Ohio University

For the Media

Board of Trustees to hold special meeting

May 24, 2021 The Ohio University Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting on Thursday, May 27. 

Ohio University supports students, faculty, and staff affected by the explosive resurgence of the decades-long Israel-Palestine conflict and humanitarian crisis in Gaza

May 21, 2021 Ohio University supports all students, faculty, and staff affected by the explosive resurgence of the decades-long Israel-Palestine conflict and humanitarian crisis in Gaza in recent days. 

Ohio University statement on the matter regarding Dr. Yusuf Kalyango

April 9, 2021 Ohio University takes all allegations of sexual misconduct very seriously and investigates these matters thoroughly.

Campus Beauty Image 7

Ridges Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for March 31

March 30, 2021 The Ridges Advisory Committee is scheduled to meet virtually at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 31. 

Campus Beauty Image 6

A joint message from Athens Mayor Steve Patterson and Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis

March 15, 2021 This message serves as a reminder to the Ohio University community that are required to follow the provisions outlined in the Presidential Health Directives and public health directives.

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. 

Campus Beauty Image 2

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.

Campus Beauty Image 4

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. 

Campus Beauty Image 3

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.

Campus Beauty Image 2

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.

Campus Beauty Image 7

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.

Campus Beauty Image 1

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.

Campus Beauty Image 4

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.

Campus Beauty Image 4