Entire small animal surgery team quits as mass exodus of faculty, staff continues at OSU VetMed

Continuing a debilitating mass exodus of faculty and staff that has now reached more than 70 individuals in just the past few years, the entire small animal surgical team recently quit, including the Department Head and entire nursing team.  This follows a stream of departures that has included multiple Department Heads, Teaching Hospital administrators, supervisors, … Read More

“Toxic,” “Retaliation,” “Unfair.” The three most frequently reported words from survey.

83% of self-identified faculty and staff disagree with the statement that “Overall, the workplace culture at CVM is positive,’ according to a recent, anonymous, opt-in survey conducted online from April to August, 2023. The most common words and phrases reported were “toxic” or similar, “retaliation” or similar, and “unfair” or similar. In the same survey, … Read More

Faculty, staff paid up to 500% less than Locum vets; Locum vets report frustrating experiences

The College of Veterinary Medicine is paying temporary veterinarians, referred to as Locum, up to 500% more than it pays its employees to fill coverage gaps created by an unmitigated mass exodus of faculty and staff due to a worsening toxic work environment.  This is creating tension and frustration among the remaining regular staff as … Read More

CVM announces largest class ever, despite losing over 50 faculty and staff in just two years.

OSU recently announced it had matriculated its largest class ever into the College of Veterinary Medicine. Simultaneously, a mass exodus of faculty and staff has reduced its capacity to educate that class. CVM was forced to double the number of non-resident students and raise tuition revenues 22% as a result of being put on probation … Read More