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Jim Tressel Is Youngstown State’s New Presidential Pick

Photo courtesy Youngstown State University Tressel’s name has been tossed around as a potential contender well since last year. Backers include Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan, who aggressively recruited Tressel for the YSU job when then-president Randy Dunn left after just 8 months. University spokesman Ron Cole says Tressel beat out two other candidates: the chancellor [...]

Ex -Coach Jim Tressel Now Eying Two University Presidencies

COURTESY OF UNIVERSITY OF AKRON University of Akron Vice President Jim Tressel is now pursuing two presidential posts in Northeast Ohio. The former Ohio State football coach, who is already being considered by the University of Akron, submitted his application to Youngstown State University on Friday. Since February 2012, Tressel has served as the University [...]

Youngstown’s Community Leaders Are Pushing to Bring Jim Tressel Back to YSU

It’s been a merry-go-round regarding the top posts at many of Ohio’s universities. Ohio State, Kent State, and Hiram College each recently made new presidential hires, while The University of Akron and Notre Dame College continue their searches for new leaders. And now they’ll be joined in that hunt by Youngstown State after current president [...]

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