|Trustees approve FY2017 budget Jun 24|
The Ohio University Board of Trustees approved the fiscal year 2017 budget and discussed strategic planning efforts at meetings on the Lancaster Campus during the June 2016 meeting.
|Trustees announce presidential search committee, launch website Jun 24|
The Board of Trustees announced today the names of the 21-person search committee charged with finding Ohio University’s 21st president.
|OHIO researchers discover oldest evidence of 'farming' Jun 24|
A team including Ohio University researchers has found evidence of the oldest known agriculture - not by humans, but insects.
|Molly Johnson named associate director of nursing at Ohio University Southern Jun 24|
Associate Professor Molly Johnson has been named associate director of nursing at Ohio University Southern.
|Sitterley trusts directed to Ohio University will support scholarships for Fairfield and Hocking County students Jun 24|
Four charitable trusts created by Fairfield and Hocking County families – collectively totaling more than $5.1 million – are now held within The Ohio University Foundation’s endowment. Trustee William J. Sitterley, a principal member at Sitterley, Vandervoort, and Davis in Lancaster, Ohio, and his wife Sally, trust administrator, recently transferred the trusts to The Foundation to provide Fairfield and Hocking County students attending Ohio University with scholarships, as well as to continue these families’ legacies into perpetuity.
|Black Alumni Reunion 2016 promises to be “Straight Outta OHIO” Jun 24|
Ohio University will welcome alumni and friends to Athens for Black Alumni Reunion 2016 (#OHIOBAR2016) September 15-18. More than 350 Bobcats participated via survey to select “Straight Outta OHIO” as the reunion’s theme. Taking guests back to where it all began, the Black Alumni Reunion tradition has more than three decades of history and draws more than 500 alumni and friends to Athens every three years.
|Ohio University Lancaster Students Attend Vigil to Mourn Orlando Shooting Victims Jun 24|
Among the attendees at the candlelight vigil were members of Gender Equality Solidarity Society (G.E.S.S.), a student organization at Ohio University Lancaster.
|Ohio University’s College of Business receives second honor from SportBusiness International Jun 23|
Professional Master of Sports Administration program ranked #1 online postgraduate sports program.
|Master of Business Administration students learn more than accounting from Dr. Kirch Jun 23|
Dr. Kirch’s lectures inspire students to become honorable professionals
|University’s new professional theater in Dublin celebrates inaugural season Jun 23|
Tantrum Theater welcomed President Roderick J. McDavis and approximately 170 guests to Dublin, Ohio, for an Inaugural Season Celebration and performance of “Little Shop of Horrors” on June 18.
|“Innovative” Ohio Today Spotlights Bobcat Ingenuity Jun 23|
OHIO abounds with innovations. For example, in transportation, Bobcats have assisted in the debut of a local mass-transit poetry bus, created a bus scheduling app for regional school districts, and hosted the 2016 Human Powered Vehicle Challenge. In eco-friendliness, OHIO faculty, staff, and students utilize state-of-the-art technology, personal storytelling, and citizen scientists to implement wearable air quality sensors, deployable water quality sensors, and unmanned aerial environmental monitoring.
|Swimming and Diving named CSCAA Scholar All-American Team Jun 17|
The Ohio Swimming and Diving team has earned the distinction of being named a Scholar All-American team by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America, the CSCAA announced.
|Senior golfer Ty Herriott wins Maryland Amateur Golf Championship Jun 17|
Ohio men's golfer Ty Herriott recently won the 95th Maryland State Golf Association's Amateur Championship, which was held June 9-12 at The Elkridge Club in Baltimore.
|WOUB Public Media launches new podcast, will feature variety of topics Jun 17|
WOUB Public Media’s new podcast “Spectrum” will feature conversations with an eclectic group of fascinating people. Some of the interviews are from famous people, some are not, but they all have captivating stories.
|Greg Moeller appointed assistant dean for student success Jun 17|
Scripps College of Communication Dean Scott Titsworth announced the appointment of Greg Moeller, BSC ’04, MED ‘09, as the assistant dean for student success. The appointment will begin on July 1.
|Colorful Southern Campus team completes 5K to benefit ImPACT testing for high school athletes Jun 17|
For the nine members of the Ohio University Southern Color Splash 2016 team, June 11 started with a bang and burst of rainbow. Proceeds from the event help fund crucial screenings for high school athletes.
|Ohio University receives Deshpande Symposium award for technology commercialization excellence Jun 17|
Accomplishments of Technology Transfer Office, innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem recognized at event.
|AACTE recognizes The Patton College of Education’s clinical model of education as one of the best Jun 17|
The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education continues to feature The Patton College of Education in its Research-to-Practice Spotlight Series, recognizing its clinical model of education as one of the nation’s best.
|UHR announces sick leave donation pilot program will end on June 30, 2016 Jun 16|
In July 2014, Ohio University Human Resources (UHR) in collaboration with the Administrative and Classified Senates unveiled a sick leave donation pilot program. However, the University recently received an Ohio Attorney General legal opinion stating that sick leave donation programs at public colleges and universities are not authorized by the Ohio Revised Code (ORC). To comply with the ORC, the sick leave donation pilot program will end effective June 30, 2016.
|Ohio University’s mascot Rufus to celebrate diversity at Columbus PRIDE Jun 16|
Rufus will travel to Columbus on Saturday to participate in the city’s 35th PRIDE Celebration. Parade step-off begins at 10:30 a.m. at the intersection of S. Front Street and W. Broad Street in downtown Columbus.
|University mourns death of alumnus Dick Linke Jun 16|
Richard (Dick) O. Linke, 98, died on June 15, in his Hawaii home. A 1941 graduate of Ohio University, the widely known entertainment manager's client list included Andy Griffith, Jim Nabors, Jerry VanDyke, Ken Berry and Frankie Avalon.
|Ohio University to address need for more study space with a new academic center Jun 16|
The Board of Trustees will be presented a resolution for review and approval at the next board meeting that would allow the University to proceed with the design phase for a new academic center.
|Robertson named associate vice president for architecture, design and construction Jun 16|
Gregory S. Robertson will join Ohio University as the newly appointed associate vice president for architecture, design and construction on June 14.
|Chart of Accounts project activities for Spring 2017 go-live Jun 15|
The Chart of Accounts Redesign Project Team is completing a series of mapping activities with representatives from each Planning Unit with a completion date scheduled for mid-July.
|Ohio University mourns the loss of alumnus and enthusiastic Bobcat Alan E. Riedel Jun 15|
Alan Ellis Riedel passed away on June 14, 2016. Born in Bellaire, Ohio, in 1930, he was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather.
Riedel graduated from Ohio University in 1952 and married Ruby Pearl Tignor in Newark, Ohio, the following year. They carried on a life-long love affair for 62 years with each other, with Ohio, and with Ohio University.
|Innovation Strategy announces plans for second cycle of funding Jun 15|
Planning for the Innovation Strategy Cycle 2 funding process is now underway. Ohio University anticipates releasing the Cycle 2 Request for Proposals (RFP) in September 2016.
|Gates Foundation-Ross County scholars are named Jun 15|
Students pursue college goals, Prof. Trube speaks in China and more news from Chillicothe Campus