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Speeches / Messages

The Office of the President delivers messaging that keeps the Ohio University community and interested external constituencies informed of key developments and important achievements. These speeches and messages are most often delivered by the president, but sometimes may be communicated by other appropriate University leaders with expertise specific to the topic.


July 15, 2014
President McDavis issues statement regarding East Green incident
Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis issued the following message to the University community regarding an incident Tuesday afternoon on East Green.
 
July 10, 2014
OHIO Guarantee makes college costs predictable
The following letter to the editor by Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis was published July 5 in The Columbus Dispatch.
 
April 30, 2014
President McDavis announces campaign goal achievement to University community
In this message sent to the Ohio University community on Tuesday, April 29, President Roderick J. McDavis announces the achievement of The Promise Lives Campaign goal.
 
April 29, 2014
Ohio University’s Promise Lives Campaign surpasses goal, continues to fill needs
Thanks to the generosity of nearly 75,000 alumni and friends, Ohio University’s The Promise Lives Campaign has surpassed its $450 million goal ahead of schedule. The Campaign, which will continue though June 30, 2015, seeks to secure an unprecedented level of financial support for OHIO.
 
April 25, 2014
President McDavis announces recommendation on tuition, fees
President McDavis has accepted the Budget Planning Council’s recommendation for 1.5 percent increase in tuition and fees and will present it to the Board of Trustees at its June 26 meeting on the Eastern Campus.
 
April 2, 2014
OHIO Guarantee tuition program receives chancellor’s approval [VIDEO]
The chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents has approved Ohio University’s new tuition guarantee program – named The OHIO Guarantee – setting in motion plans for a new transparent and predictable tuition structure to begin effective with the 2015-16 academic year. The proposal was adopted by the Ohio University Board of Trustees at their January meeting and passed to Chancellor John Carey for final approval.
 
March 20, 2014
Emeriti Day previews how campus will look in five to 10 years
President Roderick McDavis will speak at the Emeriti Day Reception, being held April 3 at 10 a.m. in the Schoonover Center lobby regarding building and renovation plans that will change the campus’s appearance considerably.
 
March 17, 2014
View the 2013 annual President’s Report online
The 2013 annual President’s Report outlines the most recent and noteworthy accomplishments of Ohio University faculty, staff, students and alumni and is now available online.
 
August 29, 2013
President McDavis delivers State of the University
On Aug. 28, Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis delivered his annual State of the University address to faculty and staff at the Margaret M. Walter Hall Rotunda. Below is a transcript of his remarks.
 
President’s State of the University address focuses on OHIO as “a force of change”
The 2013 Faculty and Staff Convocation on Aug. 28 allowed the Ohio University community an opportunity to reflect on the achievements of years past and to look ahead to the future in which OHIO is a force of change.
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Public Schedule

8/1/14 10:30 AM

Capital Funding and Priorities Committee Meeting

8/7/14 9:00 AM

NCAA Division I Board of Directors Meeting

8/18/14 3:00 PM

New Faculty Orientation