A former southwest Ohio lawmaker accused of misleading investors about a company’s financial status and using their money for personal gain is set to go on trial March 23.
Strickland Looks to Establish Statewide University System
Governor Strickland today asked Board of Regents Chancellor Eric Fingerhut to set up a collaboration among public colleges and universities in Ohio.
The University System of Ohio will include 13 public universities, 23 public two-year colleges, the Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine and several adult career centers.
Strickland says he wants a 10-year plan developed to set benchmarks and timelines for higher education.
The governor says the new system will create what he calls a “new, Ohio birthright access for every Ohioan to an affordable, world class higher education.”