News & Announcements
Dr. Wendy Smooth
Dr. Wendy Smooth started her Senate work after a call from then-Senate Secretary Tim Gerber. She first became aware of the Senates possibilities after Dr. Gerber spoke at what is now the Big Ten Alliance Academic Leadership Program the previous year.Learn More
Digital Flagship Sets Sail
Last April, we concluded our Senate meetings of the year with a presentation from Michael Hofherr and Liv Gjestvang about the Digital Flagship Initiative. This fall semester, the Digital Flagship launched, providing innovate learning materials to a new group of Buckeyes.
Intellectual Property Policy Unanimously Passes
At the March 8 meeting of the University Senate, the Intellectual Property Policy passed unanimously. The new policy provides for ownership of copyright for traditional works, rights in patents and inventions, along with a royalty sharing model, and rights in software.
Ohio States Strategic Plan: Time and Change
At its meeting on Oct. 5, 2017, the University Senate was honored with a visit from the chair of the Board of Trustees, Alex Shumate. He talked about the boards role in governing the university and shared his thoughts on the new strategic plan, Time and Change, which evolved over the course of a year and was built on broad input from the university community.