OSU’s Finance Manager to Retire in 2010

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Ohio State University’s top money manager has announced his retirement.

Ohio State’s Senior Vice President for business and finance Bill Shkurti will retire at the end of March 2010. Shkurti has worked for the university for more than 20 years.

OSU President Gordon Gee said in a statement that Shkurit “should be recognized for his prudent fiscal management” of the university’s $4.4 billion budget.

Until his retirement Shkurti will continue to oversee a variety of budgetary planning as well as internal audits and public safety. Gee said after Shkurti retires he will, on a limited basis, serve as Gee’s counselor on state fiscal policy.