This interview was conducted as part of Cleveland State University's 50th Anniversary Commemoration effort. Morton Levin is currently a trustee at CSU. A Cleveland-area native, Levin graduated from Shaker Heights High School in 1959 before going on the earn his bachelor's and law degrees at the University of Michigan. After law school Levin returned to Cleveland to practice law with his uncles and soon became involved with CSU through his aunt, Maxine Levin. Levin helped to set up a special chair in the Urban College with his aunt for his uncle, Albert Levin. Morton served on the Cleveland State Foundation Board for a number of years before finally being appointed to the board of trustees in by Governor Strickland in 2008. Of particular interest is Levin's description of Maxine Levin, the role he has played with the CSU Foundation, the establishment of the Urban College chair, and discussion of the NEOMED building that is currently being constructed on Euclid Avenue.


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CSU at 50



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