Governor appoints local executive new trustee

May 27, 2014 | News, UToday, — Communication and the Arts, Alumni
By Staff

An executive with Dana Holding Corp. is joining The University of Toledo Board of Trustees.

Jeffrey C. Cole, senior director of corporate communications for Dana, was appointed by Ohio Gov. John Kasich to serve on the board until July 1, 2020.

He is a graduate of UT with a bachelor’s degree in communication and master’s degree in education. As a student, he served as Student Government president, editor-in-chief of The Collegian student newspaper and head manager of the men’s basketball team.

Cole served as a staff member at UT in various positions prior to joining Dana in 1997. These posts included assistant director and counselor in the Office of Admissions and development officer for the College of Pharmacy. In addition, he was chair of the Professional Staff Council. He also has been an adjunct faculty member for 20 years in the Department of Communication.

Active in the community, Cole has served on the boards of the American Red Cross Greater Toledo Chapter, Press Club of Toledo, Alzheimer’s Association of Northwest Ohio and Mobile Meals of Toledo, among others.

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