|Board of Trustees approve faculty compensation plan|
At the most recent meeting in June, Ohio University’s Board of Trustees followed recommendations of the Faculty Total Compensation Task Force and set aside $2.04 million as one step in a multi-year plan to move faculty compensation levels to third among four-year public universities in Ohio.
|Volunteers start training to support sexual assault survivors|
Nine people of diverse backgrounds attended a session of the Ohio University Survivor Advocacy Outreach Program in Baker University Center last week, the first of multiple sessions designed to educate volunteers about how to adequately respond and support victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking, rape culture, and intimate partner violence in Athens, Meigs and Perry counties.
|Dr. Holly Raffle named 2014 "Prevention Champion" by State Mental, Addiction Agency|
The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) has named Ohio University faculty member Holly Raffle, Ph.D., its 2014 Prevention Champion of the Year. Dr. Raffle, an assistant professor with the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs Institute for Local Government Administration and Rural Development, was honored last week as part of the 25th annual Ohio Prevention and Education Conference (OPEC).<br /> <br />“‘Heart of the community,’ ‘empowerment,’ ‘patient,’ ‘visionary’ and ‘brilliant’ are but a few of the words stakeholders and staff use to describe Dr. Raffle and her work,” said Dr. Tammy Collins, deputy director for prevention and wellness programming at OhioMHAS. Dr. Raffle is very deserving of this award as she shares the value and vision that all Ohioans deserve to live in happy, healthy and safe communities."
|Journalism faculty play lead role in statewide public records audit|
Several E.W. Scripps School of Journalism faculty played key roles in a statewide public records audit conducted by the Ohio Coalition for Open Government, the results of which were widely published throughout Ohio.
|School of Journalism’s Mary Rogus wins AEJMC’s Bliss Award|
Associate Professor Mary Rogus of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism has been awarded the 2014 Edward L. Bliss Award for Distinguished Broadcast Journalism Education.
|Local residents can purchase compost from OHIO|
Home gardeners and landscaping businesses interested in creating a healthy yard full of green, leafy plants, vegetables and colorful flowers have been fertilizing their gardens with compost purchased from the Ohio University Compost Facility located along Dairy Lane.
|Brobst: 'Great Game' maneuvers continue on chessboard of Afghanistan|
Proxies, puppets, pawns. From the "Great Game" of British imperialism in the 19th century through the Cold War in the 20th century—conflict in Central Asia could still be looked at today as a continuation of hundreds of years of "proxy warfare" between the world's great powers.<br /><br />Dr. John Brobst, Associate Professor of History at Ohio University, authored an article on "Multiplayer Great Game: Nineteenth Century Maneuvers on the Chessboard of Afghanistan" in The<br />Fletcher Society Review.