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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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Counseling and Higher Education implements support initiatives for students

April 28, 2020 From organizing virtual town hall meetings to preparing meals for students to donating personal protective equipment to healthcare workers, the CHE Department is doing what to uplift others.

An updated message regarding student parties and similar gatherings

April 8, 2020 Ohio University expects students to practice safe physical distancing by staying home and making no attempt to gather in groups of ten or more.

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Aspire Career Bridges Health Care Program helps adults obtain training, jobs

April 1, 2020 Aspire provides free services for individuals who need assistance acquiring skills to be successful in post-secondary education, training, and employment.

OHIO Chillicothe donates emergency equipment to local EMA

March 30, 2020 Ohio University Chillicothe made a large donation of personal protective equipment to the Ross County Emergency Management Agency on March 23.

University named to 2020 prestigious Phi Theta Kappa Honor Roll

March 26, 2020 The prestigious Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society 2020 Transfer Honor Roll recognizes the dynamic pathways schools have created to support transfer students.