Tressel applies for YSU presidency


It’s official. Jim Tressel has applied to become Youngstown State University’s ninth president.

Tressel, former YSU and Ohio State University football coach, applied Friday for the job, confirmed Jamie Ferrare, president of AGB Search, the firm leading the search for YSU’s next president. Monday is the application deadline.

Tressel of Medina, who has worked since 2012 as executive vice president for student success at the University of Akron, also applied last month to be president at that university.

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