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June 8, 2007

Case Western Reserve University Trustee Murad assumes new leadership roles at Institute of Molecular Medicine

Nobel laureate Ferid Murad, who received his M.D. and Ph.D. at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 1965 and serves as a member of the university's Board of Trustees, has been named director emeritus of the Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine for the Prevention of Human Diseases (IMM).

May 10, 2007

Ohio University announces Jennie Hwang as commencement speaker

Case Western Reserve University Trustee Jennie Hwang, president of the H-Technologies Group and a pioneer for women in science and business, will give the 2007 commencement address to about 4,500 graduates at Ohio University in Athens.

March 6, 2007

Vice president and chief nursing officer at Cedars-Sinai Health System and Research Institute named new trustee

Renowned nursing educator, researcher and administrator Linda Burnes Bolton, who over the last 20 years has played a vital leadership role in raising issues of diversification in nursing education and practice, was appointed to the Case Western Reserve University Board of Trustees.

January 17, 2007

Case Western Reserve University trustees contribute nearly $20 million to university

Members of the governing body of Case Western Reserve University contribute more than time, counsel, and expertise. They also contribute money to support the goals they endorse and value.

January 12, 2007

Alumna Joie Gregor leads recruitment arm of university's board of trustees

Joie Gregor has served on the Case Western Reserve University Board of Trustees for five years and is currently chair of the Committee on Trustees, the recruitment arm of the Board.

December 4, 2006

University trustee establishes $500K endowment at Case school of engineering

Joseph P. and Nancy F. Keithley Endowed Fellowship will support future leaders in electrical engineering and computer science.

November 9, 2006

Case Western Reserve University appoints two new trustees to its board

Caroline Kovac and Paul Ostergard are strong advocates for the advancement of young people through education.

June 16, 2006

Five Alumni Appointed to Serve on Case Western Reserve University’s Board of Trustees

John P. Campi, a 1988 graduate of the Weatherhead School of Management; Joseph M. Mandato, a 2004 graduate of the Weatherhead School; and Thomas F. McKee, a 1975 graduate of the Case School of Law, were appointed in early June to serve four-year terms on the board. Also appointed earlier this academic year were Andrew Wasynczuk double alum from Case Institute of Technology and the Graduate School and Alan Schwartz, M.D., Ph.D., triple alum from Adelbert College, Graduate School and School of Medicine.

May 19, 2006

Two emeritus medical school professors at Case share Hovorka prize for exceptional achievements

Amasa B. "Buzz" Ford, M.D. and John H. Kennell, M.D., both emeritus professors of medicine at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, are the 2006 winners of the university's Frank and Dorothy Humel Hovorka Prize.

May 15, 2006

Case School of Engineering announces first Herbold Fellow

Funding from the $2 million gift provided by former trustee, Robert J. Herbold, will support new research bridging neuroscience and robot intelligence.

May 5, 2006

Start-up company run by Case students is big winner at first annual $100k Innovation Challenge @Case business plan competition

Game Communications LLC, founded by Case School of Engineering students, wins $75,000 prize sponsored by the Joseph P. and Nancy Keithley Foundation.

April 7, 2006

Dr. Gregory Eastwood Named Interim President of Case Western Reserve University

The Board of Trustees of Case Western Reserve University announced today that it has elected Dr. Gregory L. Eastwood, MED '66, to become Interim President of the University effective June 2, 2006.

February 17, 2006

Reporters on the frontline of news to speak at Case

Hafez Al-Mirazi, the host of the Al Jazeera Arabic television show From Washington, will be the first speaker in the 2006 "Conversations with America's Premier Journalists and Writers" in the Susie Gharib Distinguished Lectureship series at Case Western Reserve University.

June 6, 2005

Case appoints five new leaders to its board of trustees

The university continues to build board with national recognition and Case connections—tapping the talents of five recognized leaders—four of whom are Case alumni—who will become new members of the university’s Board of Trustees. The appointments were approved during the board’s meeting on June 3.

November 17, 2005

Case School of Law inducts 11 new members into Society of Benchers

Among the new members are nine alumni of the school—including trustee, George L. Majoros Jr., class of 1986—a faculty member, and a public member.

December 2, 2005

Case Weatherhead School Of Management to present 32nd annual economic forecast lunch

Weatherhead senior lecturer Sam Thomas looks at the impact of major trends affecting the economy for 2006 and Joseph A. Sabatini, managing director of JP Morgan Chase & Company, Case trustee and 1981 graduate of the Weatherhead School receives the Weatherhead Distinguished Alumni award.

Bildner establishes endowment fund

Trustee, James L. Bildner, LAW ’79, established the James L. Bildner Endowment Fund that provides support for the Center for Business Law and Regulation.

August 12, 2004

Case Trustee receives Medal of Merit from Hungarian president

Edith Lauer lauded as outstanding representative of Hungarian émigré community, for representing Hungarian interests

August 11, 2004

Case Trustee Gray receives ABA’s Thurgood Marshall Award

One of the legal professions staunchest fighters for equality—Fred D. Gray Sr., Case Western Reserve University Trustee and 1954 alumnus of the Case School of Law—received the American Bar Associations prestigious 2004 Thurgood Marshall Award for his work in civil rights.

June 3, 2004

Case receives $6 million gift to build new Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations

With a gracious gift of $6 million from Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel, through the Mandel Supporting Foundations, Case Western Reserve University will build a new flagship building for its Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations.

March 30, 2004

Higher education association honors Case trustee

Charles P. Bolton was one of two recognized nationally when the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) presented its Distinguished Service Award in Trusteeship to the chair of Case Western Reserve University's Board of Trustees.

Achievement, volunteerism put focus on 3 grads

Case trustee, Dr. Patrick Walsh was chosen to receive the Clifford J. Vogt, M.D. ’34, Alumni Service Award because of the many contributions he has made to his alma mater over the years.