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Pam Benoit, Executive Vice President and Provost 

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Ohio University Innovation Strategy announced as finalist for 2016 UEDA Award of Excellence

Ohio University has been named a finalist for the University Economic Development Association (UEDA) 2016 Award of Excellence for its Innovation Strategy investment program, a collaborative, interdisciplinary effort that encompasses teaching, learning, research and institutional operations and addresses how the University can use its existing assets and expertise to engage substantively with the challenges of the 21st century. 


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Class of 2016 celebrated at Undergraduate Commencement, welcomed into alumni family

Nearly four years after members of the Class of 2016 gathered to celebrate the beginning of their academic journey at Ohio University, those individuals gathered once again – this time to celebrate the completion of that journey and the beginning of a new chapter in the journey of life.


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Faculty workshop explored future of active learning classrooms

The faculty workshop titled “Emerging Classroom Designs: An exploration of impact on teaching and learning” was held on Monday, Dec. 14 with a crowd of over 75 in attendance from departments across Ohio University.


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A financial update for faculty and staff

Over the past several years, the University has made significant financial commitments to key institutional priorities that directly impact our students, faculty and staff. These investments are intended to both address long standing problems as well as position the University for the future:


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Leite selected for permanent appointment as CHSP dean

Ohio University Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit announced Friday the search for a permanent appointment of dean of the College of Health Sciences and Professions has concluded and a familiar face will continue at the helm of the college. Randy Leite, who currently serves as dean of CHSP, was selected following a national search.


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Provost’s Undergraduate Research Fund provides $56,218 for student projects

The Provost’s Undergraduate Research Fund has provided 49 Ohio University students with a total of $56,218 in funding for their original research, scholarship and creative work this fall. The program received 89 proposals with a total funding request of $108,372. Students may request up to $1,500 per proposal.


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Campus Climate Task Force Issues Final Report

Members of Ohio University’s Campus Climate Task Force issued their report and are recommending the formation of committees to focus on three key areas identified in the Modern Think 2014 Great Colleges Survey. The task force reviewed the findings of the survey, which was administered online from March through April of 2014, to develop a set of recommendations aimed at addressing concerns and emphasizing strengths presented in the survey results.


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News and Announcements
  • OHIO seeks to increase use of political and social research database Oct 21, 2016

  • University community invited to view Innovation Strategy letters of intent, join projects Oct 20, 2016

  • Aimee Edmondson and John Grimwade to present “Inside the 2016 Election: Data Journalism” at Oct. 26 Café Conversation Oct 20, 2016
  • University Accolades

    Yegan Pillay

    Pillay elected OCA President for 2017-18

    Stacy Leeman

    Solo Exhibition

    Christine Suniti Bhat

    ASGW President

    Christine Suniti Bhat

    Bhat elected treasurer of Chi Sigma Iota