Our people and programs are making news every day.


At Otterbein, our president is helping prepare women for leadership positions. Our professors are leading the way in curriculum development. Our Center for Community Engagement is winning awards for its dedication to serving others. These are only a few of the people and programs you’ll read about in our Newsroom.

Read the latest announcements from Otterbein University:

Dean of Students Bob Gatti recognized for advocacy at the 2019 Central Ohio Social Justice Awards

News - March 19, 2019

Dean of Students and Vice President for Student Affairs Bob Gatti has been a supporter of all students over his 41 years at Otterbein. His advocacy and dedication to students and social…

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Megan Carey ’22 Receives Army ROTC Scholarship, Otterbein Award to Continue Education

News - March 13, 2019


Otterbein offers students the opportunity to pursue a passion to serve their country without the burden of student debt. The Reserved Officer Training Corps (ROTC) allows students to…

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United Methodist affiliated colleges and universities in Ohio jointly affirm continued commitment to inclusivity in joint letter

News - March 8, 2019


Dear Friends and Colleagues,

The work of the United Methodist Church and its members has left an indelible and positive imprint on our communities, state, nation, and world. Included…

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Otterbein believes we are a better, stronger, more meaningful community when we open doors for anyone and everyone who is ready to learn and to work with the aim of advancing the public good.

News - March 7, 2019

Our university has always been a leader in ensuring all have full access to a world-class education. That is why women were admitted as students on equal footing as their male counterparts and why…

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Campus Center Renovation and the GROVE Project

News - December 21, 2018

From the time it was built in the late 1960’s, the Campus Center has served as the heart of the University community for thousands of Otterbein students, faculty, alumni and friends. Centrally…

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Only Otterbein: We are 21st century excellence

News - December 21, 2018

Be a part of a new movement to impact higher education in America.

Otterbein University believes higher education needs a shake-up. It’s time to reinvent what it means to be the smartest way…

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The Otterbein Commitment Makes College Affordable for Ohio Students

News - November 15, 2018

Contact: Anyone wishing more information related to the Otterbein Commitment should contact the Otterbein Office of Admissions at 614-823-1500 or uotterb@otterbein.edu.


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Deadline to vote for the State of Ohio microbe is Nov. 17!

News - November 9, 2018

By: Aselya Sposato ’21

Vote before Nov. 17!

Otterbein University’s departments of Biology and Earth Science, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Communication, and History…

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Otterbein Nursing graduates are 100 percent ready for their careers

News - November 8, 2018

The Department of Nursing has had a lot to celebrate in its 40 years of excellence, including licensure and certification pass rates well above the national average. In fact, the spring 2018…

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Message from the President

News - October 30, 2018

Dear Otterbein Community, I am deeply troubled by last week’s attack on a synagogue in Pittsburgh and other hate crimes that have dominated recent news headlines, and I am surely not alone. As…

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