Florida President, Faculty Comment on a Variety of Headline Stories

Dr. Tom Duncan interviews live in studio with WPTV's Michael Williams.
Professor Timothy Gilbert comments live to WPTV's Shannon Cake.

As many American’s strive to achieve financial stability and global economies remain a focus, media members continue to turn to Northwood University experts for insight.

This past week, South Florida NBC and CBS stations turned to Northwood University Florida President Dr. Tom Duncan, adjunct professor Michael Olsher, and professor Timothy Gilbert to share insight relating to reports that the United States middle class was no longer the most affluent group on the globe, legislation requiring gas stations to highlight cash versus credit card price differences, and proposed legislation which could require the state of Florida to provide instate tuition for undocumented students.

“We’re thankful that media members appreciate the value that our leaders and professors offer both inside and outside of the classroom," smiled Suzi McCreery, Florida’s Director of Public Relations. “The willingness and ability of our leadership and faculty to convey complex global issues helps to ensure that we're provided further insight into the economic, political and environmental headlines which affect us all,” she said.  


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Private, nonprofit, and accredited, Northwood University specializes in managerial and entrepreneurial education at three full-service, residential campuses located in southern Florida, mid-Michigan and northern Texas. Adult Degree Programs are available in seven states with many course delivery options including online. The DeVos Graduate School offers accelerated, evening and weekend programming in Michigan, Texas and Florida. The Alden B. Dow Center for Creativity and Enterprise provides system-wide expertise in family enterprise, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and new business development. International education is offered through study abroad and in Program Centers in China (Changchun and Wuxi), Malaysia and Sri Lanka.