Dr. Michael V. Drake

Michael V. Drake, MD

Dr. Michael V. Drake’s service in higher education spans nearly four decades and includes senior leadership roles at universities and national organizations dedicated to advancing education. He became the 15th president of The Ohio State University on June 30, 2014.

His vision for the university’s future focuses on access, affordability and excellence, with an emphasis on groundbreaking research and modern and effective teaching. Other focus areas include deepening the university’s community engagement and advancing inclusive excellence and diversity. Read more.

Ohio State Making History with 1st Black President via The Lantern

Photos from President Drake’s Investiture

Expressing our immense gratitude: Article from Ohio State Alumni Magazine

The Interview: Michael V. Drake. Article from 614Columbus

“Without our alumni, none of what we do is possible.” — President Drake