News and Notes

May 06, 2018

Spring Update

Just in time for commencement, spring is finally — and thankfully — in full bloom. As always, it has been an exciting semester and academic year.
May 03, 2018

A Message from President Drake

President Michael V. Drake provides an update on the independent external investigation of sexual misconduct allegations against a former university-employed physician.
May 02, 2018

Panel Discussion on the American Talent Initiative

President Michael V. Drake, Kenyon College President Sean Decatur, and Chancellor Emeritus of the University of Maryland Brit Kirwan discussed the important work of the American Talent Initiative during a panel discussion Wednesday, May 2, 2018.
Apr 30, 2018

3 vital ways to measure how much a university education is worth

Ohio State President Michael V. Drake, University of Oregon President Michael Schill and University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel discuss ways to measure how much a university education is worth. – via The Conversation
Apr 29, 2018

Why Bill and Melinda Gates put 20,000 students through college

The University Innovation Alliance, of which Ohio State and President Michael V. Drake are founding members, is featured on CBS News’ 60 Minutes. – via CBS News
Apr 20, 2018

100 Top Colleges Vow To Enroll More Low-Income Students

College access and affordability: It's a common topic in higher education — because college is the one place that can really be a catapult when it comes to moving up the economic ladder. – via NPR
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