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Welcome to the Ohio University Lancaster Campus. Ohio University Lancaster offers the academic foundation of a university education, the convenience of a small campus setting, the affordability of state-assisted tuition, and relevant education for today's competitive job market. We also provide convenience throughout Fairfield County by offering students the option to attend classes on the Lancaster Campus or Pickerington Center. Situated on 113 acres on the northern edge of Lancaster, the campus serves students from throughout central Ohio. A variety of associate's and bachelor's degree programs can be completed on the Lancaster Campus. Ohio University also offers more than 250 majors, which you can begin in Lancaster or Pickerington and finish in Athens, at another regional campus or online.

Christine Wolfe, Associate Professor of Computer Science Technology, will serve as the Interim Division Coordinator for the Professional Studies Division. Congratulations for serving in the leadership of the Ohio University Lancaster campus.

Patrick Drumm

Dr. Patrick Drumm, Associate Professor of Psychology, will serve as the Interim Division Coordinator of the Arts & Sciences Division. Congratulations for serving in the leadership of the Ohio University Lancaster campus.


Dr. Robert M. Klein will serve as Ohio University Lancaster Interim Associate Dean. Bob has served  in the Department of Mathematics since 2005 and as the Undergraduate Chair and Curriculum Coordinator since 2014. He has also provided leadership as the Undergraduate Advising Coordinator since 2009.  He has experience with internships, NCATE accreditation, orienting teaching assistants, and a consistent record of receiving grants in his discipline and research area.  He currently serves on the Teaching, Learning and Assessment Committee.  He received the Ohio University Presidential Teacher award for the term 2015-2018.

Dr. Linda Trautman, Assistant Professor of Political Science, was recognized as the campus Phi Theta Kappa Professor of Year at the June 2011 Honors Convocation in Lancaster. Dr. Trautman teaches a variety of courses in American politics. She researches and is professionally active in the areas of political socialization, redistricting and electoral and legislative politics.

Dr. Linda Trautman, associate professor of political science, presented at the 2017 Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) as part of a roundtable featuring scholarship on voting laws and the 2016 presidential election.  The title of the roundtable was “Did it Matter in the End:  Assessing the Impact of Restrictive Voting Laws in the 2016 Presidential Election.” Trautman also presented a paper on new co-authored research on Identity Politics in the 2016 Presidential Election as the lead author on the research.

In addition, Dr. Trautman presented at the 2017 Western Political Science Association Conference held in Vancouver; presenting research on Racial Advocacy and Bill Sponsorship in State Legislative Politics and engaged in a working discussion about the 2016 Presidential Election.




Congratulations to Communication Studies Professor - Dr. Candice Thomas-Maddox - selected as the recipient of the Dean’s Special Recognition Award for her tireless work for the betterment of this campus and in the service of the students and the Ohio University Lancaster community.

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September 13, 2017

Over sixty years ago, in 1956, Ohio University Lancaster was established as a branch of Ohio University with classes held at Lancaster High School with 295 students.

September 06, 2017

Season tickets are available at big savings with priority seating

September 05, 2017

Students, Faculty & Staff are Encouraged to Wear their Ohio University Apparel Each and Every Wednesday to Paint Our Campus Green & White

September 03, 2017

Admission for Ohio University students is free with a valid, current OHIO (student) ID. All seating is General Admission.

September 01, 2017

Students interested in playing fall athletics are invited to attend team information meetings all held in the Brasee Hall Gym.