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Ohio University's Cutler Hall on the first day of the semester.

Former Ohio University President Charles Ping Dead At 91

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – Former Ohio University President Charles Ping, who oversaw the institution’s rapid expansion in the 1970s through ’90s, died on Tuesday at his home in Athens. He was 91. Ping, born June 15, 1930, started his career in higher education when he attended Rhodes College. He graduated with a bachelor of arts… Read More

Ohio University's class gateway at College Green, photographed on May 2, 2019

Former Business Dean Named To Two-Year Term As Ohio University President

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The former dean of Ohio University’s business college will serve as the university’s president for the next two years. Hugh Sherman will serve out the remaining two years that President Duane Nellis would have served under the terms of his six-year contract. Nellis announced two weeks ago that he is stepping… Read More

Ohio University President Duane Nellis.

Ohio University President Resigns, Will Return To Teaching

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Ohio University’s president is stepping down at the end of June after four challenging years marked by big enrollment declines and financial struggles. Duane Nellis, who is four years into a six-year contract, said Thursday he plans to stay at the university as a member of the faculty. “I have decided to… Read More

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32 Apply To Be Next Hocking College President

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There are 32 applicants under consideration to become the next president of Hocking College. Chairman of the Hocking College Board of Trustees Andy Stone stated via email on Wednesday morning that as of Feb. 25 there are 32 applicants that met the minimum qualifications for the position. There were initially 33 qualified candidates but one… Read More