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Jerry Sloan

Professor Emeritus

Email: jsloan441@mi-connection.com

Web site: www.scripps.ohio.edu/faculty/sloan

EDUCATION: B.S., journalism, Ohio University, 1959.

EXPERIENCE: Joined the faculty in 1992 after retiring from Ford Motor Company. Retired from faculty in 2001. Was executive director of Civic and Corporate Affairs for Ford in 1990-92. Served as Ford’s executive director of Public Affairs from 1988-90. Prior to that, he was the vice president of public relations for American Motors Corporation from 1983-87. Held a variety of public relations managerial positions at Ford from 1960-82. Was editor of the Maple Heights Press, Cleveland, in 1959-60. Accredited Member and Fellow, Public Relations Society of America; and inducted into Detroit PRSA Hall of Fame in 1998; selected as University Professor (an O.U. teaching award) 1996-97; voted outstanding professor by the Greek Community Council 1996; and top PRSSA adviser in United States in 1996. Was the Vice Chairman, Promotions for the 1990 United Way Torch Drive in Southeastern Michigan. Was the accreditation chairman for the Detroit chapter of PRSA. Selected top Automotive Industry Public Relations executive in 1984, 1986 and 1987 by the editors of Automotive News. Teaching and interest areas: public relations, public affairs and corporate communications.

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