Avant-Grad: OHIO Trailblazers - Episode 103: Dr. Roderick McDavis

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 7:00pm

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This episode features OHIO President Emeritus Roderick J. McDavis, a Bobcat himself and the University’s first Black president. A 45-year veteran of higher education, McDavis, who is now the managing principal at executive search firm AGB, led OHIO’s $500 million fundraising campaign, the development of urban and Appalachian scholars programs, and other firsts for the University. He also helped create the state’s first guaranteed tuition plan.



Dr. McDavis
Join us to hear his journey from childhood, to receiving his bachelor’s degree in education in 1970 -- the year OHIO closed after the Kent State shootings -- to becoming only the second alumnus to lead his alma mater.

 

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If you have any questions, please email John Rogers at rogersj1@ohio.edu.

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