A wonderful ending to a very sad story. Thankfully Linda survived and those businesses are just great for helping her. I will remember those names if I ever need those kinds of services.
June 25, 2014 at 1:05 p.m.
Is it possible to have an independent third party verify the figures and assumptions that make up the Administration's bouncing budgeted deficit? 6.6 M to 11.7 M? According to this faculty led study, administrators may have even raised their own salaries knowing full well that the institution could not support those raises and that some would have to lose their very means of survival as a result of their mismanagement of funds, exhorbitant compensation packages for new hires and their own self serving behavior. If that is true, it's not just unethical, it may even be criminal.
June 8, 2014 at 3:48 p.m.
Tressel is on Akron's and Youngsown's short lists to placate the wealthy and the delusional. No one in their right mind would choose a football coach to be president of a university, especially over the tremendously qualified individuals who are also on the lists. It's a joke!
April 24, 2014 at 2:51 p.m.
Golly gee whiz Bertram. I almost want to agree with you. Except for one thing. People don't like working with Abraham. B.O.T. most likely feels the same. Hopefully there is someone else who is just as worthy, or even more worthy on the long list. Let's keep an open mind, shall we?
April 22, 2014 at 4:03 p.m.
Is this newsworthy?
April 1, 2014 at 4:18 p.m.
Why does Y.S.U. advertise the fact that they can't live within their means. Other places are going through the same stuff, but you don't see Akron or Ohio State whining about it. There are some serious problems at Y.S.U.. Cut your spending and shut up about it. So much turmoil. Who would want to send their kids to a place that can't manage its own problems. Where is the board on this. They should demand to see some changes or else. How do they hope to attract and keep a new President when they are broke.
March 28, 2014 at 1:33 p.m.
Excellent letter Kate! So very true. Old warrior, you made her point. There is something called ethics and although un-ethical behavior won't always land you in jail for breaking a law, it's still bad. Youngstown mentality right there. Along the same lines as, if I didn't get caught, then it must be legal. Walter, you are rationalizing. Let me help you. Since Youngstown is full of crooks, who better to fundraise than a fellow crook.
March 18, 2014 at 12:46 p.m.
The plan is for STEM to be embedded in the kindergarten- through sixth-grade curriculum of partnering school districts. In seventh and eighth grade, those students would be housed in separate classrooms and in ninth and 10th, attend the academy.
Way to go!! Lets "embed" our FRACKING IS GOOD opinions on the next few generations and at the taxpayer's expense! Brilliant idea!
February 25, 2014 at 11:04 a.m.
Although I agree with most of this article, statements like the one below, make my blood boil.
"The continued decline in enrollment has forced the administration and trustees to reduce spending."
At least this writer did not use the words "budget cuts". I think even the employees at the Vindicator, which is 100% influenced by the higher ups and BOT at Y.S.U., realize there has been no formal plan to curtail spending. But there has not even been an informal plan, such as this sentence suggests. Probably because the so-called projected budget deficit does not exist. It cannot exist because it would be sheer negligence if budgets were not cut across the board. This administration is posturing because this is a union negotiation year plus it's time for it's annual tuition increase.
I could be wrong. In which case there will be big fat budget deficit and that will prove Y.S.U. has incompetent administrators at the helm. Maybe Dunn bailed for good reason.
February 24, 2014 at 9:47 a.m.
“It has caused unspeakable, unthinkable, unimaginable despair, pain and suffering and deep grief, emotionally and physically, to me and everyone around me,”
Did someone die? I didn't see that part. Talk about a pity party. How does this guy get 8 years when no one died? If a WASP committed this crime and they had both died, the WASP would get 18 months in prison. In fact I know someone who was in a very similar accident caused by a drunk driver and it never hit the papers. Took him years to recover. Lost every tooth in his mouth. Why didn't we just string this guy up outside the courthouse and hang him? Considering the level of pain felt by the victims and the fact that they will never recover, I think hanging the man might have helped them feel better, at least for a day or so.
January 31, 2012 at 10:40 a.m.