Michael V. Drake, M.D.



Dr. Michael V. Drake, President of The Ohio State University, became a member of the Columbus Partnership in 2014. Ohio State has been represented on the Partnership since 1997.

The Ohio State University is a world-class public research institution and one of the nation’s most distinguished land-grant universities. It is considered to be one of America’s Public Ivy universities, which recognizes top public research universities in the United States. Along with its main campus in Columbus, Ohio State also operates regional campuses in Lima, Mansfield, Marion, Newark, and Wooster.

As President, Dr. Drake oversees Ohio State’s six campuses, 65,000 students, and nearly 48,000 faculty and staff.