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Ex-Lawmaker Appointed Ohio’s Next Higher Ed Leader

John Carey
A former Republican lawmaker is tapped to be the next Chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents.
April 24, 2013

John Carey, a former state lawmaker has been appointed as the next chancellor overseeing higher education in Ohio.

Higher Education Chancellor Petro To Retire

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December 17, 2012

Jim Petro, whose long career in public service has included 12 years as state auditor and attorney general, is retiring.

State Leader Wants To Recognize College Benchmarks

Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor Jim Petro
January 22, 2012

The overseer of Ohio’s higher education system is proposing that students should get a career-readiness certificate after one year of college and an associate’s degree after two years, even if they’re working toward a four-year degree.

Ohio Board Of Regents Rolls Out University De-Regulation Plan

Ohio State University
The two-phase plan proposes virtually de-regulating all 14 Ohio public universities, The Ohio State University included.
11, 2011

Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor Jim Petro today rolled out a plan to make the state’s public universities more autonomous that would also push them to become more innovative.