The Ohio State University at Newark


The Ohio State University Board of Trustees to Meet in Newark

NEWARK, OH, Aug. 23, 2017 — For the first time in about 25 years, The Ohio State University Board of Trustees will meet at Ohio State Newark. The meeting will be held on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, at 10 a.m. in the John Gilbert Reese Center, Melissa Warner Bow Grand Hall, located at 1209 University Drive. It is open to the public. Immediately following the meeting, members of the board and other university officials will be offered a campus tour.

The Ohio State Board of Trustees attending are Alex Shumate (chair), Janet B. Reid (vice chair), Alex R. Fischer, Hiroyuki Fujita, Michael J. Gasser, Erin P. Hoeflinger, Clark C. Kellogg, James D. Klingbeil, Cheryl L. Krueger, Lydia A. Lancaster, H. Jordan Moseley, Brent R. Porteus, Timothy P. Smucker, Alan A. Stockmeister, Alan VanderMolen and John W. Zeiger.

In addition, several members of Ohio State’s leadership staff will attend, including President Michael V. Drake and Provost Bruce McPheron. Other notable guests include Javaune Adams-Gaston, senior vice president of student life; Geoff Chatas, senior vice president and CFO; Chris Culley, senior vice president and general counsel; Katie Hall, chief of staff in the Office of the President; Ann Hamilton, vice president of university communications; Jay Kasey, senior vice president of administration and planning; Gene Smith, senior vice president and athletics director; Joanne McGoldrick, associate vice president of total rewards; Kim Shumate, associate vice president of HR administration and operations; Alison Mincey, associate vice president of employee relations strategy and risk management; and Blake Thompson, vice president for government affairs and secretary to the Ohio State Board of Trustees.

The Ohio State University at Newark offers an academic environment that’s challenging but supportive with world-renowned professors and access to Ohio State’s more than 200 majors. It’s where learning comes to life. Research, study abroad and service learning opportunities prepare students for their careers in ways they never expected.