Fri., 4:39pm: Tressel applies for YSU presidency

YOUNGSTOWN — Jim Tressel has officially applied to become Youngstown State University’s ninth president.

According to Youngstown State University Director of University Communications Ron Cole, Tressel applied for the position within the last 24 hours. Monday is the application deadline.

Tressel has served as executive vice president for student success at the University of Akron since 2012, and applied for that university’s presidency in March.