"The Office of Government Affairs serves as the liaison between the university and all levels of government: federal, state, and local. We strive to advance the university’s mission of teaching,   research, and public service, thereby enhancing educational opportunities for our students, faculty and staff as well as the citizens of Ohio. We are committed to developing strong partnerships between our public officials and the university in order to build a better university and a more prosperous Ohio."  - Blake Thompson, Vice President for Government Affairs and Secretary to The Ohio State University Board 




John Glenn, an American icon whose belief in civic duty and public service led him to serve his country as a Marine combat pilot, a pioneer in space travel and a United States senator from Ohio, passed away Thursday (12/8) in Columbus. He was 95. He was the inspirational force behind the John Glenn College of Public Affairs at Ohio State, where his legacy inspires the future leaders and public servants of our nation. Read More



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U.S. Representative
Bob Gibbs
Associate of Applied Science (1974)
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