Ohio Board of Regents

Ohio's community colleges could request to offer bachelor's degrees in certain circumstances under provisions of the state budget bill.

State education leaders are working to lower the cost of a college degree through a number of efforts, including the expansion of a thriving program at Columbus State Community College. 

Ohio State University will study how to improve workplace safety under three grants totaling $578,000  awarded by the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation and the Ohio Board of Regents. 

A bill is being proposed in Ohio that would require community colleges and universities to have suicide prevention programs on and off campus. 

In his State of the State speech tonight at Medina High School, Governor John Kasich is expected to push for more career-tech education at younger ages.

A report by the Ohio Board of Regents shows more than one-third of 2012 high school graduates entering Ohio colleges for the first time required developmental classes in English or mathematics to get up to speed.

Two Republican state lawmakers are proposing a measure overturning a recent decision by the Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor allowing young immigrants with temporary legal status to pay in-state tuition rates at public colleges.

An Ohio State University spokesperson says the campus-wide tobacco ban will begin when classes resume on August 21st - but officials are still fine-tuning the ban and figuring out what the penalties for consuming a legal product on public land will be.

Immigrants May Get In-State Tuition Rates

Aug 1, 2013

The Ohio Board of Regents says college-age immigrants participating in the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program are eligible for in-state tuition rates at public colleges and universities.

Former Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor Eric Fingerhut has been named President and CEO of Hillel International, a worldwide Jewish student organization.

Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne says it's now offering in-state tuition to students from six western Ohio counties.

After a 29 year career in Ohio government and politics, Jim Petro will retire on February 1st as Chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents. Looking back on his long career, Petro tells statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen he is proud of helping bring the two bureaucracies that deal with schools and higher education closer together.

Petro To Retire

Dec 18, 2012

Ohio Board of Regents Chanellor Jim Petro says he will retire in February.

The Ohio Board of Regents has launched a website to help prospective college students and returning workers find the ideal institutions and careers.