Ohio University announced that its E.W. Scripps School of Journalismis the new home of the Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism.
“Now more than ever, news and information plays a critical role in society, and the Kiplinger Program’s internationally-recognized credentials make it a coveted fellowship for today’s journalists,” said Ohio University President Dr. M. Duane Nellis. “I would like to thank the Kiplinger family for entrusting this important program to Ohio University and the funds that support it to The Ohio University Foundation. We are grateful for the opportunity to build upon its legacy as we enter this new era.”
The prestigious fellowship program was established in 1972 at The Ohio State University, with grants from The Kiplinger Foundation, in honor of W. M. Kiplinger, OSU ’12 (1891-1967), who founded the prominent Washington publisher of business forecasts and personal-finance periodicals.