COLUMBUS, OH, Oct. 20, 2011 – Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor Jim Petro, joined by University of Cincinnati President Gregory H. Williams, today named the University of Cincinnati’s University of Cincinnati’s Center for Design and Innovation as an Ohio Center of Excellence in Cultural and Societal Transformation. The new Center of Excellence incorporates the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP), the College of Medicine and the College of Engineering.
COLUMBUS, OH, Oct. 20, 2011 – Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor Jim Petro, joined by Wright State President David R. Hopkins, today named Wright State University’s Center for Collaborative Education, Leadership and Innovation in the Arts (CELIA) an Ohio Center of Excellence in Cultural and Societal Transformation. This endeavor builds upon the talents and expertise of students and faculty in the departments of Art and Art History; Music; and Theatre, Dance and Motion Pictures.
COLUMBUS, OH, Oct. 17, 2011 – Once a Buckeye, always a Buckeye. At least that is the approach the Ohio Board of Regents and the State of Ohio are taking when it comes to attending college in Ohio.
“If our economy is to grow, we must do everything we can to attract and retain students of all ages to Ohio,” Ohio Chancellor Jim Petro said. “The Forever Buckeyes program provides an incentive to attract these students back to Ohio to enroll in a wide range of educational opportunities.”
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 07, 2011 – Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor Jim Petro, in conjunction with The Ohio State University, today announced signing an aggregate purchasing agreement with VMware, Inc. projected to generate $25.4 million in direct savings and $155.5 million in indirect savings over the next two years. The agreement serves all Ohio four-year and two-year campuses, K-12 schools, and state and local governments, as well as related health care communities.
COLUMBUS – OH, October 3, 2011 – Ohio is moving forward with an initiative that will save Ohio students money. The 3-Year Degree plan, required in the 2012-13 state budget, is designed to ease the financial burden on students while still providing them with a quality education. The budget provision calls for state universities to transition ten percent of their programs to three-year degrees in 2012 with 60 percent of programs available in three years by 2014.
COLUMBUS, OH, Sep. 30, 2011 – Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor Jim Petro today announced an Ohio Center of Excellence in the category of Cultural and Societal Transformation, the Center of Excellence in Developing Effective Businesses and Organizations at Bowling Green State University.
COLUMBUS, OH, Sep. 29, 2011 – Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor Jim Petro today announced an Ohio Center of Excellence in the category of Cultural and Societal Transformation, the State Regional and Urban Development Center at The Ohio State University.
COLUMBUS, OH, Sep. 15, 2011 - The Chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents (BOR) and The Ohio State University will enter into an agreement regarding the operations and management of the newly formed Ohio Technology Consortium, or OH-TECH.