On Wednesday the Akron Beacon-Journal reported that University of Akron president, Luis Proenza, would be stepping down from his position next June. Which is news that currently has you wondering why in the heck Eye On College Football would be writing about it. I mean, it’s not the Eye On University Presidents.
Well, there’s a reason we bring it up, and it’s got nothing to do with Proenza but rather one of the rumored candidates to replace him. When you keep reading the Akron Beacon-Journal’s story you find this.
Many rumors suggest that Jim Tressel, the former Ohio State football coach who is UA vice president for strategic engagement, would be named interim president or president when Proenza departs.
“He’s probably going to be a candidate, but that’s about all we can say at this point,” Pogue said in an interview Monday. “We’re not in any rush.”
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