UT - MUO Merger

Timeline

July 6, 2006
At the inaugural meeting of the new University of Toledo board of trustees, UT President Dr. Lloyd Jacobs laid out his plan for the future. (PPT)

July 6, 2006
Dr. Jeffrey Gold, provost and executive vice president for health affairs and dean of the College of Medicine, discusses his vision for the future of the UT Health Science Campus. (PPT)

May 5, 2006
The names of the new UT campuses are announced.

April 25, 2006
MUO President Lloyd Jacobs talks with UT Faculty Senate about his vision for excellence and shared governance at the new UT. (PPT)

March 31, 2006
Ohio Governor Bob Taft signs the UT-MUO merger legislation into law. (Video)

March 23, 2006
UT and MUO announce a cross-university job posting policy designed to increase opportunities for employees of each university. (PDF)

March 15, 2006
The Ohio Senate unanimously approves the UT-MUO merger.

March 3, 2006
MUO President Lloyd Jacobs unveils his new senior leadership team. (PDF)

March 3, 2006
The UT and MUO presidents announce that policies of each university will continue after the July 1, 2006 merger until they are individually changed. (PDF)

February 20, 2006
The UT and MUO presidents sign a merger recognition agreement with the UT chapter of the American Association of University Professors. (PDF)

February 14, 2006
The Ohio House of Representatives unanimously approves the UT-MUO merger.

January 31, 2006
MUO President Lloyd Jacobs gives proponent testimony before the Ohio House of Representatives Finance Committee. (PDF)

January 31, 2006
UT President Dan Johnson gives proponent testimony before the Ohio House of Representatives Finance Committee. (PDF)

January 30, 2006
The UT and MUO presidents sign a merger recognition agreement with the Communication Workers of America Local 4319 and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 2415. (PDF)

January 27, 2006
Transition work groups spanning the spectrum of university operations are established to help guide the transition process.

January 27, 2006
UT President Dan Johnson and MUO President Lloyd Jacobs appear on "The Editors" to discuss the merger.

January 19, 2006
The legislative bill merging UT and MUO is introduced in the Ohio House of Representatives. (PDF)

January 19, 2006
UT President Dan Johnson gives his fifth State of the University address.

December 16, 2005
UT and MUO leaders agree to a memorandum of understanding designed to provide a framework for the merger. (PDF)

December 14, 2005
MUO President Lloyd Jacobs discusses the merger with the UT community at a town hall meeting. 

December 13, 2005
The Toledo City Council passes a resolution in support of the merger. (PDF)

December 12, 2005
The Regional Growth Partnership passes a resolution in support of the merger. (PDF)

December 6, 2005
The UT Graduate Council passes a resolution in support of the merger. (PDF)

December 6, 2005
The UT Faculty Senate passes a resolution in support of the merger. (PDF)

December 6, 2005
The UT board of trustees passes a resolution in support of the merger. (PDF)

December 6, 2005
The MUO board of trustees passes a resolution in support of the merger. (PDF)

December 5, 2005
The MUO Faculty Senate passes a resolution in support of the merger. (PDF)

December 5, 2005
UT President Dan Johnson discusses the possibility of a UT-MUO merger with the UT community at a town hall meeting.

November 15, 2005
UT and MUO leaders announce they are discussing the combination of the two universities.

Last Updated: 6/26/15