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Ohio State University seal on The Oval
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Ohio State University is extending online courses in place of face-to-face classes for the rest of the semester, adding a week to its spring break and sending students home.

Aerial view of The Oval on Ohio State University's campus
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Ohio State University has suspended all in-person classes through at least March 30 due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, or COVID-19, and put a stop to all university-sponsored international travel.

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The Ohio State University has released more details about its search for a new president. 

Ohio State president Michael Drake is leaving his position at the end of the school year.
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Ohio State University president Michael Drake gave his final "State of the University" address Thursday, speaking about student debt as well as mental health.

Medical Board Complaint Filed Against Ohio State President

Jan 28, 2020
Steven Snyder-Hill, who claims he was abused by former Ohio State team doctor Richard Strauss, is now a lead plaintiff in a lawsuit against the school.
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One of the men alleging sexual abuse by now-dead Ohio State team doctor Richard Strauss says he has filed two related complaints with the State Medical Board of Ohio. 

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The search for a new Ohio State University president moves forward with the help of a Washington, D.C.-based executive search firm.

Ohio State president Michael Drake is leaving his position at the end of the school year.
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As he steps down as Ohio State University's president after five years, Michael Drake says the school's recent challenges and controversies had no impact on his decision.

The Ohio State University President Michael Drake speaks during a vigil Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, following an attack on campus the previous day.
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The tenure of Ohio State University President Michael Drake will come to an end next year. Drake says he will retire following the 2019-2020 school year.

In a surprise move, the NCAA says it intends to allow college athletes to earn compensation — but it says it's only starting to work out the details of how that would take place. The organization's board of governors said Tuesday that it had voted unanimously to permit student-athletes to benefit from the use of their name, image and likeness.

The Ohio State University President Michael Drake speaks during a vigil Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, following an attack on campus the previous day.
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Ohio State University President Michael Drake continues his opposition to allowing college athletes be paid for the use of their likeness.

Ohio State President Michael Drake

Sep 24, 2019
The Ohio State University President Michael Drake speaks during a vigil Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, following an attack on campus the previous day.
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Ohio State President Michael V. Drake, as chair of the board of governors for the National Collegiate Athletic Association, is leading a charge against the California bill that would permit college athletes in that state to earn income from their name, image and likeness. 

The NCAA says that the measure would give California schools an unfair competitive advantage in the recruitment process, and would eventually disqualify them from participation in NCAA competitions.

Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher, Michael Drake talks about college athletics and more. 

 

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The Ohio State University plans to increase its minimum wage for non-union and Wexner Medical Center employees to $15 an hour starting next year.

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The Ohio State University is poised to fire an associate professor from the Fisher College of Business for steering a state Medicaid contract to her private business.

Then Ohio State president Edward Jennings is photographed in front of University Hall.
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Ohio State President Michael Drake is remembering former university president Edward Jennings, who has died at 82.

Dr. Richard Strauss
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Sixteen more Ohio State alumni sued the university Wednesday over how school officials dealt with a team doctor who an investigation recently concluded had sexually abused at least 177 young men between 1979 and 1997.

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