Selective Investment 2000 Award Recipients
It is with great pride that we present to you the recipients of Ohio State's 1999-2000 Selective Investment Awards. Now
The Selective Investment initiative was begun in 1997 to identify some of our strongest departments and programs and to give them the resources they need to move to the very top of their fields. The program represents a shared financial commitment. Up to one million dollars in continuing funding is dedicated to implementing the plan of each recipient, with half
This year's awards bring the total recipients to thirteen. All were selected based on their importance to our academic mission; their existing high level of excellence; their ability to promote inter-program collaborations and interdisciplinary activities; and their contribution to university outreach goals with business, industry, and the community. Results of our investment are already being seen. We are attracting top scholars and top students. And we are putting this great university on a course of becoming even greater, moving us among the rankings of the top public research universities in the nation.
We invite you to read about the plans and ambitions of this year's Selective Investment recipients. They are exemplars of the highest standards of achievement at The Ohio State University.