The Ohio State University executive vice president and provost, Dr. Bruce McPheron will be coming to Mansfield to speak to two community organizations. He will visit both the Mansfield Rotary and Kiwanis meetings on Tuesday, November 26 from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM at the Holiday Inn Conference Center in Mansfield.

McPheron will emphasize the role of the regional campuses, including Ohio State Mansfield, play in fulfilling the university’s strategic plan and celebrating its sesquicentennial. He will share details on how to regional campuses continue to align degree programs with workforce needs. For Ohio State Mansfield, this includes the offering of a new engineering technology degree and the expansion of its ability to prepare students for healthcare-related fields.

As executive vice president and provost, Dr. McPheron is The Ohio State University’s chief academic officer. He is responsible for administration and strategic planning, development and review processes for the university’s academic mission. Dr. McPheron’s leadership more specifically includes oversight of 15 colleges, five campuses and more than 7,000 tenure, clinical, research-track and associated faculty. In addition, he oversees academic programs for 66,046 undergraduate, graduate and professional students, more than 200 majors and almost 13,000 courses, along with the support of a library system with 5.8 million volumes in its collection and electronic access to 48 million books and journals.

Those interested in attending the event can send RSVPs to Pat Chilcote at [email protected].

Source, Photo: The Ohio State University at Mansfield

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