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OSU’s New President and Public Universities

Ohio State recently named its 15th president, Dr. Michael Drake, who currently serves as chancellor of University of California Irvine. This hour we’ll talk about the challenges facing Drake and other presidents of large public universities.

Picking a College President

It’s a time of transition for Ohio universities. Kent State and the University of Akron will bid farewell to their presidents next summer, and OSU hired a consulting firm to help with their presidential search. This hour we’ll look at the changing role of university presidents, and discuss the idea of corporations as academic business models.