Magazine article Black Issues in Higher Education

Central State Board Chair to Step Down

Magazine article Black Issues in Higher Education

Central State Board Chair to Step Down

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COLUMBUS, OHIO -- Frederick Ransier III, chairman of Central State University Board of Trustees, says he will step down as chairman next June because of time demands of a new political position. He will soon be appointed to Columbus City Council.

Ransier will fill out the remaining city council term of Michael Coleman, who was elected Columbus mayor in November and had been scheduled to serve on city council through 2001. Ransier says he will remain on the CSU board -- his term as trustee extends to 2005 -- but will relinquish his chairman's duties in six months.

Ransier, 50, earned his undergraduate degree from Central State and went on to graduate from the Ohio State University law school. In 1996, he was part of an all-new, nine-member CSU board appointed by Gov. George Voinovich, who ousted the former Central State trustees because he was dissatisfied with their response to recurring financial problems. Ransier was immediately elected chairman of the new board and has helped revitalize Ohio's only historically Black public university. …

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