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Ohio University reaffirms commitment to end sexual misconduct

February 8, 2021 The personal safety and welfare of our students and the campus community are our top priorities, and equitable measures are taken to ensure any and all complaints are handled appropriately.

Ridges Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for Dec. 18

December 17, 2020 The Ridges Advisory Committee is scheduled to meet virtually from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 18. 

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Student Organization Update

November 17, 2020 Two OHIO student organizations have been issued a limited Cease and Desist order due to reports alleging conduct that has potentially compromised the health of the community.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Ohio University Board of Trustees to hold special meeting online Oct. 29

October 26, 2020 Ohio University Board of Trustees will be holding a special meeting to discuss Spring Planning. 

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President Nellis reaffirms support of Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration Shaffer

September 29, 2020 As Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration, Deb Shaffer is a valuable member of my leadership team.

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Statement of support for senior vice president for finance and administration Shaffer

September 28, 2020 Deb Shaffer has been a strong and capable leader for the University for more than seven years.

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President Nellis issues statement for Juneteenth

June 19, 2020 Juneteenth celebrates African American freedom and emphasizes education, achievement, and the pursuit of social justice. I join those who are calling for Juneteenth to become a federal holiday.

Classified Civil Service Modernization Update

June 16, 2020 The proposed changes to classified civil service at Ohio University are in alignment with the Ohio Revised Code and Administrative Codes.

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Ohio University reaffirms commitment to diversity and inclusion

June 15, 2020 Late on Saturday June 13, Ohio University leadership was made aware of anti-Semitic images painted on the graffiti wall on the Athens campus.

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Reaffirming our commitment to safety and security

June 7, 2020 A news story this morning erroneously reported that Ohio University is considering severing ties with our police. We want to reassure you that we are not severing ties with our police.

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2020 Sustainability Award winners announced

May 14, 2020 The annual Sustainability Awards are given to individuals and organizations nominated by their peers for contributions during the previous academic year.

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Ohio University Board of Trustees Stand Firmly Behind President Nellis and his Leadership Team

May 11, 2020 Today, the Ohio University Board of Trustees reaffirm their support of President M. Duane Nellis for the leadership stability and continuity he and his team are providing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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University to award more than 5,600 degrees

May 7, 2020 All degrees to be posted by June 2.

University statement regarding Faculty Senate vote

May 5, 2020 President Nellis and Provost Sayrs have shared direct and transparent information with the Faculty Senate this evening as part of their monthly update to Faculty Senate.

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Ohio University implements first significant personnel reduction

May 1, 2020 Today, Ohio University implemented the first significant personnel reduction in response to the extraordinary and material financial impact on our institution resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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