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Trustees Hesitate On New Auxiliary Facilities

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A committee of the Ohio University Board of Trustees decided they needed more time to consider a multi-million dollar facility plan that would consolidate several university departments. The University Resources Committee was presented a plan during its meeting on Thursday that site planners said would free up valuable space on the main campus and at… Read More

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OU Aquatic Center Will Upgrade Accessibility

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By next school year, the Ohio University Aquatic Center will have undergone improvements throughout the building making it an accessible facility for people with disabilities. This project is included in a series of ADA accessibility improvements being implemented by the University. The Aquatic Center will be upgrading its accessibility, offering easier access within the facility… Read More

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International Women’s Day Festival On Sunday

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In celebration of Women’s History Month, Ohio University will hold its seventh annual International Women’s Day Festival from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 15, in the Baker University Center Ballroom. An opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women past, present and future while showcasing the talents of Athens’ diverse community, the International Women’s Day… Read More

Demolition Of President Street Academic Center Postponed

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An Ohio University Board of Trustees discussion regarding the demolition of the President Street Academic Center has been postponed by the university due to “unforeseen site conditions.” The trustees were slated to hold a joint meeting of their Academics Committee and Resources Committee on Thursday morning to discuss the project. However, in an email to… Read More

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OU Student Sues University Over Texting

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Ohio University is being sued in federal court by a student who claims he should not have been suspended for texts he sent to a female student. He disputes OU’s finding that the texts constituted sexual harassment. Student Michael Marshall filed the lawsuit Wednesday in U.S. District Court, naming the university, Ryan Lombardi and Diane… Read More

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One-Day Delay Should Result In Lawsuit Victory, OU Prof Claims

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A former Ohio University faculty member who is suing OU is asking a federal court to decide the case is his favor because the university was one day late in filing a response to the lawsuit. Attorneys for OU called the request “frivolous.” Timothy Scott McKeny is asserting he was improperly denied tenure, in part… Read More

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Preparations Underway For Athens Beautification Day

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The Ohio University and Athens community are gearing up for the annual Athens Beautification Day, which will be held on April 19. The annual event provides an opportunity for OU students and employees, as well as city residents and officials, to work side-by-side while doing beautification projects around the city and beyond. Athens Beautification Day… Read More