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2:29 am
Sat April 25, 2015

Judge Allows Waters' Discrimination Lawsuit Against OSU To Proceed

Judge James L. Graham
Credit WCBE Files

A federal district judge has ruled fired Ohio State University marching band director Jon Waters' lawsuit against the school may proceed.

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9:49 am
Wed April 1, 2015

Ohio State Commits $400M To Affordability Effort

Ohio State University president Michael Drake says the school is committing 400 million dollars over five years to lower students' costs and improve the value of their education. 

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2:29 am
Sat March 14, 2015

Drake To Serve On Rock Hall Board

Michael Drake
Credit wikipedia

Ohio State University president Michael Drake is one of three new members named to the board of trustees of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland.

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2:09 am
Sat February 7, 2015

Judge Reschedules Hearing On OSU's Request To Dismiss Jon Waters' Lawsuit

Former Ohio State University marching band director Jon Waters
Credit alumni-osu.edu

A federal district judge has rescheduled a hearing to weigh Ohio State University's request that a civil rights lawsuit by former marching band director Jon Waters be dismissed.

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8:13 am
Thu January 22, 2015

Waters Applies For Old Job

Jon Waters
Credit artsandsciences.osu.edu

A federal district judge has scheduled a March 5 hearing in Columbus to consider Ohio State University's request that former marching band director Jon Waters' wrongful termination lawsuit be dismissed.

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7:47 am
Thu August 14, 2014

Drake: Waters Likely Won't Be Reinstated

Michael Drake
Credit Ohio State University

Ohio State University's evaluation of fired marching band director Jon Waters lauded him for "courageous" efforts to address attitudes surrounding the band's traditions seven weeks before he was dismissed.

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7:16 am
Tue August 12, 2014

Witness Says OSU Probe Of Marching Band Is Flawed

A witness in Ohio State University's investigation of its marching band says it's "absurd" to suggest fired director Jon Waters was dismissive of sexual harassment.

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7:16 am
Fri August 8, 2014

OSU President Remains Mum About Marching Band Scandal

Former Ohio State University marching band director Jon Waters is considering filing a lawsuit against the school.

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7:18 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

Ohio State Marching Band Director Dismissed

Ed and Karen Crockett

Ohio State University has fired band director Jon Waters after an internal investigation found that he knew about and ignored "serious cultural issues" including sexual harassment.

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6:53 am
Tue July 1, 2014

OSU Renovating President's Home

OSU President's Home
Credit Ohio State University

A 300-thousand dollar renovation of the home of new Ohio State University President Michael Drake is underway.

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12:42 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Leadership Changes At OSU Medical Center

Ohio State is announcing changes at its medical center including the departure of its director. 

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6:37 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

OSU Releases Drake's Contract Details

Ohio State University's new president will earn about $1 million annually in total compensation, or about half of what his predecessor made.

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8:25 am
Fri January 31, 2014

New OSU President Introduced

Drake Meets With Reporters
Credit Coshocton Tribune

  

Ohio State University trustees yesterday officially introduced Michael Drake as the school's new president.

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6:42 am
Thu January 30, 2014

OSU To Name New President Today

Ohio State University is poised to hire the school's first African-American president.

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