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Ohio State increases minimum graduate stipends by $4,000 over two years
To enhance support for graduate students, The Ohio State University is increasing the minimum stipend for teaching, research and other graduate associates by $2,000 for the current academic year and another $2,000 in the upcoming academic year, President Kristina M. Johnson told University Senate today. This $4,000 increase will bring the university’s minimum stipend for nine-month, 50% appointments to $21,280 by fall 2021. About 3,500 graduate associates will be paid more under the initiative. With these increases, Ohio State’s minimum stipend is projected to improve from below the median in the Big Ten to among the top third. Based on current figures, with this change, the university’s 2021-22 stipend would be fourth highest in the Big Ten.Learn More
Call for nominations and applications: Coordinator on Academic Misconduct
The Office of Academic Affairs is opening a call for applications and/or nominations for an internal search for a Coordinator on Academic Misconduct. This is a full-time position beginning early spring semester 2021.
Naming of Ohio State center cements Lal’s legacy
The legacy of Rattan Lal, one of the world’s top scientists, has been bolstered with the addition of his name to a center at The Ohio State University. The honor was bestowed on Oct. 15, in a virtual ceremony hosted by Ohio State, Nationwide Insurance, and Ohio Farm Bureau. Earlier in the day, Lal received the 50th annual World Food Prize, often referred to as the “Nobel Prize in Food and Agriculture.” Ohio State University President Kristina M. Johnson and Rattan Lal in Bricker Hall. Photo by Ken Chamberlain. Lal serves as Distinguished University Professor at Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) and is the founding director of what will now be known as the CFAES Rattan Lal Carbon Management and Sequestration Center (C-MASC).