News and Notes

Mar 15, 2020

Update regarding housing and dining refunds

President Drake announced prorated refunds to students for housing and dining services.
Mar 13, 2020

A message from President Drake

President Drake reached out to Ohio State faculty and staff to thank them for their dedication during this extraordinary time for our university and community.
Mar 12, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates: classes, university housing, extension of spring break and travel

President Drake announced additional updated guidance for students, faculty and staff in response to the international outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Mar 09, 2020

Coronavirus updates: classes, work arrangements, travel and events

President Drake announced updated guidance for students, faculty and staff in response to the international outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
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.