Dr. Michael V. Drake
President, The Ohio State University
Dr. Michael Drake’s service in higher education spans nearly four decades and includes senior leadership roles at universities and organizations dedicated to advancing education. He became the 15th president of The Ohio State University in 2014. Dr. Drake is an alumnus of Stanford University (B.A.) and UC San Francisco (M.D.), and holds three honorary degrees. He is an elected member of both the National Academy of Medicine and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Before coming to The Ohio State University, Dr. Drake served as Chancellor of the University of California, Irvine.