WOSU News Archives For: June 7, 2013

Gee Stands To Earn $671K For Extra Day’s Work

Ohio State President E. Gordon Gee
7, 2013

Retiring Ohio State University President Gordon Gee attended his last board of trustees meeting Friday. Meanwhile WOSU has learned that Gee will receive more than a half-million dollars in retirement credits by stepping down July 1st rather than a day earlier.

2 Ohio Casinos See Gains In May After Revenue Drop

Revenues in Ohio's four gambling casinos were mixed in May. Cincinnati and Cleveland saw increases, while revenues in Columbus and Toledo fell.
7, 2013

Two of Ohio’s four casinos bounced back from significant revenue decreases in April and posted gains last month, while the other two continued to see drops in profits.

Former JobsOhio Chief Donates $10K To House Leader

Former JobOhio adviser, Mark Kvamme contributed $10K to Republican House Speaker Bill Batchelder's campaign November 1, 1212.
June 7, 2013

The California venture capitalist Republican Gov. John Kasich hired for a dollar to help jump-start Ohio’s economy made a hefty donation to Ohio’s House speaker on his way out the door.

Panel Seeks School Floor Plans, Online Access

File photo
7, 2013

A task force wants every Ohio school to submit floor plans and other key information about their buildings so it can be accessed by first responders in the vent on an emergency.

Economic Improvement Slows In Ohio

The real gross domestic product is the total value of all goods and services produced in the state, adjusted for inflation. The new and revised data shows that in 2012 the figure was $435 billion, up from $426 billion in 2011.
7, 2013

Newly released statistics show Ohio’s economy grew slightly last year for the third consecutive year, but growth was below 2011 levels.

Gee Earns $641K By Staying One Additional Day

Ohio State University President Gordon Gee
Ohio State University President Gordon Gee speaks at a press conference announcing his retirement while Robert H. Schottenstein, chair of the OSU Board of Trustees looks on.
7, 2013

Ohio State President Gordon Gee is getting more than a half-million dollars in retirement credits because he’s leaving the president’s office on July 1 instead of June 30.

Gee Steps Before Trustees For Final Time As President

Gee is known for his outgoing personality and random appearances at campus events.
7, 2013

Ohio State University President Gordon Gee is expected to address trustees at their meeting while making his final appearance there as head of the university.