YSU's hiring process surprises consultant

YOUNGSTOWN

A consultant leading Youngstown State University trustees in a retreat regarding the relationship between university boards and presidents and the challenges facing the two divisions was surprised to learn how big a role YSU trustees play in hiring.

“As I read your bylaws, it is the board of trustees that hires everyone,” said Larry Shinn of AGB Consulting who served 18 years as president of Berea College in Berea, Ky. “I’m surprised by that. I think the president ought to live and die by his own team.”

Read more about the university's hiring process in Saturday's Vindicator or on Vindy.com.

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