Ohio State President Gordon Gee retiring after Notre Dame jabs

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Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Ohio State University President Gordon Gee is calling it quits.

Following the revelation of recorded remarks in which he criticized Notre Dame, Roman Catholics and the Southeastern Conference, Gee announced his retirement Tuesday through the university.

He will make his official announcement in an email to students, faculty and staff this afternoon. His retirement is effective July 1. Executive vice president and Provost Joseph A. Alutto will be named interim president. Alutto previously served as interim president in 2007.

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