University of Toledo President Dr. Lloyd Jacobs discusses the operating and cultural challenges involved in merging the 138 year old University of Toledo with the Medical University of Ohio to create the third largest public university in Ohio. Dr. Jacobs also examines the role of universities in shaping the economic future of the manufacturing heartland of the United States.
Associate Vice Chancellor David Blinder contrasts fundraising practices in private and public universities, and discusses the impact that an organization’s culture can have on fundraising tactics and relations with donors.
Thinking differently can pay off, particularly for nonprofits faced with the challenges of operating today. Mark shares some of the experiences of nonprofits that are thinking beyond conventional solutions to strengthen their organizations. Event: California Council of Land Trusts 2009 Conference