OSU’s Interim Prez Not In Active Pursuit Of Permanent Position

Ohio State University's interim president Joseph Alutto(Photo: Thomas Bradley / WOSU)
Ohio State University's interim president Joseph Alutto(Photo: Thomas Bradley / WOSU)

Ohio State University’s interim head Joseph Alutto today reiterated that he is not actively seeking the president’s position permanently.

Speaking today on WOSU’s All Sides With Ann Fisher, Alutto said the decision is the search committee’s to make.

“This is not a position that you really apply for,” Alutto said. “This is something that the timing seems right, the fit seems right, the ability to commit for the long term seems right. And this is really not a decision for me to make.”

Alutto took over as interim president upon the retirement of E. Gordon Gee. Gee resigned July 1st after comments he made disparaging Catholics and the SEC came to light.

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