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University of Toledo names interim president

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The University of Toledo Board of Trustees Monday chose Dr. Nagi Naganathan to be interim president.  He is the dean of the college of engineering and will take on his new role July 1.

In a release, board chairman Joseph Zerbey says of Naganathan, "His commitment to academics, research and philanthropic growth along with his partnerships across campuses and relationships throughout the community and country are among the many reasons the Board of Trustees has asked that he serve in this vital role."

The decision comes as the university looks for a permanent replacement for Dr. Lloyd Jacobs.  He recently accepted an invitation to be a Distinguished Fellow with a global economic development nonprofit based in Washington, D.C.




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