Interim provost speaks about his upcoming plans at Student Government Sept. 16

Interim provost speaks about his upcoming plans at Student Government Sept. 16

Katelyn Montgomery, Staff Reporter
September 17, 2014
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Administrative transparency, the library and the bike share program were the big topics of discussion when Interim Provost John Barrett spoke to Student Government at their Sept. 16 meeting. Barrett said he is focusing on improving current programs at UT rather than starting new projects. “In... Read more »

Modern slavery

Modern slavery

Emily Johnson, Associate News Editor
September 17, 2014
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“1,078 children are recruited or trafficked in any given year in Ohio,” said Celia Williamson, a criminal justice and social work professor. “27 million people worldwide are affected by what is now deemed as modern-day slavery.” According to Williamson, the average age of those trafficked... Read more »

University of Toledo student count drops less than 1%

Emily Johnson, Associate News Editor
September 17, 2014
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Enrollment at the University of Toledo has continued to decrease since 2010, but in 2014, the decrease has been significantly less. This fall semester, the student population dropped by less than 1 percent. Cam Cruickshank, vice president of enrollment and distance learning, believes enrollment... Read more »

Unanimous agreement to lower law degree tuition

Samuel Derkin, Staff Reporter
September 17, 2014
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In a unanimous agreement the Board of Trustees lowered the University of Toledo’s law degree tuition by approximately 13 percent. “This will make what was already a great value in legal education even better,” said Daniel Steinbock, dean of the college of law. Steinbock said this new rate... Read more »

2.5 percent wage raise for two University of Toledo unions

2.5 percent wage raise for two University of Toledo unions

Colleen Anderson, Staff Reporter
September 17, 2014
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A pay raise of 2.5 percent is coming for many University of Toledo employees, after one union group finalized a contract Sept. 1 and another group’s negotiations received Board of Trustee approval Sept. 16. The Communication Workers of America union is one of the largest unions on campus, with approximately... Read more »

Rove’s presence stirs protest

Rove’s presence stirs protest

Samuel Derkin, Staff Reporter
September 15, 2014
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Protesters comprised of University of Toledo students and local community members converged on Doermann Theater tonight. They held signs against the first speaker of this year’s Jessup Scott Honors College Lecture series, Karl Rove. “I think it’s delightful that the Honors College is being represented... Read more »

Presidential Search Campaign Update

Colleen Anderson and Trevor Stearns
September 12, 2014
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The search for the University of Toledo’s new president has become a community effort, with not only the committee in charge voicing their opinions, but the students and faculty as well. The search began in March 2014, when former President Lloyd Jacobs announced his decision to step down. Since... Read more »

Resume-building workshop to take place on Sept. 17

George Wechter, Staff Reporter
September 10, 2014
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A résumé-building workshop with be held Sept. 17 by the Center for Experiential Learning and Career Development and the College of Graduate Studies. The workshop will be held in the Student Union room 3018 from 2-3 p.m. The workshop is open to graduate students who need help fine-tuning their résumés. Those... Read more »

Phishing for students

Phishing for students

Katelyn Montgomery, Staff Reporter
September 10, 2014
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Of all the technology that has come about over the last ten years, the Internet is one tool many believe to have mastered. Nowadays, looking out for viruses and scams is something we do without thinking. But what happens when the scammers get just as clever as we are? Unfortunately, scammers, using... Read more »

Title IX complaint filed: The survivor’s journey through UT’s sexual assault system

Amanda Pitrof, News Editor
September 10, 2014
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A federal Title IX complaint was filed against the University of Toledo by a former student who was sexually assaulted by another student. The former student and survivor, who wishes to remain anonymous, began the process Apr. 8, 2014, by reporting the incident. ... Read more »

Title IX complaint filed: UT safety dinner held to discuss sexual assault options and advocacy program

Amanda Pitrof, News Editor
September 10, 2014
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A campus safety dinner was held by university officials on Monday, Sept. 9 in light of the recent Title IX sexual assault case. Kaye Patten Wallace, senior vice president for student affairs, prefaced the presentations with an explanation of the purpose of this dinner. ... Read more »

Naganathan visits first Student Government meeting of year

Naganathan visits first Student Government meeting of year

Joshuah Hampton, Staff Reporter
September 10, 2014
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Student Government kicked off its first meeting of the school year on Sept. 9 with its first senate meeting. SG President Clayton Notestine gave a “State of UTSG” report and reminded the attendees of the state of UT’s administration, with a new interim president... Read more »