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Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Merger or acquisition?

Thanx and a horn tip to a colleague who discovered this on the BusinessWeek web site and passed it along.

Joining UT and MUO together wasn't so much a merger as an acquisition (see the last line):

University of Toledo
Company Overview

The University of Toledo is an educational and research institute that offers graduate, masters, and doctoral degrees. The university provides courses and programs in the arts and sciences, business administration, education, health and human services, law, and pharmacy. Its engineering faculty provides instruction in bioengineering, chemical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, engineering technology, mechanical and industrial engineering, and manufacturing engineering. University of Toledo was founded in 1872 and is based in Toledo, Ohio. It has endowment assets worth $124 million. The University of Toledo operates as a subsidiary of Medical University of Ohio.

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Anonymous said...

Thanks for the article. I have long held the same view point, however, lacking strong business smarts, I did not know how to express it.

Anonymous said...

The merger was like a minnow swallowing a whale!