UT - MUO Merger

Media Coverage

Legislative Update: State legislators plan strategy for combination legislation
MUO Monitor, Jan. 12, 2006

Regents unanimously approve MUO/UT combination
MUO Monitor, Dec. 19, 2005

Regents bless MUO-UT merger
Move will strengthen both, state board says: The Blade, Dec. 17, 2005
The Ohio Board of Regents yesterday unanimously approved a merger between the University of Toledo and the Medical University of Ohio, saying it's a historic development that's long overdue in the state.

UT-MUO merger idea goes to regents today: The Blade Dec. 16, 2005
A memorandum of understanding between the University of Toledo and the Medical University of Ohio, which was completed yesterday and will be presented today to the Ohio Board of Regents, calls for - as was anticipated - the current president of MUO to lead a combined institution, starting July 1.

Regents approve merger resolution: UT News, Dec. 16, 2005
The proposed merger of The University of Toledo and the Medical University of Ohio moved forward today with a unanimous vote of approval from the Ohio Board of Regents (OBOR).

MUO chief meets with UT employees
Forum held to discuss merger plan: The Blade Dec. 15, 2005
Seated on an auditorium stage, Medical University of Ohio President Dr. Lloyd Jacobs took the microphone yesterday and fielded dozens of questions from University of Toledo employees - people who could be working for him as early as this summer if a merger of the two schools takes place.

UT Employees Question MUO Merger: NBC 24 News, Dec. 14, 2005
Hundreds of University of Toledo faculty and staff came out on Wednesday hoping to ask Medical University of Ohio's president all the questions they haven't been able to.

Is merger of UT and MUO a good idea?: The Blade, Dec. 12, 2005
A decision not to have the former Medical College of Ohio become a part of the University of Toledo several years ago was made because of the concern that a medical college would drain assets away from UT.

Governing boards endorse 'principle' of UT, MUO merger: The Blade, Dec. 7, 2005
In a series of votes, two governing boards and an academic body at the University of Toledo and the Medical University of Ohio approved the idea of merging the two institutions, but with varying degrees of enthusiasm.

UT/MUO Merge Endorsed 'In Principle': WUPW Channel 36, Dec. 7, 2005
The governing boards of the University of Toledo and the Medical University of Ohio at Toledo have approved the proposed merger of the two schools.

Boards OK merger: Independent Collegian, Dec. 8, 2005
Talks of the possible UT and Medical University of Ohio merger moved forward to the state level on Tuesday when the boards of both institutions unanimously passed resolutions to support the move.

Editorial Cartoon: Kirk - MUO & UT: The Blade, Dec. 8, 2005

Board unanimously endorses moving merger forward: UT News, Dec. 7, 2005
The University of Toledo Board of Trustees today unanimously approved a resolution that could ultimately lead to the merger of UT and the Medical University of Ohio at Toledo. MUO trustees unanimously adopted a similar resolution during a meeting earlier in the day.

UT/MUO Merger: WTOL Channel 11, Dec. 6, 2005
Big changes are on the way for two of Toledo's college campuses. Administrators and faculty at the University of Toledo and the Medical University of Ohio are getting close to a merger.

Denied access
UT initially holds some merger documents: The Independent Collegian, Nov. 28, 2005
Talks of the possible UT and MUO merger began heating up last week when The Blade accused UT of violating an open records law.

Letter to the Editor: Hope UT-MUO merger cuts costs: The Blade, Nov. 27, 2005
To merge or not to merge is not my question. As a University of Toledo graduate, I am not opposed to a merger with Medical University of Ohio. A merger may be a very good result. My question is, why merge? Seems the conflicting reasons need to be worked out.

Papers indicate UT, MUO merger
Documents show institutions have studied plan for 4 years:
The Blade, Nov. 22, 2005
The president of the Medical University of Ohio could head a merged institution with the University of Toledo that might be called the University of Ohio at Toledo, according to documents obtained yesterday by The Blade.

Editorial: Make it more like MUO: The Blade, Nov. 22, 2005
OHIO'S helter-skelter system of public-supported higher education cannot be rebuilt from scratch, but if a merger between two such diverse institutions as the Medical University of Ohio and the University of Toledo is to take place, careful attention must be given to what kind of school will emerge.

MUO, UT discuss merging
Possibility of combining universities proposed at Medical University of Ohio speech:
The Independent Collegian, Nov. 17, 2005
Months of under-the-table talk on a possible merger between UT and the Medical University of Ohio were made public on Tuesday when MUO President Lloyd Jacobs announced the results of a business combination analysis at his State of the University address.

University of Toledo, medical school explore possible merger: The Akron Beacon-Journal, Nov. 16, 2005
The Medical University of Ohio and University of Toledo are exploring the possibility of merging.
Details are sketchy and school officials say it is too early to predict what will ultimately happen. They said a more complete proposal is expected over the next couple of months.

UT, MUO explore possible merger
Trustees, regents open to the idea: The Blade Nov. 16, 2005
The Medical University of Ohio and University of Toledo are looking at a proposed "business combination" that could include merging the two institutions.

MCO and UT Partnership: 13 ABC, Nov. 15, 2005
A partnership between the Medical College of Ohio and the University of Toledo is being discussed, and some city leaders say it could mean exciting things for the glass city. They say two heads are better than one, so why not two universities? The University of Toledo and Medical University of Ohio are in the early stages of some type of partnership.

UT, MUO explore expanded relationship: UT News, Nov. 15, 2005
The University of Toledo and the Medical University of Ohio announced today that they are in discussions regarding an expanded relationship, which would benefit both institutions.

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