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Jim Tressel named next president of Youngstown State University Published: May 9, 2014

Former Ohio State head coach Jim Tressel has officially been chosen to be the next president of Youngstown State University. The Board of Trustees at YSU unanimously voted for Tressel, the current executive vice president for student success at the University of Akron, Friday morning.

Tressel, who was the head coach at Youngstown from 1986-2000, would be the ninth president in school history and would succeed Randy J. Dunn, who resigned in March to take the same position at Southern Illinois University.

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