiquitous as cancer. Each of us likely knows someone – a parent, a colleague, a sibling, a friend – who has been affected by this indiscriminate disease.

A Message from President Drake: Distinguished Service Awards

October 03, 2014 - We are fortunate to have among us many extraordinary individuals who consistently share their talents with our community. With the fall semester under way, it is an excellent time to pause and recognize the contributions of these individuals.

A Message from President Drake: 2014 Bucks for Charity Drive

September 16, 2014 - As a land-grant institution, The Ohio State University is committed to transforming lives — across the street as well as around the globe.

Ohio State strong in college rankings

September 11, 2014 - As The Ohio State University welcomes its brightest class ever, U.S. News & World Report is again naming Ohio State the top public university in Ohio in its latest ranking of 268 national doctoral universities.

Introducing the best and brightest class

August 28, 2014 - The students who packed themselves into the frame for President Michael V. Drake’s selfie at the President’s Convocation Aug. 25 were once again part of a historically strong class of incoming students.

A Message from President Drake: Welcome home

August 26, 2014 - As you begin the first day of a new and exciting year ahead, let me be among the first to welcome you home to The Ohio State University!

President Drake looks ahead to new school year

August 21, 2014 - While he is no longer Ohio State’s newest Buckeye, President Drake considers himself one of the proudest.

The university speaks

July 16, 2014 - onCampus asked the Ohio State community what a new president needs to know. Here are some of the responses they received.