Press Release

Chancellor, OhioLINK Advisory Board name Evans executive director of OhioLINK


COLUMBUS, OH; Oct. 25, 2012 – Chancellor Jim Petro today appointed Gwen Evans to serve as executive director of OhioLINK and placed the library consortium under the umbrella of the Ohio Technology Consortium (OH-TECH).

Petro had appointed Evans as interim director of the consortium of 88 Ohio colleges and university libraries in August, replacing John Magill. Magill had directed the consortium since his 2010 appointment and left the OhioLINK post in August to focus on workforce and economic development initiatives at the Ohio Board of Regents.

Ohio Launches New Tool Linking Job Seekers and Energy Opportunities

COLUMBUS, OH, Sept. 24, 2012 – As part of Ohio’s ongoing efforts to boost job creation by better aligning education and training resources with the demands of job creators, the Ohio Board of Regents has launched The new website will connect Ohioans seeking education and jobs in the energy industry with specific job training and employment opportunities that meet their needs and interests.

Ohio to Award $11 Million for Internship/Co-Op Programs

COLUMBUS, OH – Sept. 12, 2012– An $11 million state investment will be made to award business and education partners that enhance learning opportunities for students in Ohio through co-ops and internships.

The investment is part of Governor John Kasich’s workforce development efforts to continue to align Ohio’s higher education curriculum with skills that are in demand by Ohio’s businesses.