A timeline of Kristina Johnson's tenure as Ohio State University president

With Kristina Johnson's confirmation Monday that she will be resigning as Ohio State president at the end of the current academic year, her tenure will be the second shortest among the 16 full-time presidents and something not seen since the 1890s.

Johnson, 65, resigned at the request of the university's board of trustees, sources inside the administration told The Dispatch, which reported her plans to step down Monday afternoon. Johnson confirmed she would be leaving in a statement hours later.

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Here's a timeline of what led Ohio State trustees to appoint Johnson and her tenure here:

The tenure of Kristina Johnson as Ohio State University president

Ohio State President Kristina M. Johnson's formal induction as the university's 16th president on Friday, November 19, 2021, in the Wexner Center for the Arts' Mershon Auditorium at the Columbus campus.
Ohio State President Kristina M. Johnson's formal induction as the university's 16th president on Friday, November 19, 2021, in the Wexner Center for the Arts' Mershon Auditorium at the Columbus campus.

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