Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
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.”