Richard W. Pogue, Chair, was appointed to the Board in 2004 for a limited term and reappointed in 2006 for a full term. In 2003, Ohio Governor Bob...
Richard W. Pogue, Chair, was appointed to the Board in 2004 for a limited term and reappointed in 2006 for a full term. In 2003, Ohio Governor Bob Taft appointed Mr. Pogue chairman of the Governor's Commission on Higher Education. Currently he is an advisor to Jones Day, the second-largest law firm in the United States. Mr. Pogue has a long and distinguished legal career, serving as a partner with Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue from 1961 to 1994. He has been a director of many major companies, including TRW, Continental Airlines and Derlan Industries Ltd. He serves on the board of The University of Akron Foundation, and has been a trustee of Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland, and many other institutions. Mr. Pogue has supported many civic organizations and charities, ranging from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to the United Way Services of Greater Cleveland. He received a B.A. degree from Cornell, a J.D. degree from the University of Michigan Law School, and an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from The University of Akron in 2004. (Term expires 2015)