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Ohio State Ramps Up Safety Campaign After Student Injuries

President Gee Arrives For Safety Newser
Ohio State University President Gordon Gee greets volunteers for student safety awareness campaign.
14, 2012

More than 200 volunteers in flourescent green shirts fanned out across the Ohio State campus Friday afternoon. Its part of a renewed safety campaign to prevent serious injuries on sidewalks and area streets.

Governor Forms Task Force To Boost College Graduation Rates

Figures from Ohio's four-year state universities show 61 percent of students graduate within six years. Just 36 percent of students graduate within four years.
September 12, 2012

Gov. John Kasich is asking the leaders of Ohio’s four-year state universities to work together to boost the state’s college graduation rate.

OSU Panel Creates Plan To Combat Hate Crimes

The words "Long Live Zimmerman" were spray painted on the walls of Ohio State's black multicultural center on April 5.
10, 2012

A task force commissioned by Ohio State President Gordon Gee today laid out its recommendations for fighting hate crimes on campus. The committee, led by Vice President for Student Life Javaune Adams-Gason, reported on the goals and accomplishments of the committee since it began exactly one month ago.

Ohio State Officials Host Town-Hall Meeting To Talk Campus Safety

Ohio State President E. Gordon Gee
4, 2012

Ohio State University held a town-hall type meeting to discuss safety issues on campus, and how officials plan to address growing concerns going forward.

Joyce Beatty To Permanently Leave OSU

Joyce Beatty
17, 2012

Ohio State University vice president Joyce Beatty is leaving her post permanently as she continues her campaign for Congress. Beatty had taken a leave of absence to run for Franklin County’s new third District.

Gee Apologizes For Polish Comment

OSU President E. Gordon Gee.
January 13, 2012

Ohio State University President Gordon Gee says his comment comparing running OSU’s many departments to the Polish army was “ill-chosen.”

OSU Board of Trustees Raises President Gee’s Salary, Bonus

OSU President E. Gordon Gee
December 10, 2011

Ohio State University trustees have approved a pay increase of about $16,000 for President Gordon Gee and a performance bonus of about $143,000.

OSU Students Ask For Better Safety

Police have issued crime alerts after six recent robberies in and around the OSU campus.
23, 2011

OSU students want some safety improvements after a series of robberies around the campus area.

OSU Leaders Speak About Football Investigation

Jim Tressel
Former Coach Jim Tressel paces the sidelines during an Ohio State football game. Recent controversy with the NCAA cost Tressel his job.
24, 2011

Ohio State University leadership today broke its silence on allegations of wrongdoing in the school’s football program. The NCAA is investigating whether former coach Jim Tressel and a handful of players violated rules and possibly put the university at risk of sanctions.

Gee Surrenders Painting Following Wrestling Match

"Children at the Beach" by Alice Schille
5, 2010

Ohio State students, faculty and staff flooded the university’s rec center Friday morning, but not to get in a workout. They were there to watch an arm wrestling match. One that likely will go down in the OSU record books.