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President Drake offers Title IX opinion

The Department of Education proposed changes to Title IX in November, and Ohio State President Michael Drake said he is concerned that these changes will create a barrier that discourages students from coming forward with possible Title IX violations. In an interview with The Lantern ...

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President Drake addresses alleged off-campus druggings

Faced with multiple reports of druggings at off-campus bars and parties, Ohio State President Michael Drake said Tuesday the university is working with the proper authorities regarding potential off-campus crimes. During an interview with The Lantern, Drake said anything that happens off campus is outside ...

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CNN host announced as spring commencement speaker

Fareed Zakaria, journalist, political analyst and author, will deliver Ohio State’s spring commencement address, according to an announcement from the university. Along with hosting Fareed Zakaria GPS (Global Public Square) for CNN Worldwide, Zakaria is a columnist for The Washington Post, a contributing editor for ...

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Ohio State appoints first female police chief

Ohio State University Police will have its first female police chief, with Kimberly Spears-McNatt being appointed to the position on Tuesday. She becomes the department’s 11th police chief. Tracy Hahn will take over as deputy chief. Spears-McNatt has been interim police chief for the past ...

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Drake receives raise and bonus

The Board of Trustees officially approved a raise for Ohio State University President Michael Drake on Friday and also awarded him a bonus. Drake’s base salary, after a 2.5 percent raise, is now over $870,000 and the president took home $212,000 bonus, which is the ...

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Drake challenges McMurphy’s accuracy in latest report

Ohio State University President Michael Drake issued a statement Tuesday denying Brett McMurphy’s report, released Tuesday through Stadium, accusing head coach Urban Meyer of covering up a verbal altercation between former wide receivers coach Zach Smith and former Ohio State wide receiver Trevon Grimes. Ohio ...

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