Domestic and international travel restrictions, initially announced in March, have been extended until December 31, 2020 . All previously approved travel prior to that date must be canceled. Exemption processes and elevated approvals related to travel restrictions are available under specific circumstances.
The Ohio State University plans to increase tuition and fees for incoming Ohio freshmen by 3.9%, which equates to a $434 annual change from last year’s rate, according to a proposal being presented to the university’s Board of Trustees on Wednesday.
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.
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.
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).
To expand on previous decisions, the university has suspended all university-sponsored international and non-essential domestic travel until future notice. All travel that has been scheduled through June 30, 2020 , must be cancelled (see cancellation guidelines ), and no new travel may be booked until further notified.
Temporary travel guidelines and approval processes were issued in response to the recent coronavirus announcement from President Drake . Effective immediately and until further notice, all university-sponsored international travel is suspended.
Ohio State has named Scott Osborne to the ongoing role of vice president of economic and corporate engagement.
Osborne has led the Corporate Engagement Office as interim vice president since August 2018. CEO focuses on strategic partnerships, technology commercialization, new ventures, Smart Cities and economic development.
A new analysis shows that The Ohio State University generates $15.2 billion annually in economic impact for the state of Ohio – which equates to more than $1.735 million in economic impact every hour.
Ohio State’s research enterprise, medical complex, construction projects, athletics events and status as Ohio’s fourth-largest employer combined in fiscal year 2018 to support more than 123,000 jobs across Ohio. Putting that in context: One in every 57 jobs in the state is directly or indirectly supported or sustained by the university.