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Alumni Band Members Push Trustees To Rehire Waters

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Former band members play outside the OSU Board of Trustees meeting Friday morning.
10:43AM
August
29, 2014

About 100 former members of the Ohio State University Marching Band protested and played outside the OSU Board of Trustees’ meeting Friday.

Student Squad Leaders Want Role in OSU Band Probe

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OSU Marching Band 2014 tryouts.
3:26PM
August
26, 2014

Student squad leaders from the Ohio State marching band are offering themselves as witnesses to a task force reviewing cultural issues surrounding the firing of band director Jonathan Waters.

OSU Band Leaders To Meet With School Administrators

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OSU spokesman Gary Lewis says Drake has no plans to revisit the July 24 firing of director Jonathan Waters. However, the high-profile dismissal is anticipated to come up during the gathering.
10:59AM
August
21, 2014

University and marching band leaders at Ohio State are preparing to meet to discuss the future path of the organization after the firing of its director.

TBDBITL Director Out Of Job Over “Serious Cultural Issues”

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The Ohio State University Marching Band director Jon Waters has been fired after an investigation revealed a sexually-charged culture in the band.
7:02PM
July
24, 2014

In his two years as director of the OSU Marching Band, Jonathan Waters was praised for using technology to develop complex routines that went viral on the web. Now Jon Waters is out of a job. OSU fired him after an investigation found what officials call “serious cultural issues.” Waters intends to clear his name.

New OSU President Outlines Priorities

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OSU President Michael Drake outlined some of his priorities with reporters after about a week on campus.
4:48PM
July 9, 2014

Ohio State University’s new president is settling in after about a week on the job. Michael Drake sat down with reporters to outline some of his priorities as he begins his tenure on campus.

New Ohio State President Outlines Mission, Vision

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New Ohio State University President Michael Drake announces the University's mission; vision
1:24PM
July
9, 2014

Ohio State University’s new president is ready to outline some of his priorities as he begins work on campus.

Drake Takes Over At OSU

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Drake, the university's first black president, begins work today.
7:49AM
June 30, 2014

Michael Drake becomes the first African-American president at Ohio State University when he assumes the school’s top post today.

Ohio State Students Welcome New President

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Ohio State's newly-named president received a welcoming from students at Ohio Union Friday afternoon.
3:51PM
January
31, 2014

Ohio State’s newly-named president Michael Drake was formally welcomed today by students and staff at the Ohio Union. As WOSU reports, Drake got a lesson from students on how to be a Buckeye.