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Tressel expected to sign contract tonight to become YSU president

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - We should know more tonight about what Youngstown State University Trustees are offering Jim Tressel to become the ninth president of YSU.

Trustees are scheduled to meet to further consider terms of the president's new contract.  The board is expected to go behind closed doors in executive session at 6:00 p.m. in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center.

That session is expected to last no longer than thirty minutes according the a news release from the university.

Afterwards, the meeting will be opened to the public and media.  Tressel and his wife, Ellen, are expected to join the opening meeting.

According the university statement, Tressel and Board Chair Sudershan K. Garg will then sign the general terms of the contract. Tressel is expected to make remarks at the meeting.

After the meeting adjourns,Tressel will hold a press conference tentatively scheduled to occur sometime between 7:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the Ohio Room on the second floor of Kilcawley Center.

After the press conference, a public reception will be held for the Tressels in the Chestnut Room.

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