News and Notes

Feb 12, 2019

Statement from President Michael V. Drake

Our Ohio State community suffered a tragic loss with the death of Mansfield student Skylar Williams.
Feb 02, 2019

A Message from President Drake: Strauss Investigation Update

Yesterday, we announced that Ohio State will cover the cost of professionally certified counseling services needed by our former students as a result of Dr. Strauss' conduct during their time at Ohio State. 
Jan 25, 2019

Our university’s historic momentum

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. – via LinkedIn
Jan 07, 2019

Spring Semester Welcome

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.
Dec 17, 2018

Activating talent at Ohio State

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. – via LinkedIn
Nov 28, 2018

Ohio State's land-grant heritage

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. – via LinkedIn
Nov 15, 2018

A Message from President Drake

I write to provide the latest update on the independent sexual misconduct investigation of former university employee Dr. Richard Strauss, who died in 2005.
Nov 13, 2018

Buckeyes Give Thanks

As Buckeyes, we are steadfast in our commitment to improving lives in Ohio and beyond.
Oct 29, 2018

Statement from President Michael V. Drake on the Pittsburgh synagogue shootings

On behalf of The Ohio State University, Brenda and I want to express our horror and sadness following the tragic loss of life at Tree of Life synagogue.