News and Notes

Apr 13, 2018

A Message from President Drake

Nothing is more difficult for our campus than losing young lives. We feel each loss from many different perspectives.
Apr 09, 2018

A Message from President Drake

Two recent tragic incidents on our campus have resulted in the death of a student and in serious injury to a former student.
Mar 21, 2018

Greater accessibility boosts value of college degree

President Michael V. Drake discuses Ohio State's participation in the American Talent Initiative and the importance of increasing higher education access and affordability. – via The Columbus Dispatch
Jan 09, 2018

2018 State of the University Address

Read and watch President Michael V. Drake’s 2018 State of the University Address, given on Thursday, January 25, 2018.
Jan 08, 2018

A Message from President Drake: Spring Semester Update

The new year provides the opportunity to forge ahead with renewed energy. As we consider our past and plan for our future, I am pleased to report that the value of an Ohio State education — and our momentum as a university — have never been greater.
Dec 01, 2017

Dr. Michael V. Drake drives future success at The Ohio State University

President Michael V. Drake discusses Ohio State's momentum. – via Smart Business Magazine
Nov 27, 2017

#BuckeyeStrong: A Moment of Reflection

Last November, Buckeye Nation came together in the wake of an attack on our Columbus campus. A year later, we remain firmly united — secure in the knowledge that we are defined by our strength and our solidarity during challenging and uncertain times.
Nov 25, 2017

Michael V. Drake: Tax bills could put college out of reach

President Michael V. Drake and University of Michigan President Mark S. Schlissel raise concerns about the Tax Reform and Jobs Act passed Nov. 16. – via The Columbus Dispatch
Nov 23, 2017

A Message from President Drake: Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day allows us all to take a much-needed break from our busy lives and focus on giving thanks and celebrating our many blessings.