21st Century Ohio State: Re-envisioning Our Land-Grant Mission

"Balancing affordability and excellence is both complicated and critical." Dr. Michael Drake
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Michael V. Drake, M.D.

President, The Ohio State University

Michael V. Drake, M.D., the 15th president of The Ohio State University, shares his vision for one of the world’s most dynamic public research universities, including a commitment to affordable excellence, community engagement, and diversity and inclusion.


Since assuming the reins in July 2014, President Drake has overseen a record year in student applications, fundraising and graduation rates; hired a new leader for the university’s renowned medical center; celebrated five national championships; and launched a $400 million initiative to lower student costs while increasing excellence.


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