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The Office of Business and Finance is focused on operational excellence and resource stewardship, the pillar of Ohio State's strategic plan that provides the financial support for our ambitions as a national flagship public research university. We work to protect and grow the resources available to invest in teaching, learning, research and patient care. Have questions or comments about our new website? Please contact us

Business and Finance News

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May 1, 2020

The Ohio State University names a new Chief Investment Officer (“CIO”) as the current CIO announces his retirement. Vishnu Srinivasan (“Vish”), an accomplished investment executive, will oversee the future strategic development and ongoing management of the university’s Long Term Investment Pool beginning on May 18th.

March 27, 2020

Refunds for housing and dining fees for students who vacated the residence halls will be issued on April 3. Recreational fees refunds apply to all students. The credited amounts represent the remaining 45 days of s pring semester (calculated from March 16). BuckID funds and Dining Dollars will be rolled over as detailed on the University Dining Plans page.

March 23, 2020

Ohio State has implemented new controls on cash reserves and restrictions on procurement spending -- as well as a temporary hiring pause -- as financially prudent steps in response to the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19).