Ohio State ADVANCE
The Ohio State University

Campus and Community Partners

Ohio State ADVANCE partners with campus and community organizations to promote gender equity in STEMM fields and encourage the success of all individuals, in alignment with the university’s strategic plan.

Office of Compliance and Integrity and Title IX Office

The Ohio State University Office of University Compliance and Integrity (OUCI) oversees compliance efforts across the university, including compliance in Research, the Medical Center, Athletics, Environmental Health and Safety, Information Security, Title IX, Clery Act reporting, Ohio Public Records law and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Ohio State ADVANCE works specifically with the Title IX Office and Title IX Coordinator, Kellie Brennan, in exploring ways in which Title IX is relevant in academic settings.

University Libraries and Research Commons

University Libraries offer access to information at 15 locations on Ohio State’s Columbus campus, through the website, and by phone. The William Oxley Thompson Library contains materials and services related to STEMM, social sciences and the humanities, including references, government documents and special collections, and department libraries feature collections that support courses and research in numerous additional fields of study.

Research Commons is an initiative of University Libraries’ Research Services. It allows researchers to connect with each other and with services that support and enable their work. It is a campus hub for collaborative and interdisciplinary research across all fields, with a special focus on Data Management, Digital Humanities and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

Office of Diversity and Inclusion

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) maintains recruitment, retention and success of students, faculty and staff who enrich the diversity of the university. ODI supervises the Hale Center, the Todd Anthony Bell National Resource Center of the African American Male, The Women’s Place, the American Disability Act program (ADA), the nine-city Young Scholars Program and runs various retention, mentoring, scholarship and access programs.

The Women’s Place

The Women’s Place (TWP) serves as a catalyst for institutional change to expand opportunities for women’s growth, leadership and power in an inclusive, supportive and safe university environment consistent with the goals of the Academic and Diversity Plans. TWP works to be a leader in equity and advancement of women in higher education by focusing on the areas of policy, culture, leadership and reporting the status of women.

Advocates and Allies

The NSF-funded Advocates & Allies for Equity initiative formally launched at The Ohio State University in November 2016 and focuses on transforming the climate of the institution by enhancing men’s engagement in gender equity work.  Advocates and Allies  collaborators include the College of Engineering, the Women’s Place and Ohio State ADVANCE.

President and Provost’s Council on Women

ADVANCE Associate Vice President Mary Juhas serves as a standing member on the President and Provost’s Council on Women (PPCW).  The PPCW is charged with advocating for the advancement of all women at The Ohio State University and providing leadership for the development of policies and practices that positively affect the working environment for women at Ohio State.

Technology Commercialization Office (TCO)

The Technology Commercialization Office (TCO) serves faculty, post-doctoral and student researchers by assisting them through the processes involved in turning their ideas, inventions and technologies into business opportunities and products that make an impact in the local and global marketplace.

TCO supports researchers in all phases of university technology commercialization, industry relations and start-up development at Ohio State through services related to:

  • Licensing and patents
  • New ventures
  • Ideation
  • Software prototyping

The TCO serves as a key partner in Ohio State ADVANCE’s signature program, REACH for Commercialization.

Office of the Chief Information Officer

The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) provides services to help Ohio State faculty, students and staff use technologies in learning, teaching, research and administrative settings. The primary role of the OCIO is to serve as a catalyst in working with the campus community to leverage technology to advance and support the mission and goals of the university.

The Alumni Association

The Alumni Association works to advance The Ohio State University by serving the most involved alumni community in the world. It is committed to enriching lifelong relationships among the alumni body and our university.

Office of Human Resources

The Ohio State University Office of Human Resources works to deliver the strategic talent and culture that drives employee inspiration, student success and global solutions.  Ohio State ADVANCE works with colleagues in OHR in hiring and retention of faculty and senior leaders.

College of Medicine’s Center for Faculty Advancement, Mentoring, and Engagement (FAME)

The Ohio State University College of Medicine Center for Faculty Advancement, Mentoring, and Engagement (FAME) is a comprehensive faculty development office. It is designed to leverage existing resources and provide new programming to support each faculty member’s career development.

Rev1 Ventures

Part start-up accelerator. Part venture capital fund. The hub of entrepreneurship in Central Ohio. As the most active seed fund in the Great Lakes Region, Rev1 provides entrepreneurs with a unique blend of resources—services, connections and funding—to turn great ideas into successful businesses. When it comes to entrepreneurship, they are the go-to-team. Entrepreneurs of every stripe and startups at every stage come to Rev1.

Rev1 Ventures serves as a key partner in Ohio State ADVANCE’s signature program, REACH for Commercialization™.