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Hume Named Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies and Dean of Undergraduate Education

Elizabeth V. Hume, PhD, has accepted an offer to serve as the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies and Dean of Undergraduate Education, effective October 1, 2017, with Board approval.

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Register by Sunday, Nov. 26, for early-bird pricing for Ohio State’s inaugural Community Engagement Conference taking place Jan. 24-25. The theme of the conference is Partnering to Advance Health and Wellness.


Nominations for the Office of Research's Innovator of the Year, Early Career Innovator of the Next Generation Innovator of the Year (formerly the Student Innovator of the Year) awards are due by Monday, Dec. 4.

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Nominations for possible commencement speakers are due by Friday, Dec. 15.

Commencement Speaker Nominations

Materials for the Feb. 1-2 meeting of the Board of Trustees are due to the Board office on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018.

Board of Trustees

The Community Engagement Conference on Wednesday, Jan. 24, and Thursday, Jan. 25, brings together faculty, staff, students and community partners to focus on professional development, networking and potential engagement partnerships, centering on the theme of Partnering to Advance Health and Wellness.

Community Engagement Conference

The second deadline is Wednesday, Jan. 31, for Linkage and Leverage grants through the Initiative for Food and AgriCultural Transformation (InFACT).

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Led by the Industry Liaison Office, this workshop on Thursday, Feb. 1, 10-11:30 a.m., provides faculty with the tools and support needed to collaborate with businesses.

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