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Inter-University Council of Ohio Comment on Proposed Senate Higher Education Reform Legislation

[Columbus]: Bruce Johnson, president of the Inter-University Council of Ohio (IUC), issued the following statement today on behalf of Ohio’s fourteen public universities in response to State Senator Jerry Cirino’s proposed higher education reform legislation. “We look forward to reviewing the bill and working with the sponsors and the Senate Workforce and Higher Education Committee […]

Inter-University Council of Ohio Expresses Strong Support for Senator Kunze Anti-Hazing Legislation

[Columbus]: Bruce Johnson, president of the Inter-University Council of Ohio (IUC), issued the following statement today regarding the introduction of anti-hazing legislation in the Ohio Senate as sponsored by Senators Stephanie Kunze and Theresa Gavarone. “On behalf of Ohio’s public universities, we appreciate the opportunity to continue working with Senators Kunze and Gavarone, as sponsors […]

Inter-University Council of Ohio Thanks Governor DeWine for Higher Education Support in FY22-FY23 Operating Budget

[Columbus]: Bruce Johnson, president of the Inter-University Council of Ohio (IUC), issued the following statement today regarding Governor DeWine’s rollout of the Fiscal Years 2022 and 2023 state operating budget and the Governor’s continuing strong support for higher education.  The funding proposed over the next two fiscal years for Ohio’s public universities will be used […]

CARES Act Funding Controlling Board Approval 10.26.20

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 26, 2020 Inter-University Council of Ohio Thanks Ohio Senate and House Approval for Continued Investment In Ohio’s Public Universities Through Release of Additional CARES Act Funding [Columbus]: Bruce Johnson, president of the Inter-University Council of Ohio (IUC), issued the following statement today regarding the State Controlling Board’s approval of just over […]

CARES Act Funding Announcement 10.23.20

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 23, 2020 Inter-University Council of Ohio Supports Governor DeWine’s Continued Investment In Ohio’s Public Universities Through Release of Additional CARES Act Funding [Columbus]: Bruce Johnson, president of the Inter-University Council of Ohio (IUC), issued the following statement today regarding Governor DeWine’s announcement of continued financial support to Ohio’s public universities through […]

Ohio’s public universities have never been more critical to our state and its communities: Bruce Johnson

  Cleveland State University in an October 2019 file photo. (Lynn Ischay, The Plain Dealer)The Plain Dealer By Guest Columnist, cleveland.com COLUMBUS, Ohio — Across the state, universities are implementing plans they developed for providing world-class learning and research in the fall semester of 2020 while keeping our students safe. These plans are taking effect […]

Restart Ohio Higher Education Statement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                CONTACT July 9, 2020                                                                                              Bruce Johnson, […]

IUC Statement on George Floyd Death

The Inter-University Council of Ohio Presidents make the following statement regarding the recent violent and brutal death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. The IUC Presidents were horrified and disgusted by the brutality demonstrated by individuals within the Minneapolis Police Department that resulted in the death of George Floyd.  Our hearts ache for the family of […]

Ohio’s 14 Public Universities Produce 6,506 Healthcare Profession Graduates

Spring 2020 commencements celebrate new healthcare graduates entering an understaffed healthcare marketplace and joining the frontlines in the battle against COVID-19 [Columbus]:  The Inter-University Council of Ohio (IUC), which represents Ohio’s public universities, announced today that its 14 member institutions produced 6,506 graduates with an associate degree, bachelor’s degree, doctoral degree, or professional degree in […]

Column: Financial aid key to college education, better life

It’s back to college in the Buckeye State. In the next several weeks, more than 300,000 degree-seekers will be entering or returning to school at one of Ohio’s 14 public universities. College-level learning is the key to economic opportunity and prosperity for individuals and the state as well as to a strong democracy. It is […]