Denis Walsh appointed Interim Executive Director of OARnet

Telecommunications veteran to step in for Schopis, who will retire June 30

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Jun 18, 2019) — Longtime OARnet staff member Denis Walsh will serve as interim executive director of the statewide network organization beginning July 1, 2019, taking the reins after the June 30 retirement of current Executive Director Paul Schopis.

Chancellor Randy Gardner of the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) made the announcement of Walsh’s appointment today. The Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) is a member organization of the Ohio Technology Consortium (OH-TECH), the technology and information division of ODHE, and its offices are located on the west campus of The Ohio State University. [Read the full press release on OARnet]