Ohio University

Higher ed. problems preceded pandemic, more systemic, employees say

BY: - May 11, 2020

Budget cuts are touching every aspect of education, but those who work in higher education say while the pandemic did have a major impact, systemic changes made to colleges and universities were already causing struggles. Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced 3.8% across the board cuts to the state share of instruction for higher education, amounting […]

DeWine asks colleges to go remote; sporting events to block fans to slow COVID-19 spread

BY: - March 11, 2020

Gov. Mike DeWine ramped up efforts Tuesday to curb the novel coronavirus in recommending — though not ordering — colleges to hold classes remotely, professional and collegiate teams to prohibit spectators, and other changes in nursing homes, churches, and prisons. The requests mark an escalation in Ohio’s preventative efforts after officials announced Monday that three […]