November 5, 2012
Survivor: the Ohio State Edition
The real Gordon Gee is nothing like a Buckeye, but he tries to be
Ty Wright for The Chronicle
Gordon Gee has been awake for nearly four hours, and the Ohio State University president needs fuel.
Leaning over his kitchen sink at 8:30 a.m., Mr. Gee shoves a hand mixer into a fat, red Ohio State cup. The concoction of blackberries and a high-protein drink will largely sustain him during a day of nonstop glad-handing with students, alumni, politicians, and donors.
It is game day in Columbus, and the gridiron matchup between the Buckeyes and Purdue University's Boilermakers