News and Notes

Dec 10, 2020

Leadership search committee update

I write to provide you with details on the national search for Ohio State’s next executive vice president and provost.
Dec 03, 2020

Leadership announcement

I write to share with you today that Susan Basso, Senior Vice President, Talent, Culture and Human Resources, has decided to step down from her position.
Dec 02, 2020

Honoring the culmination of our university sesquicentennial

As we approach the close of our sesquicentennial, I continue to be impressed and encouraged by how the Buckeye community has rallied to overcome significant obstacles throughout the past year. Our perseverance and willingness to collaborate are our greatest strengths.
Dec 01, 2020

University leadership announcement

I write to share with you that Dr. Bruce A. McPheron, who has provided exceptional service to his alma mater in a number of roles, has decided to step down from his position as executive vice president and provost, effective this coming summer.
Dec 01, 2020

Reflections of a first-year Buckeye

I hope you had a safe and healthy Thanksgiving holiday. This week is the last for regularly scheduled classes in an autumn semester like no other in our university’s history.
Nov 24, 2020

Reflections of a first-year Buckeye

We are entering the final weeks of an unusual autumn semester in which we have met and overcome many challenges. We have much to be grateful for this Thanksgiving holiday.
Nov 19, 2020

Additional action steps to battle COVID-19

Surging cases of COVID-19 across Ohio have prompted a statewide curfew, a stay-at-home advisory in the Columbus area, and the declaration that Franklin County has gone purple — reflecting “severe” exposure and spread of the virus. This is a moment for every Buckeye to help turn the tide. To that end, the university is implementing several additional action steps.
Nov 17, 2020

Reflections of a first-year Buckeye

I want to express again my thanks and pride in our community as we collectively battle COVID-19. Your efforts to keep our campuses open this fall while learning, teaching, advancing research and scholarship, and caring for patients and their families have been extraordinary.
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Nov 15, 2020

Campus departure plans for the winter break

I am writing to you this Sunday to express both my appreciation for your efforts and support, and to share our campus-departure guidelines for the winter break. We provide these plans to help you return home safely and not spread the virus to your home communities, family and friends.