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Senate to Host Public University Trustee Symposium

September 25, 2023
Jerry C. Cirino News

COLUMBUS - Senator Jerry C. Cirino (R-Kirtland), Chair of Workforce and Higher Education, has invited all current members of the Boards of Trustees of Ohio's 14 public universities to attend a symposium on a variety of topics relevant to higher education governance.

"This symposium, which I believe is the first ever of its kind in Ohio, will be a great opportunity for the trustees of our critical institutions of higher education to spend time with the Senate and to hear from respected speakers," said Cirino. 

The symposium will feature nationally recognized speakers delivering presentations on policy formulation, future strategies, and current challenges. There will also be a round table discussion among trustees. 

  • When: October 23, 2023 from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm
  • Where: The Ohio Statehouse Atrium
  • Hosts: Senate President Matt Huffman and State Senator Jerry Cirino, Chair of Workforce and Higher Education Committee

Topics will include:

  • The Legislature's Role in Higher Education
  • Board of Governance in Higher Education
  • Guide to Selecting a College President
  • Compliance with the U.S. Supreme Court Admissions Decision
  • Strategic Direction for Higher Education
  • Securing Intellectual Diversity
  • Higher Ed and Changing Workforce Demands

The symposium will be streamed on the Ohio Channel.
A media availability will be held after the program has concluded for credentialed members of the press.