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Campus construction

Campus construction

Emily Johnson, Staff Reporter
August 20, 2014
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While you got your summer tan, the University of Toledo began its own makeover. Here’s a breakdown of what you missed over the summer and what’s still being constructed. Academic Honors Village To accommodate the demand for honors housing, UT broke ground on the new Honors Academic Village in sprin...

Trustees name simulation center after Jacobs

Amanda Eggert, Editor-in-Chief
July 25, 2014
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The University of Toledo Board of Trustees voted today to name the new simulation center on the Health Science Campus after former president Lloyd Jacobs. The facility will now be called The Lloyd A. Jacobs Interprofessional Immersive Simulation Center. The unanimous vote was made after granting an exce...

UT board approves contract, $392,700 salary for Naganathan

Amanda Eggert, Editor-in-Chief
July 25, 2014
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Nagi Naganathan’s contract as interim president was approved today by the UT Board of Trustees. Naganathan will receive an annual salary of $392,700, the same as what Lloyd Jacobs made as president and what he will be paid during his sabbatical. In addition, the University of Toledo will contri...

Read Lloyd Jacobs’ contract as president emeritus

Amanda Eggert, Editor-in-Chief
June 23, 2014
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Lloyd Jacobs will continue to receive his presidential salary of $392,700 for the next three years, and he will also be paid $150,000 when he steps down on June 30. Scroll down to see his full contract, which was approved by the Board of Trustees Monday. Jacobs Contract 2014 by independentcollegian // ...

Engineering dean named interim University of Toledo president

Engineering dean named interim University of Toledo president

Amanda Eggert, Editor-in-Chief
June 23, 2014
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Nagi G. Naganathan, the dean of the college of engineering, will become the interim president of the University of Toledo after Lloyd Jacobs leaves on June 30. “Today it is a great honor to enter the office as the new interim president of the university and I assure you I will do my very best and...

Annual event to protest violence against women

Annual event to protest violence against women

Samantha Rhodes, Managing Editor
April 24, 2014
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This year’s Take Back the Night, an event that addresses and protests all forms of violence against women, will take place Saturday, April 26, on Scott Park Campus. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and the main programs will begin at 7 p.m. TBTN is celebrating its 20th year of raising awareness in the...

Faculty Senate elects leaders, discusses courses

Torrie Jadlocki, Staff Reporter
April 24, 2014
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Elections of a new executive board, approval of three new courses and the vice provost’s report were some of the topics covered Tuesday, April 22, at the final Faculty Senate meeting of the semester. Karen Hoblet, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing, was elected before the meeting...

SG finishes business and elects new members

SG finishes business and elects new members

Amanda Pitrof, Associate News Editor
April 23, 2014
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Student Government met Tuesday in what was the last meeting with former president and vice president Emily Kramp and Lauren Jencen at the helm. Among the topics discussed at the meeting were: All six candidates for the student trustee position were approved to be sent to administration, which will ul...

Book club fosters dialogue between faculty and provost

Book club fosters dialogue between faculty and provost

Samuel Derkin, News Editor
April 23, 2014
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The food was plentiful, the atmosphere warm and the conversation light in Scott Scarborough’s kitchen on a recent evening. Hot meatballs sat in a foil dish, next to a veggie platter and bottles of wine. Around the island stood members of the University of Toledo’s faculty, some in stocking feet...

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