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Interim Ohio State University President Says College Football Is Not Nearly As Important As Some People Think

Interim Ohio State University President Joseph Alutto thinks some people pay way too much attention to Ohio State football.

Alutto said he still thinks there is sometimes too much value placed upon Buckeye athletics.

“In one sense, I would tell you I think there’s too much emphasis,” he said. “On the other hand … it’s part of the distinctiveness (of OSU).”

He added the university has a ways to go in terms of striking a balance.

“The university has to do a much better job of making sure the focus isn’t only on athletics, even though that is the area that gets the most attention,” Alutto said.

Read more at: thelantern.com

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