News and Notes

Jun 01, 2018

Expanding access to an affordable and excellent Buckeye education

As part of our commitment to provide greater access, affordability and excellence, I am proud to announce the expansion of the Buckeye Opportunity Program. – via LinkedIn
May 23, 2018

All the difference in the world

Colleges and universities across the nation continue to focus on efforts to close the achievement gap at their institutions. At Ohio State, among a number of other steps, we have committed more than $100 million in additional need-based aid for low- and moderate-income students since 2015. – via LinkedIn
May 17, 2018

Ohio State joins statewide initiative to close attainment gap

This month, Ohio State awarded the largest number of degrees and certificates in university history at spring commencement. – via LinkedIn
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