Several hundred people gathered Tuesday night in east Columbus to protest a Missouri grand jury’s decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for shooting and killing Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.
Michael Drake becomes the first African-American president at Ohio State University when he assumes the school’s top post today.
The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission has approved Gordon Gee’s appointment as West Virginia University’s permanent president.
The university’s Board of Governors named the 70-year-old Gee to take over the permanent job on Monday during an emergency meeting in Morgantown.
Gordon Gee is returning to West Virginia University as interim president, five months after controversial remarks led to his retirement as president at Ohio State University.
The former president of Ohio State University who retired earlier this month amidst controversial comments, remains at OSU under a new agreement. Details released this week show Gordon Gee will receive a large one time payout and annual compensation that totals several million dollars.
The search for Ohio State University’s next president will formally begin Friday with the first meeting of a search committee that includes trustees, faculty and students.
Ohio State University says it will spend $190,000 to renovate new offices for former president Gordon Gee.
Gee left the president’s office on the other side of the campus oval on July 1st after some of his remarks demeaning catholics and other college athletic conferences were published.
When Gordon Gee announced his retirement as Ohio State president, Gee joined a special club. Gee joined the Whoppers. Theyâ€™re an unofficial association of high-profile public figures whose public reasons for quitting donâ€™t match the real reasons.
Ohio State University President Gordon Gee leaves the school’s top post Monday. The 69-year-old is known as a prolific fundraiser and leaves office after making off-color comments about Catholics, the Southeastern Conference, and others.
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.