Urban Meyer, head football coach at Ohio State University, earned $7.6 million in 2018, making Meyer the highest-paid public employee in Ohio last year, according to a ranking by the website GOBankingRates.
Legislative appropriations for Ohio arts agencies are projected to reach $16.5 million for fiscal year 2020, which equates to $1.41 per capita in the state, according to a report from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA).
Oklahoma State University-Main Campus, University of Central Oklahoma and University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus reported receiving the most federal financial aid during the 2018-19 academic year among Oklahoma schools.
Michael V. Drake, chief executive at the Ohio State University, earned $1,206,751 in total compensation last year, the ninth highest pay among executives at nearly 250 U.S. public universities and systems ranked in a Chronicle of Higher Education study.
Hotel room bills in Ohio tack on a total state lodging tax of 5.8 percent, the 32nd highest lodging tax rate in the nation, according to a study by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).