News and Notes

Mar 05, 2019

Statement on the 2019 State of the State Address

President Michael V. Drake issued a statement in response to Gov. Mike DeWine's 2019 State of the State Address.
Feb 20, 2019

A Message from President Drake

I am pleased to share that the university has announced Harold L. Paz, MD, as the Executive Vice President and Chancellor for Health Affairs at Ohio State.
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 24, 2019

Ohio State will commit $45 million to need-based student aid next academic year

Ohio State University President Michael V. Drake announced in his 2019 State of the University Address a commitment of more than $45 million to support efforts to make an excellent Ohio State education more accessible and affordable.
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