‘The Relevant University’ to air Aug. 29

August 27, 2012 | Events, UToday
By Meghan Cunningham

Tune in to “The Relevant University” Wednesday, Aug. 29, at 7 p.m. on AM 760 WJR.

This month, Lawrence J. Burns, UT vice president for external affairs, shares information about the Toledo Region Brand.

In this month’s episode:

• Joe Napoli, president and general manager of the Toledo Mud Hens, introduces the Toledo Region Brand to promote the area as “the heart of new manufacturing.”

• UT President Lloyd Jacobs talks about higher education’s role beyond the classroom to support economic development efforts in their communities.

• Dean Monske, president and CEO of the Regional Growth Partnership, describes the current economic climate and looks to the future.

• And John Dickey, co-chief operating officer of Cumulus Media, discusses the importance of not allowing state lines and other barriers to hinder economic growth.

The University and Detroit’s WJR Radio produce the monthly, hourlong program that explores the critical role higher education plays in our world.

Listen at www.utoledo.edu/therelevantuniversity.

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