News and Notes

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.
Nov 20, 2017

Ohio State selects two scholars for 2018 President’s Prize

The Ohio State University has selected two graduating seniors as recipients of the 2018 President’s Prize, the highest university recognition bestowed on exceptional students committed to making our world a better place through ambitious, transformational ideas and actions. – via Ohio State News
Nov 13, 2017

Letter to the Ohio Congressional Delegation regarding H.R. 1

The Ohio State University is discouraged to see that H.R. 1 continues to include the repeal of provisions that encourage employers to help students with their education expenses. – via Ohio State Office of the President
Oct 12, 2017

A Message from President Drake: Celebrating 150 Years

Ohio State was established in 1870 to bring an excellent education within reach of all. Almost 150 years later, we continue to advance our founding land-grant mission while defining what it means to be a flagship public research university in the 21st century.