Tue. 1:59 p.m.: Jim Tressel a finalist for Akron president

Former YSU and Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel is one of three finalists for president of the University of Akron, the college announced on its website Tuesday.

Tressel currently serves as UA’s executive vice president for Student Success. He is also a candidate for president of Youngstown State University.

The three finalists, including Tressel, Ronald A. Nykiel and Scott L. Scarborough will visit campus the week of April 28. Tressel will visit on May 1. Each will spend a day interviewing on campus and also will meet with the multiple Constituency-Advisory Groups. They each will also appear individually in open, public forums.