Speeches

2020 State of the University Address

January 30, 2020 - Read President Michael V. Drake's 2020 State of the University Address.

2019 State of the University Address

January 24, 2019 - Read and watch President Michael V. Drake's 2019 State of the University Address.

2018 State of the University Address

January 25, 2018 - Read President Michael V. Drake's 2018 State of the University Address.

The 50 Club of Cleveland

March 06, 2017 - President Drake spoke about the important role Ohio State plays in our region at The 50 Club of Cleveland.

2017 State of the University Address: Campus of the Future

January 19, 2017 - Read and watch President Michael V. Drake's 2017 State of the University Address.

Sen. John Glenn Memorial

December 17, 2016 - President Drake spoke at the memorial service for Sen. John Glenn.

Columbus Metropolitan Club Forum

September 28, 2016 - President Drake delivered a speech to the Columbus Metropolitan Club.

21st-Century Ohio State: Re-envisioning Our Land-Grant Mission

February 19, 2016 - President Drake delivered a speech about re-envisioning Ohio State's land-grant mission to the City Club of Cleveland.

2020 Vision: A Focus on Excellence

January 22, 2016 - President Drake spoke about Ohio State's vision for 2020 to focus on excellence.

2020 Vision: Investing in Inclusive Excellence

March 31, 2015 - Read and watch President Michael V. Drake's speech on investing in inclusive excellence.

The Heart of Innovation: Our 21st-Century Land-Grant Mission

October 30, 2014 - Read and watch President Michael V. Drake's speech on Ohio State's 21st-century land-grant mission.