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Ex-Ohio State President Gordon Gee gets a new role with Kasich
Governor puts him in charge of figuring out how to up the value of Ohio's colleges and universities
by WKSU's M.L. SCHULTZE


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M.L. Schultze
 
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Ohio Gov. John Kasich has picked former Ohio State University President Gordon Gee  to figure out ways to improve the value of the state's colleges and universities. 

Kasich made the announcement this morning at a conference in Columbus of public institution trustees. 

Kasich outlined some of what he has in mind with commercializing university research and development.

 

LISTEN: Kasich on commercialization paying the bills

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Gee is expected to work with college and business leaders on questions of access, quality and cost.  

He recently led the National Commission on Higher Education Attainment, which charted a strategy for improving college retention and attainment.

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