Ohio Board of Regents to Collaborate with Ohio Department of Education

COLUMBUS, Ohio (2012-12-14) — 


COLUMBUS, OH – December 14, 2012 - In an effort to further the collaboration between the Ohio Board of Regents (OBR) and the Ohio Department of Education (ODE), and enhance the development of P-20 initiatives, the OBR is moving its offices to the ODE facility at 25 S. Front St., Columbus, OH, 43215.

The actual move will take place on Friday, Dec. 28, with OBR in its new home by the start of the business day on Monday, Dec. 31.

During the move, service to OBR constituents will remain in place during regular business hours through the 1-800-AFFORD-IT (233-6734) customer service line and the chat service found on the OBR website, www.ohiohighered.org. Email inquiries can be sent to hotline@regents.state.oh.us. Veterans with questions about the Ohio GI Promise and additional military benefits can call 1-877-VETS-OH-1. The main OBR office number, 614-466-6000, will be available in the new building as of Dec. 31. We appreciate your patience during this transition.


About the Board of Regents

The Ohio Board of Regents is the state agency that coordinates higher education in Ohio. The agency is directed by its Chancellor, who is a member of the Governor of Ohio's cabinet. The Chancellor, with the advice of the nine-member Board of Regents, provides policy guidance to the Governor and the Ohio General Assembly, advocates for the University System of Ohio and carries out state higher education policy.