Press Release

Ohio’s Career Colleges and Schools Honor John Carey for Lifetime Achievement

OACCS-carey-award-dec2013.jpgThe Ohio Association of Career Colleges and Schools honored Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor John Carey for decades of public service with the OACCS Lifetime Achievement Award. OACCS recognized Carey at the association’s board meeting today in Columbus. 

Carey was appointed Chancellor by Gov. John Kasich in April 2013. Most recently, he was an administrator at Shawnee State University.

Ohio’s ultra-fast statewide broadband network honored by leading national technology publication

Columbus, Ohio/Washington, D.C. (June 6, 2013)
– IDG’s Computerworld Honors Program named the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) as a 2013 Laureate in the “Emerging Technology” category Monday night during its Gala Evening and Awards Ceremony at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C. The award program honors visionary applications of information technology promoting positive social, economic and educational change.

Board of Regents Welcomes Chief of Staff, Names New Legislative & Policy Team

COLUMBUS, OH, June 4, 2013 – The Ohio Board of Regents welcomed Matt Whatley as its new Chief of Staff Monday, and also announced a new legislative and policy team. Laura Padgett has been named the agency’s Policy Director and Eli Faes has been named Legislative and Public Affairs Director. Both Padgett and Faes are veterans of the agency, formerly serving as Executive Assistant to the Chancellor and Public Affairs Director, respectively.

Governor Kasich Appoints Kurt Kaufman to Board of Regents

COLUMBUS, OH, May 30, 2013 – Kurt A. Kaufman, of Waynesfield, was appointed to the Ohio Board of Regents by Gov. John Kasich this week. His term begins immediately and ends on Sept. 20, 2018. The nine-member board advises the chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents.

Kaufman is an attorney who has owned and managed Kaufman Law Office in Lima for the past 16 years. His practice focuses on worker’s compensation, representing both injured workers and employers. His practice areas also include business and probate.