Proposed policy indicated Ohio State would claim ownership of scholarly works.
Ohio State University is assuring its professors that their scholarly works — books, articles, software and other works that can be copyrighted — belong to them.
That’s the arrangement that had been in place for years. But a policy proposed last month stoked fears that the university was trying to take control of those works. Some professors threatened to quit if it was approved.
A new draft being circulated aims to ease those worries, and OSU President Michael V. Drake said...