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OSU President To Speak In Mansfield

1 Mar , 2017  

This Friday, OSU Mansfield, together with the Richland Area Chamber of Commerce, Richland Community Development Group, and Destination Mansfield, present a Leadership Luncheon with Micahel V. Drake, MD, President of The Ohio State University.

The event will take place from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM in the Kobacker Room of Ed Pickens Café on Main, 28 North Main Steeet. Cost for the luncheon is $20.

Now in his third year leading The Ohio State University, President Michael V. Drake has overseen university records in student applications and donor support. His 2020 Vision for the university focuses on three main areas: access, affordability and excellence; community engagement; and diversity and inclusion. As part of the vision, he launched a $400 million initiative, including identifying $100 million in need-based aid for students, to lower costs and increase excellence. Dr. Drake is a member of the National Academy of Medicine and the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. He has been named vice chair of the Association of American Universities for 2016-17, and serves in leadership roles for the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, University Innovation Alliance, National Collegiate Athletic Association, B1G 10 and the American Talent Initiative, a new initiative focused on increasing the number of low-income, talented students at top-performing universities.

For more information, contact Lisa Duckworth at:

Photo: University Hall, The Ohio State University – Creative Commons License



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