Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
Ohio State University president Michael Drake says he knew nothing about the band scandal brewing when he took over his university position.
A review by former Ohio Attorney General Betty Montgomery found additional examples of of inappropriate behavior and poor university oversight of the band.
A four-month review of the culture of Ohio State University’s marching band has resulted in 37 recommendations for improvement in band operations, training and university oversight.
Ohio State University, Thursday, released more evidence supporting the school’s claim of a “sexualized culture” within the OSU Marching Band.
Former Ohio State University Marching Band members have come to the defense of its fired director and the organization’s reputation. We recently reported a university official made efforts to stop questionable band “traditions” in the early 80s following a hazing incident. WOSU talked with a band alum who marched during those years.
As the controversy over the firing of OSU’s marching band director continues, records indicate the university knew about hazing and questionable initiations as far back as 32 years.
Its leader says the task force studying the culture inside Ohio State University’s marching band is making “significant progress” and will wrap up its work within six weeks.
The fired director of Ohio State’s marching band has played in and helped conduct the alumni band during its annual game-day appearance.
The Alumni Club of the Ohio State University Marching Band today issued its own report about the firing of director Jon Waters.
The U.S. Department of Education said Ohio State University is taking steps to address issues with its sexual harassment policies. The Education Department found some of its procedures violated Title IX rules.