West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee issued the following statement on the announcement of his successor as president of The Ohio State University:

“In Dr. Michael Drake, The Ohio State University Board of Trustees has made a brilliant choice. Dr. Drake is a world-class academic and an exceptionally able and seasoned higher education leader. I welcome Dr. Drake and his family to Ohio and Ohio State. They will discover, as have I, a state and community filled with passionate advocates for this eminent public, land-grant University.”



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