Abraham resigns as YSU provost


YOUNGSTOWN — Youngstown State University Provost Martin Abraham has resigned from his position as provost at the university.

“After serving the YSU community as provost and vice president for Academic Affairs for nearly four years, Dr. Martin Abraham today submitted a letter of resignation, effective immediately,” said YSU President Jim Tressel in an email issued Friday.

“In the letter, Dr. Abraham indicates that he will return to the position of tenured professor in the Department of Civil/Environmental and Chemical Engineering, and that he looks forward to assisting in the development of the newly created Mahoning Valley Innovation and Commercialization Center.”

The email concludes that YSU administration will keep the campus posted regarding future leadership in the provost’s office.

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