Thursday, July 18, 2013

Expert in the News: City Merger Fizzles

A Plain Dealer story on a failed eastside city merger proposal cites a BW student-faculty survey and features commentary from BW business professor Phil Bessler.

“The will of the people, they don’t see a significant of enough benefit worth giving up the independence they have,” said Bessler, an Orange resident and Baldwin Wallace University business professor.

In 2010, as part of a BW study (pdf), Bessler found that Hunting Valley, Moreland Hills, Orange and Pepper Pike could save millions of dollars a year.

Summer of Service

Seven students are spending 8 weeks living, serving and exploring in Cleveland as part of BW’s Project Affinity. The students live on-site at BW’s Archwood House. They explore social justice issues, develop a direct relationship with neighbors and the greater Cleveland community, and gain an understanding of non-profit work through service.
Pictured are Doanise Thompson, Julie Chambers, Devin Erin Sweeney, Matt Gesicki, Mylonne Sullivan, Meghan Dailey and Alfrie Davis.