Past Regents

Since 1963

Ackerman

ACKERMAN, Patricia A.
Appointed by Governor Ted Strickland to complete the term of Daniel B. Horwitz (resigned), for term beginning 03/12/2010 and ending 11/20/2014. 

Education: Ohio University (Bachelor's); Cleveland State University (Master's); Kent State University (Ph.D.)
Profession: Educator, Consultant
Residence at time of appointment: Cleveland (Cuyahoga)

 

Edmund J. Adams photo ADAMS, Edmund

Appointed by Governor Bob Taft for term beginning 9/21/1999
and ending 9/20/2008.

Education: A.B., Xavier University; L.L.B., University of Notre Dame
Profession: Of Counsel to Frost Brown Todd LLC
Residence at time of appointment: Cincinnati (Hamilton)

 

D. Alvarado photo ALVARADO, Donna M.

Appointed by Governor Bob Taft to replace Tahlman Krumm Jr. (term expired), for term beginning 10/1/2002 and ending 9/20/2011.

Education: B.A., M.A. in Spanish rned from The Ohio State University, graduating Phi Beta Kappa and cum laude, Alvarado pursued doctoral studies in Latin American literature at the University of Oklahoma and completed postgraduate coursework in business at the Wharton School.
Profession: Alvarado is the founder and managing director of Aguila International.
Residence at time of appointment: Granville (Licking)

 

Baker photo BAKER, Richard T.

Appointed by Governor James A. Rhodes for term beginning 9/21/63 and ending 9/20/72. Resigned 8/31/68. Served 4.9 years as Regent.

Born: Anderson, IN, 1917
Education: B.S., The Ohio State University
Profession: Accounting executive (Ernst & Ernst)
Residence at time of appointment: Shaker Heights (Cuyahoga)

 

Space for photo BARRETT, Charles M.

Appointed by Governor James A. Rhodes to replace William H. Zimmer (resigned), for term beginning 10/13/70 and ending 9/20/78. Resigned 8/73. Served 2.8 years as Regent.

Born: Cincinnati, OH, 1913
Education: B.A., Xavier University; M.D., University of Cincinnati
Profession: Physician
Residence at time of appointment: Cincinnati (Hamilton)

 

B. Beeghly photo BEEGHLY, Bruce R.

Appointed by Governor Bob Taft to replace Gerald H. Gordon (term expired), for term beginning 9/21/2002 and ending 9/20/2011. 

Education: B.S., California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA
Profession: president of Altronic, Inc. a designer and manufacturer of electronic products sold worldwide
Residence at time of appointment: Struthers (Mahoning)

 

Belcher photo BELCHER, Paul E.

Appointed by Governor James A. Rhodes to replace J. Ward Keener (resigned), for term beginning 11/30/68 and ending 9/20/69. Reappointed by Governor Rhodes for term beginning 9/21/69 and ending 9/20/78. Term expired 9/20/78. Continued to serve on Board until appointment of Swank, 11/17/78. Served 10.0 years as Regent.

Born: Gallipolis, OH, 1901
Education: B.A., Ohio University; LL.B., American Extension; J.F.D., Lake Erie School of Law
Profession: Lawyer, bank executive (1st National Bank, Akron)
Residence at time of appointment: Akron (Summit)

 

Bonda photo BONDA, Alva T. "Ted"

Appointed by Governor Richard F. Celeste to replace Michael F. Colley (term expired), for term beginning 11/5/84 and ending 9/20/93. Chairman of the Board, 1988-91. Term expired 9/20/93. Continued to serve on Board for 60 days until 11/19/93. Served 9.0 years as Regent and 4.0 years as Chairman.

Born: Cleveland, OH, 1917
Education:
Profession: Business executive (APCOA, Avis Rent-A-Car, Cleveland Indians)
Residence at time of appointment: Cleveland (Cuyahoga)

 

Bowen photo BOWEN, John W. E.

Appointed by Governor James A. Rhodes to replace Robert F. Doolittle (term expired), for term beginning 10/20/78 and ending 9/20/87. Resigned 4/16/82. Served 3.5 years as Regent.

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Education:
Profession: Lawyer (Brownfield, Bowen, Bally & Sturtz)
Residence at time of appointment: Columbus (Franklin)

 

J. Boyle photo BOYLE, William F.

Appointed by Governor Richard F. Celeste to replace N. Victor Goodman (term expired), for term beginning 10/1/90 and ending 9/20/99. Resigned 9/6/95. Served 4.9 years as Regent.

Born: Toledo, OH, 1930
Education: B.A., University of Toledo, 1990
Profession: Law enforcement; construction testing services
Residence at time of appointment: Toledo (Lucas)

 

Brennan photo BRENNAN, James H.

Appointed by Governor James A. Rhodes to replace John W. E. Bowen (resigned), for term beginning 5/3/82 and ending 9/20/87. Term expired 9/20/87. Continued to serve on Board for 60 days until 11/19/87. Served 5.5 years as Regent.

Born: Chicago, IL, 1926
Education: Attended Drake University and University of Chicago
Profession: Industrial truck executive
Residence at time of appointment: Toledo (Lucas)

 

Briley photo BRILEY, John Marshall

Appointed by Governor James A. Rhodes for term beginning 9/21/63 and ending 9/20/66. Reappointed by Governor Rhodes for term beginning 9/21/66 and ending 9/20/75. Chairman of the Board, 1965-75. Resigned 3/21/75. Served 11.5 years as Regent and 10.2 years as Chairman.

Born: Monmouth, IL, 1905
Education: B.S., Monmouth College, 1927; LL.B., Harvard, 1930
Profession: Lawyer, industrialist (Owens-Corning Fiberglas)
Residence at time of appointment: Perrysburg (Wood)

 

J. Brown photo BROWN, Jeanette Grasselli

Appointed by George V. Voinovich to replace Jesse Philips (deceased), for term beginning 3/13/95 and ending 9/20/99. Reappointed by Governor Taft for term beginning 9/21/99 and ending 9/20/2008.

Born: Cleveland, OH, 1928
Education: B.S., Ohio University, 1950; M.S., Case Western Reserve University, 1958; D.Sc. (hon), Ohio University, 1978, Clarkson University, 1986, Wilson College, 1994, Notre Dame College, 1995, Kenyon College, 1995, Mt. Union College, 1996; D.Engr. (hon), Michigan Technological University
Profession: Research scientist
Residence at time of appointment: Chagrin Falls (Cuyahoga)

 

L. Brown photo BROWN, Lloyd O.

Appointed by Governor Richard F. Celeste to replace Keith McNamara (term expired), for term beginning 11/5/84 and ending 9/20/93. Died 5/3/93. Served 8.5 years as Regent.

Born: Little Rock, AR, 1928
Education: B.A., The Ohio State University; J.D., The Ohio State University, 1955
Profession: Judge (Cleveland Municipal Court, Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court, Ohio Supreme Court)
Residence at time of appointment: Shaker Heights (Cuyahoga)

 

Burke BURKE, Timothy M.

Appointed by Governor John R. Kasich to replace Jeanette Grasselli Brown (term expired) for term beginning October 31, 2008 and ending September 20, 2014.

Education: B.A., Xavier University; J.D., University of Cincinnati
Profession: Lawyer
Residence at time of appointment: Cincinnati (Hamilton)

 

Clarke photo CLARKE, Maceo Richard

Appointed by Governor James A. Rhodes for term beginning 9/21/63 and ending 9/20/66. Reappointed for term beginning 9/21/66 and ending 9/20/75. Resigned 9/21/71. Served 8.0 years as Regent.

Born: Charham, VA, 1900
Education: B.S., Howard University; M.D., Meharry Medical College
Profession: Physician
Residence at time of appointment: Jefferson Township (Montgomery)

 

Colley photo COLLEY, Michael F.

Appointed by Governor James A. Rhodes to replace N. Victor Goodman (reappointed to a full term), for term beginning 9/21/81 and ending 9/20/84. Term expired 9/20/84. Continued to serve on Board until appointment of Bonda on 11/5/84. Served 3.1 years as Regent.

Born: Youngstown, OH, 1936
Education: B.A., The Ohio State University, 1958; J.D., The Ohio State University, 1961
Profession: Lawyer (Tyack, Scott & Colley)
Residence at time of appointment: Upper Arlington (Franklin)

 

J. Conlan photo CONLAN, Thomas L.

Appointed by Governor John J. Gilligan to replace Robert Lazarus (deceased), for term beginning 2/6/73 and ending 9/20/75. Term expired 9/20/75. Served 2.6 years as Regent.

Born: Detroit, MI, 1912
Education:
Profession: Lawyer (Kyle, Conlan, Wulsin & Vogeler)
Residence at time of appointment: Cincinnati (Hamilton)

 

Davis photo DAVIS, Edward E.

Appointed by Governor James A. Rhodes to replace J. Ottis Ford (deceased), for term beginning 4/19/68 and ending 9/20/72. Term expired 9/20/72. Served 4.4 years as Regent.

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Residence at time of appointment: Oak Hill (Jackson)

 

Doolittle photo DOOLITTLE, Robert F.

Appointed by Governor James A. Rhodes for term beginning 9/21/63 and ending 9/20/69. Reappointed by Governor Rhodes for term beginning 9/21/69 and ending 9/20/78. Chairman of the Board, 1977-78. Term expired 9/20/78. Continued to serve on Board until appointment of Bowen on 10/19/78. Served 15.1 years as Regent and 0.9 years as Chairman.

Born: Oberlin, OH, 1902
Education: B.A., Harvard, 1923; LL.B., Harvard, 1930
Profession: Lawyer (Youngstown Sheet & Tube)
Residence at time of appointment: Gates Mills (Cuyahoga)

 

Dutton photo DUTTON, Paul M.

Appointed by Governor Richard F. Celeste to replace C. William Swank (term expired), for term beginning 11/24/87 and ending 9/20/96. Chairman of the Board, 1994-95. Resigned 9/13/96. Served 8.8 years as Regent and 2.0 years as Chairman.

Born: 1947
Education: B.A., Youngstown State University, 1969; J.D., Case Western Reserve University, 1972
Profession: Lawyer (Harrington, Huxley, Smith, Mitchell & Reed)
Residence at time of appointment: Youngstown (Mahoning)

 

Evans photo EVANS, Robert L. ("Bob")

Appointed by Governor James A. Rhodes to replace Marvin L. Warner (resigned), for term beginning 11/1/77 and ending 9/20/81. Reappointed by Governor Rhodes for term beginning 9/21/81 and ending 9/20/90. Term expired 9/20/90. Continued to serve on Board until appointment of Philips on 10/1/90. Served 12.9 years as Regent.

Born: Sugar Ridge, OH, 1918
Education: Ohio State University
Profession: Farmer and rancher, restaurant chain founder and food industry executive
Residence at time of appointment: Gallipolis (Gallia)

 

Fawcett photo FAWCETT, Marjorie E.

Appointed by Governor James A. Rhodes to replace David G. Hill (term expired), for term beginning 9/21/75 and ending 9/20/84. Resigned 9/7/77. Served 2.0 years as Regent.

Born:
Education: B.A., University of Akron; M.A., University of Michigan; D.H.L. (hon), The Ohio State University
Profession: Teacher, educator, civic leader
Residence at time of appointment: Upper Arlington (Franklin)

 

Flannery photo FLANNERY, James J.

Appointed by Governor John J. Gilligan to replace George M. Steinbrenner, III (resigned), for term beginning 9/27/74 and ending 9/20/81. Term expired 9/20/81. Served 7.0 years as Regent.

Born: Cleveland, OH, 1938
Education: B.B.A., University of Notre Dame
Profession: Certified public accountant, former state representative
Residence at time of appointment: Lakewood (Cuyahoga)

 

Ford photo FORD, James Ottis

Appointed by Governor James A. Rhodes for term beginning 9/21/63 and ending 9/20/72. Died 4/18/68. Served 4.6 years as Regent.

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Education:
Profession: Lawyer
Residence at time of appointment: Huron (Erie)

 

Frasier photo FRASIER, Ralph K.

Appointed by Governor Richard F. Celeste to replace James H. Brennan (term expired), for term beginning 11/24/87 and ending 9/20/96. Chairman of the Board, 1996. Term expired 9/20/96. Served 8.8 years as Regent and 0.7 years as Chairman.

Born: Winston-Salem, NC, 1938
Education: B.S., North Carolina Central University, 1963; J.D., North Carolina Central University, 1965
Profession: Lawyer, banker (Huntington National Bank)
Residence at time of appointment: Columbus (Franklin)

 

Goodman photo GOODMAN, N. Victor

Appointed by Governor James A. Rhodes to replace James W. Shocknessy (deceased), for term beginning 7/16/76 and ending 9/20/84. Reappointed by Governor Rhodes to replace Mary Ellen Ludlum (term expired), for term beginning 9/21/81 and ending 9/20/90. Term expired 9/20/90. Continued to serve on Board until appointment of Boyle on 10/1/90. Served 14.2 years as Regent.

Born: Columbus, OH, 1936
Education: B.A., Yale University, 1957; J.D., Harvard University, 1961
Profession: Lawyer, labor relations authority
Residence at time of appointment: Bexley (Franklin)

 

Gordon photo GORDON, Gerald H.

Appointed by Governor George V. Voinovich to replace Anita S. Ward (term expired), for term beginning 10/8/93 and ending 9/20/2002.

Born: 1938
Education: B.A., Cleveland State University, 1971; M.S., Cleveland State University, 1972
Profession: Newspaper publisher
Residence at time of appointment: Brecksville (Cuyahoga)

 

Vinny Gupta GUPTA, Vinod K.

Appointed by Governor John R. Kasich to replace Bruce Beeghly (term expired), for term beginning 05/17/2011 and ending 09/20/2016. Chairman of the Board, March 2013 - September 2016.

Education: B.S., Bombay University (India); B.S., Michigan Tech University; M.S., Case Western Reserve University
Profession: President, Progressive Home Care (home health care); former President/CEO of both Technocast, Inc. and Ohio Cast Products (manufacturing)
Residence at time of appointment: Wadsworth (Medina)

 

Hill photo HILL, David Gordon

Appointed by Governor John J. Gilligan to replace Maceo R. Clarke (resigned), for term beginning 9/25/71 and ending 9/20/75. Term expired 9/20/75. Served 4.0 years as Regent.

Born: Pittsburgh, PA, 1932
Education: B.A., University of Pittsburgh, 1955; LL.B., The Ohio State University, 1960
Profession: Manpower management
Residence at time of appointment: Cleveland (Cuyahoga)

 

Howarth photo HOWARTH, Robert F., Jr.

Appointed by Governor James A. Rhodes to replace Everett Ware Smith (resigned), for term beginning 11/2/82 and ending 9/20/87. Term expired 9/20/87. Continued to serve on Board for 60 days until 11/19/87. Served 5.0 years as Regent.

Born: Newark, OH
Education: B.A., Denison University, 1966; J.D., The Ohio State University, 1969; attended The Hague Academy of International Law, 1968
Profession: Lawyer (city and state government; banking)
Residence at time of appointment: Columbus (Franklin)

 

 

Houston photo HOUSTON, Anthony D.

Appointed by Governor Bob Taft to replace Edwin Rigaud (resigned), for term beginning 1/12/2004 and ending 9/20/2011.

A native of Cleveland, Ohio
Education: Houston received his bachelor’s degree in English and government from Oberlin College and his master’s degree in education from Columbia University Teachers College.
Profession: Director of the City of Cleveland Empowerment Zone, a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development program in the Department of Economic Development.
Residence at time of appointment: Berea (Cuyahoga)

 

 

Daniel Hurwitz HURWITZ, Daniel B..

Appointed to the Ohio Board of Regents in October 2008; Resigned 12/8/09

Education: Colgate University and the Wharton School of Business Management Program at the University of Pennsylvania
Profession: President and chief operating officer of Developers Diversified Realty
Residence at time of appointment: Beachwood (Cuyahoga)

 

Huber photo HUBER, Donald L.

Appointed by Governor John J. Gilligan to replace Charles M. Barrett (resigned), for term beginning 8/6/73 and ending 9/20/78. Term expired 9/20/78. Continued to serve on Board until appointment of Smith 10/20/78. Served 5.2 years as Regent.

Born: Dayton, OH, 1932
Education: B.S., Northwestern University
Profession: Construction and building management
Residence at time of appointment: Dayton (Montgomery)

 

James photo JAMES, Helen H.

Appointed by Governor James A. Rhodes to replace Richard L. Krabach (reappointed to a full term), for term beginning 9/21/81 and ending 9/20/84. Term expired 9/20/84. Continued to serve on Board until appointment of Ward 11/5/84. Served 3.1 years as Regent.

Born: Columbus, OH, 1927
Education: B.A., The Ohio State University, 1949
Profession:
Residence at time of appointment: Celina (Mercer)

 

Kamm photo KAMM, Jacob O.

Appointed by Governor James A. Rhodes to replace Arthur G. Thatcher (resigned), for term beginning 3/18/69 and ending 9/20/72. Term expired 9/20/72. Served 3.5 years as Regent.

Born: Cleveland, OH, 1918
Education: B.A., Baldwin-Walace College, 1940; M.A., Brown University, 1942; Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 1948
Profession: Economist
Residence at time of appointment: Cleveland (Cuyahoga)

 

Keener photo KEENER, J. Ward

Appointed by Governor James A. Rhodes for term beginning 9/21/63 and ending 9/20/69. Resigned 11/29/68. Served 5.2 years as Regent.

Born: Portersville, AL, 1908
Education: B.A., Birmingham Southern College, 1928; M.A., University of Chicago, 1930; graduate work, The Ohio State University, 1931
Profession: Business executive (B.F. Goodrich Company)
Residence at time of appointment: Akron (Summit)

 

Kessler KESSLER, Elizabeth Power

Appointed by Governor John R. Kasich to replace Bonnie Milenthal (term expired) for term beginning 07/31/2013 and ending 09/20/2016.

Education: B.G.S., University of Michigan; J.D., The Ohio State University
Profession: Attorney (Jones Day)
Residence at time of appointment: New Albany (Franklin)

 

Krabach photo KRABACH, Richard L.

Appointed by Governor James A. Rhodes to replace Marjorie E. Fawcett (resigned), for term beginning 9/16/77 and ending 9/20/84. Reappointed by Governor Rhodes to replace James J. Flannery (term expired), for term beginning 9/21/81 and ending 9/20/90. Chairman of the Board 1978-87. Term expired 9/20/90. Continued to serve on Board until appointment of Lanier on 10/1/90. Served 13.0 years as Regent and 9.3 years as Chairman.

Born: Wapakoneta, OH, 1913
Education: B.S., Xavier University; J.D., Ohio Northern University; D.Finan. (hon), Youngstown State University; D.Pub.Finan. (hon), Ohio University
Profession: Lawyer, former federal, state and municipal official
Residence at time of appointment: Cincinnati (Hamilton)

 

Krumm photo KRUMM, Tahlman, Jr.

Appointed by Governor George V. Voinovich to replace Alva (Ted) Bonda (term expired), for term beginning 12/17/93 and ending 9/20/2002.

Born:
Education: Haverford College, University of South Florida; Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Profession: Businessman
Residence at time of appointment: Columbus (Franklin)

 

Lanier photo LANIER, Elizabeth K.

Appointed by Governor Richard F. Celeste to replace Richard L. Krabach (term expired), for term beginning 10/1/90 and ending 9/20/99. Chairman of the Board 1996-1998.

Born: 1952
Education: B.A., Smith College, 1973; Columbia University School of Law, 1977
Profession: Lawyer (Frost & Jacobs), business executive (Cinergy Corporation, General Electric)
Residence at time of appointment: Cincinnati (Hamilton)

 

Lazarus photo LAZARUS, Robert, Sr.

Appointed by Governor James A. Rhodes for term beginning 9/21/66 and ending 9/20/66. Reappointed by Governor Rhodes for term beginning 9/21/66 and ending 9/20/75. Died 2/4/73.

Born: Columbus, OH, 1890
Education: Student at Ohio State University, 1912
Profession: Business executive (F. & R. Lazarus & Co.)
Residence at time of appointment: Bexley (Franklin)

 

Lindseth LINDSETH, Virginia M.

Appointed by Governor John R. Kasich to replace Donna Alvarado (term expired) for term beginning 09/12/2011 and ending 09/20/2016.

Education: Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University; M.B.A., Case Western Resrve University; M.A., John Carroll University; B.A., Cornell University
Profession: Educational psychologist with a professional career spanning every level of teaching from pre-school to graduate school. She has been a classroom teacher, counselor, school administrator, educational consultant, and university professor.
Residence at time of appointment: Hunting Valley (Cuyahoga)

 

Ludlum photo LUDLUM, Mary Ellen

Appointed by Governor John J. Gilligan to replace George J. Tankersley (term expired), for term beginning 9/21/72 and ending 9/20/81. Term expired 9/20/81. Served 9.0 years as Regent.

Born: Columbus, OH, 1924
Education: B.A., Capital University; M.A., The Ohio State University
Profession: Civic leader, former educator
Residence at time of appointment: Columbus (Franklin)

 

McNamara photo McNAMARA, Keith

Appointed by Governor James A. Rhodes to replace Mack Pemberton (deceased), for term beginning 7/18/80 and ending 9/20/84. Term expired 9/20/84. Continued to serve on Board until appointment of L. Brown on 11/5/84. Served 4.3 years as Regent.

Born: Upper Sandusky, OH, 1928
Education: B.A., Amherst College; J.D., The Ohio State University
Profession: Lawyer (McNamara and McNamara); state representative
Residence at time of appointment: Bexley (Franklin)

 

Regent Bonnie Milenthal MILENTHAL, Bonnie

Appointed by Governor Ted Strickland to replace Anthony Houston (resigned), for term beginning 4/20/2009 and ending 9/20/2010.

Education: The Ohio State University
Profession:  Co-Founder and partner of The Milenthal Group, a full-service public affairs/public relations firm
Residence at time of appointment: Columbus (Franklin County)

 

Miller photo MILLER, Gerald M.

Appointed by Governor George V. Voinovich to replace Paul Dutton (resigned), for term beginning 9/27/96 and ending 9/20/2005.

Education: B.A., University of Dayton
Profession: Developer (Miller-Valentine Group)
Residence at time of appointment: Dayton (Montgomery)

 

Moresky MORESKY, Lana Z.

Appointed by Governor Ted Strickland to replace Jerome F. Tatar (term expired), for term beginning October 31, 2008 and ending September 20, 2014.

Education: B.S., Pennsylvania State University
Profession: Educator, Lawyer
Residence at time of appointment: Shaker Heights (Cuyahoga)

 

Noe photo NICKERSON, Floyd W.

Appointed by Governor Bob Taft to replace Stephen A. Perry (resigned), for term beginning 6/20/2001. Resigned in 2002.

Education: B.A. in Management &
M.B.A. in Finance from Hardin-Simmons University
Profession: State President-Ohio for American Electric Power
Residence at time of appointment: Columbus (Franklin)

 

Noe photo NOE, Thomas W.

Appointed by Governor George V. Voinovich to replace William F. Boyle (resigned), for term beginning 9/20/95 and ending 9/20/99. Reappointed by Governor Taft for term beginning 9/21/99 and ending 9/20/2008. Chairman of the Board, 2003-04. Resigned in 5/10/2005. Served 9.6 years as Regent and 2.0 years as Chairman.

Born: Bowling Green, 1954
Education: Student at Bowling Green State University
Profession: Coin dealer (Vintage Coins & Cards)
Residence at time of appointment: Waterville (Wood)

 

Oyster photo OYSTER, Harold W.

Appointed by Governor James A. Rhodes for term beginning 9/21/63 and ending 9/20/72. Chairman of the Board, 1963-64. Resigned 12/21/64. Served 1.3 years as Regent and 1.3 years as Chairman.

Born:
Education: D.O.
Profession: Optometrist
Residence at time of appointment: Marietta (Washington)

 

Patterson PATTERSON, James M.

Appointed by Governor Bob Taft to replace Gerald M. Miller (term expired), for term beginning 10/7/2005 and ending 9/20/2012. Served 6.9 years as Regent.

Born:
Education: The Ohio State University, 1964
Profession: Farmer
Residence at time of appointment: Chesterland (Geauga)

 

Pemberton photo PEMBERTON, Mack

Appointed by Governor James A. Rhodes to replace William C. Safford (deceased), for term beginning 1/19/79 and ending 9/20/84. Died 6/19/80. Served 1.4 years as Regent.

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Residence at time of appointment: Upper Arlington (Franklin)

 

Perry photo PERRY, Stephen A.

Appointed by Governor George V. Voinovich to replace Lloyd O. Brown (deceased), for term beginning 5/12/93 and ending 9/20/93. Reappointed for term beginning 9/21/93 and ending 9/20/01. Resigned in 6/20/2001. Served 7.7 years as Regent.

Born: 1946
Education: B.S., University of Akron; M.S., Stanford University
Profession: Management executive (Timken Company), former state official
Residence at time of appointment: Canton (Stark)

 

Philips photo PHILIPS, Jesse

Appointed by Governor Richard F. Celeste to replace Robert L. Evans (term expired), for term beginning 10/1/90 and ending 9/20/99. Died 11/30/94. Served 4.2 years as Regent.

Born: New York City, NY, 1914
Education: B.A., Oberlin College, 1937; M.B.A., Harvard University, 1939; D.B.A. (hon), Hillsdale College; D.H.L. (hon), University of Dayton; D.Hum. (hon), Oberlin College
Profession: Manufacturing executive (Philips Industries)
Residence at time of appointment: Dayton (Montgomery)

 

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PRINGLE, George H.

Appointed by Governor James A. Rhodes to replace Ralph Shipley (appointment not confirmed by Senate), for term beginning 7/9/65 and ending 9/20/72. Appointment not confirmed by Senate.

Born: Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada, 1903
Education: B.S., McGill University, 1926
Profession: Paper manufacturing executive
Residence at time of appointment: Chillicothe (Ross)

 

Reese photo REESE, J. Gilbert

Appointed by Governor George V. Voinovich to replace Ralph K. Frasier (term expired), for term beginning 9/27/96 and ending 9/20/2005.

Born:
Education: B.A., J.D., The Ohio State University
Profession: Lawyer (Reese, Pyle, Drake and Meyer)
Residence at time of appointment: Granville (Licking)

 

Reiling REILING, Walter A., Jr.

Appointed by Governor Bob Taft to replace J. Gilbert Reese (term expired), for term beginning 10/7/2005 and ending 9/20/2012. Served 6.9 years as Regent.

Born:
Education: University of Dayton, 1961; Harvard Medical School, 1965
Profession: Surgeon
Residence at time of appointment: Dayton (Montgomery)

 

E. Rigaud photo RIGAUD, Edwin

Appointed by Governor Bob Taft for term beginning 09/21/2002 and ending 9/20/2011. Resigned 6/19/2003 . Served 9 months as Regent.

Education: B.S., Chemistry at Xavier University of Louisiana in
New Orleans. M.S. in Biochemistry from the University of Cincinnati and has completed the advanced management course at the Harvard Business School.
Profession: president of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and a
retired vice president of the Proctor & Gamble Company.
Residence at time of appointment: Cincinnati (Hamilton)

 

Safford photo SAFFORD, William C.

Appointed by Governor James A. Rhodes to replace Thomas L. Conlan (term expired), for term beginning 9/21/75 and ending 9/20/84. Died 9/20/78. Served 3.0 years as Regent.

Born: Columbus, OH, 1898
Education: Student at Aquinas College, 1916-17; Columbus Law School, 1926-27
Profession: Insurance executive (Western & Southern Life Insurance Company); former state official
Residence at time of appointment: Cincinnati (Hamilton)

 

Sawyer photo SAWYER, Raymond T.

Appointed by Governor Richard F. Celeste to replace Robert F. Howarth, Jr. (term expired), for term beginning 11/24/87 and ending 9/20/96. Chairman of the Board, 1992-1993. Term expired 9/20/96. Served 8.8 years as Regent and 2.0 years as Chairman.

Born: 1943
Education: B.A., Yale University, 1965; LL.B., Harvard University, 1968
Profession: Lawyer (Thompson, Hine and Flory)
Residence at time of appointment: Shaker Heights (Cuyahoga)

 

Schey photo SCHEY, Ralph E.

Appointed by Governor George V. Voinovich to replace Raymond T. Sawyer (term expired), for term beinning 9/27/96 and ending 9/20/2005. Resigned 7/15/2004. Served 7.8 years as Regent.

Born:
Education: B.S., Ohio University; M.B.A., Harvard Univesity
Profession: Business executive (Scott Fetzer Company)
Residence at time of appointment: Westlake (Cuyahoga)

 

Shipley photo SHIPLEY, Ralph

Appointed by Governor James A. Rhodes to replace Harold W. Oyster (resigned), for term beginning 1/13/65 and ending 9/20/72. Appointment not confirmed by Senate.

Born: Carrollton, OH, 1916
Education: Williams College, Oberlin College, Harvard University
Profession: Business executive (Timken Roller Bearing Company)
Residence at time of appointment: Canton (Stark)

 

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Appointed by Governor James A. Rhodes to replace John M. Briley (resigned), for term beginning 9/21/75 and ending 9/20/84. Died 7/15/76. Served 0.8 years as Regent.

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Profession: Lawyer (state government, Ohio Turnpike Commission)
Residence at time of appointment: Columbus (Franklin)

 

Smith photo SMITH, Everett Ware

Appointed by Governor James A. Rhodes to replace Donald L. Huber (term expired), for term beginning 10/20/78 and ending 9/20/87. Resigned 10/28/82. Served 4.0 years as Regent.

Born: Quincy, MA, 1913
Education: B.S., Yale University, 1936
Profession: Banking executive (Cleveland Trust Company)
Residence at time of appointment: Gates Mills (Cuyahoga)

 

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Appointed by Governor John J. Gilligan to replace Jacob O. Kamm (term expired), for term beginning 9/21/72 and ending 9/20/81. Resigned 3/26/74. Served 1.5 years as Regent.

Born: Rocky River, OH, 1930
Education: B.A. Williams College, 1952; Postgraduate training at The Ohio State University, 1954-55
Profession: Professional baseball team executive, shipbuilding company executive
Residence at time of appointment: Bay Village (Cuyahoga)

 

Swank photo SWANK, C. William

Appointed by Governor James A. Rhodes to replace Paul E. Belcher (term expired), for term beginning 11/17/78 and ending 9/20/87. Term expired 9/20/87. Continued to serve on Board for 60 days until 11/19/87. Served 9.0 years as Regent.

Born: Greenville, Darke County, OH
Education: B.S., M.S., Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Profession: Agricultural specialist
Residence at time of appointment: Westerville (Franklin)

 

Space for photo TANKERSLEY, George Jackson

Appointed by Governor James A. Rhodes to replace Richard T. Baker (resigned), for term beginning 12/3/68 and ending 9/20/72. Term expired 9/20/72. Served 3.8 years as Regent.

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Residence at time of appointment: Shaker Heights (Cuyahoga)

 

TATAR, Jerome F.

 

Appointed by Governor Bob Taft to replace Thomas W. Noe (resigned), for term beginning 5/31/05 and ending 9/20/2008.

Education: B.A. Carnegie-Mellon University; MBA University of Pittsburgh
Profession: Retired chairman of MeadWestvaco Corporation
Residence at time of appointment: Dayton (Montgomery)

 

Thatcher photo THATCHER, Arthur G.

Appointed by Governor James A. Rhodes to replace George H. Pringle (appointment not confirmed by Senate), for term beginning 7/30/65 and ending 9/20/72. Resigned 4/68. Served 2.7 years as Regent.

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Residence at time of appointment: Portsmouth (Scioto)

 

Tuschman TUSCHMAN, James M.

Appointed by Governor Bob Taft to replace Ralph E. Schey (resigned), for term beginning 8/28/2004 and ending 9/20/2012. Chairman of the Board, 2008-2012. Served 8.1 years as Regent and 4 years as Chairman.

Born: Toledo, Ohio
Education: B.S., Miami University; J.D., The Ohio State University
Profession: Lawyer
Residence at time of appointment: Toledo (Lucas)

 

Ward photo WARD, Anita S.

Appointed by Governor Richard F. Celeste to replace Helen H. Jones (term expired), for term beginning 11/5/84 and ending 9/20/93. Term expired 9/20/93. Continued to serve on Board until appointment of Gordon on 10/8/93. Served 8.9 years as Regent.

Born: Columbus, OH, 1917
Education: B.S., The Ohio State University
Profession: Civic leader
Residence at time of appointment: Columbus (Franklin)

 

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Appointed by Governor John J. Gilligan to replace Edward E. Davis (term expired), for term beginning 9/21/72 and ending 9/20/81. Chairman of the Board, 1975-77. Resigned 10/31/77. Served 5.1 years as Regent and 2.6 years as Chairman.

Born: Birmingham, AL, 1919
Education: B.S., LL.B. University of Alabama; LL.M., George Washington University
Profession: Businessman
Residence at time of appointment: Cincinnati (Hamilton)

 

Zimmer photo ZIMMER, William H.

Appointed by Governor James A. Rhodes for term beginning 9/21/63 and ending 9/20/69. Reappointed for term beginning 9/21/69 and ending 9/20/78. Resigned 10/70. Served 7.0 years as Regent.

Born: Constance, KY, 1906
Education: Student at University of Cincinnati
Profession: Utilities executive (Cincinnati Gas & Electric)
Residence at time of appointment: Cincinnati (Hamilton)