It’s expected that the people leading an institution with the scope of Ohio State will be well compensated.
What is less expected, though, is that those administrators on average make several times the amount an average faculty member makes, and more than their peers at comparable universities.
Gene Smith formally joined the ranks of those administrators this year.
Smith, OSU’s athletic director, was given the additional title of vice president and granted a four-year contract extension with a pay raise Jan. 28. His contract is now set to expire June 30, 2020, and his base salary is $940,484, up from $840,484 in 2013.
He can now be considered one of… Read more
For one Ohio State student, “Boston Strong” is more than a slogan.
“The T-shirts and the posters and whatnot that say ‘Boston Strong’ on them, to a lot of people those are just the memorial slogan for what occurred, but for us it’s a sign of how close Boston is as a city,” said Taylor Landes, a fourth-year in international studies who is from Boston.
A year ago, Landes said she knew Boston was a strong city, but after being about the length of a football field away from blasts at the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon, she said that mindset was only strengthened.
“Boston has always been… Read more