"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
Former Ohio Gov. George V. Voinovich ’61 passed away on Sunday, June 12. He was 79. Over the course of his long and successful career Voinovich served two terms as governor of Ohio and two terms as a member of the United State Senate. He was mayor of Cleveland during a tumultuous time for the city, and served in the Ohio House of Representatives, as Cuyahoga County auditor, and a Cuyahoga County commissioner. His 46 years in public service began in 1963 when he joined the office of the Ohio Attorney General. Read More.
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