The Ohio University Board of Trustees approved a resolution in June to conduct a complete interior renovation of Seigfred Hall, transforming the five-story building into an interdisciplinary facility and creating the Patton Arts Center.
The Faculty Senate met Monday to discuss changes to the faculty handbook and establish a phased retirement plan.
Ohio Senate Bill 83, known as the Ohio Higher Education Enhancement Act, is on its eleventh revision, and it is specifically regulating the content taught by professors, hindering diversity, equity and inclusion training within universities, and restricting partnerships with China. Lawmakers have until the end of 2024 to pass this version of the bill.
Athens City Council met on Monday evening to discuss the Athens City Commission on Disabilities’ annual report and essential city services to address the needs of individuals with disabilities.
The Oil and Gas Land Management Commission declared its decision to allow fracking in Ohio state parks and wildlife areas owned by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources on Nov. 15.
Recent approval from the university's President's Office has granted the Student Senate the ability to allocate approximately $260,000 towards the supply of menstrual products throughout Ohio University Athens campus. In a strive towards menstrual equity on campus, the Student Senate recently secured funding to ensure the availability of period products in campus restrooms.