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Higher Education and American Competitiveness

ARTICLE May 18, 2017


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Lloyd A. Jacobs, MD

President Emeritus, The University of Toledo

Lloyd A. Jacobs, MD stepped away from his position as President of the University of Toledo in 2014, after having led a vigorous process of growth and transformation to establish a new vision, a new identity, and a new level of educational, research, and clinical health services quality and excellence.  Dr. Jacobs began his appointment as UT’s 16th president in 2006, when the former Medical University of Ohio, of which he was President / CEO, and UT merged, and he was selected to lead the newly merged university. A strategic plan entitled Directions 2011 was approved unanimously by the Board of ... Read More

Peter A. Gold, Esq.

Principal, TheGoldGroup LLC

Peter A. Gold, Esquire is the founder and president of TheGoldGroup, LLC [www.thegoldgrp.com]. Since 2007, the consultancy has brought businesses, universities, governments and not-for-profits together to create value, seize new opportunities, leverage assets, meet new challenges and reduce exposure to the risks created by today’s global economy. Representative projects for clients located in Arizona, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Ohio and Geneva, Switzerland include creating a road map for a new aerospace collaboratory; designing and implementing a vehicular supply chain institute; designing a structure for communications among shale energy stakeholders and their communities; identifying activities and partners in a new health science campus; ... Read More