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University of Toledo reacts to travel ban

University of Toledo reacts to travel ban

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
February 7
Filed under News, Top Stories

In response to President Trump’s recent travel ban that prohibited individuals from seven countries from entering the United States, University President Sharon Gaber released a statement to the University of Toledo community. “The University of Toledo welcomes people of all racial, ethnic, cultural,...

University of Toledo says no to guns

University of Toledo says no to guns

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
January 10
Filed under News, Top Stories

The Ohio State Senate recently passed House Bill 48, authorizing “concealed carry in vulnerable areas.” According to the Ohio Legislature website, Bill 48 modifies the “prohibition against carrying a concealed handgun onto institutions of higher education, day-care facilities, aircraft, certain...

The University of Toledo enrollment raises for first time in six years

Jessica Harker, Editor-in-Chief
September 13
Filed under News, Top Stories

Just last week, the University of Toledo celebrated the loss of a tradition with the campus-wide announcement of an increase in enrollment for Fall 2016 — the first time enrollment has gone up in six years. “We are thrilled with the increase in enrollment,” President Sharon Gaber said in an...

Gaber enacts new policy to avoid salary bloating for administrators

Gaber enacts new policy to avoid salary bloating for administrators

August 30
Filed under Top Stories

University of Toledo President Sharon Gaber enacted a new policy last week that eliminates salary bloating of administrators who are returning to the faculty level. “I wanted to be thoughtful with what are we doing with people who are administrators when they go back to faculty and make sure we're...

Gaber speaks on Diversity Month

Gaber speaks on Diversity Month

Sarah Hochadel, Staff Reporter
April 6
Filed under News, Top Stories

  At noon on Monday April 4, University of Toledo President Sharon Gaber gave a speech about diversity in the Student Union Ingman room to launch the start of what UT is calling Diversity Month. “It’s central to our mission to ensure that every student has an opportunity to thrive, regardless...

Missing the mark

Missing the mark

Editorial
April 6
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

After the announcement made by University of Toledo President Sharon Gaber regarding the results of the investigation into an off-campus incident that occurred Jan. 24, The Blade published an editorial criticizing her choice of sanctions for the students who violated the Student Code of Conduct. They...

Sharon Gaber is inaugurated as UT’s 17th president

Sharon Gaber is inaugurated as UT’s 17th president

Joe Heidenescher and Trevor Sterns, Features Editor
September 26
Filed under News, Top Stories

On Friday, Sept. 25, Sharon Gaber was officially inaugurated as the 17th president at the University of Toledo. She was presented a bound copy of UT’s articles of incorporation by Board of Trustees Chair Sharon Speyer. Speyer said by symbolically accepting the articles, Gaber signified her “intention...

Getting to know UT’s first female president

Getting to know UT’s first female president

Amanda PItrof, Edior-in-Chief
April 29
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It’s time to move again. Sharon Gaber is no stranger to moving. After five moves across several state lines, the newly elected University of Toledo president is familiar with the process of packing up her things and getting used to a new area. “I have lived in different areas,” she said in a phon...

Gaber receives new home

Gaber receives new home

Ashley Diel, Staff Reporter
April 29
Filed under News

The UT Foundation purchased a new presidential house as incoming president Sharon Gaber is set to begin her new position. The UT Foundation recently purchased the house at 2464 Forestvale Road in the Ottawa Hills neighborhood for $922,000, according to Matt Schroeder, the foundation’s chief operating...

PRESIDENT CHOSEN

PRESIDENT CHOSEN

Colleen Anderson and Trevor Stearns
March 18
Filed under News, Top Stories

An excited murmur filled the room as the observers waited to witness the conclusion of the presidential search. The chatter quickly turned to silence as the Board of Trustees voted. The room burst into applause moments later as Sharon Gaber was unanimously selected to be the 17th president of the...

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