The Biological Sciences Greenhouse at OSU has been fortunate to have multiple bloomings of the Titan Arum, aka, the corpse flower. They have its smaller but also smelly cousin, the Voodoo Lily. From its bruise-colored bloom that resembles a corpse, to its stench of rotting flesh, this tropical flower masks its beauty to attract its pollinators.
Ohio State Completes Presidential Job Description
The newly released job description for the next leader of Ohio State University says candidates should have a record of significant fundraising.
The presidential profile created by a university search committee also says understanding of an academic medical center and top NCAA athletic programs is desirable.
The profile released Wednesday says the candidate must be able to articulate a vision consistent with the university’s strengths and be able to lead a complex institution.
Ohio State is seeking a replacement for former president Gordon Gee, who retired in July after remarks he made jabbing Roman Catholics and Southeastern Conference schools were made public.
University trustees and a headhunting firm have begun compiling a list of possible candidates. A decision is expected early next year.