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Former Ohio Chancellor Fingerhut takes over a Hillel
He says the new position marries two passions

Jo Ingles
In The Region:

Ohio’s former chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents is taking a new job.

Eric Fingerhut has been named the president  of the Hillel Foundation, an organization that helps Jewish college students. Fingerhut says he’s excited about this new possibility.

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“I feel so blessed to have this opportunity to bring together the two passions of my life – education and my connection to the Jewish world. Nothing would make me happier than for this to be the job that I spend the rest of my professional career in and make a difference every day.”

In addition to most recently serving as the chancellor, Fingerhut was a state legislator and congressman. He will take over the helm at Hillel later this summer.


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