Retirement reception for Fred Zimmerman is Dec. 15
The UST School of Engineering invites the campus community to a retirement reception for Fred Zimmerman from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, in the first-floor lobby, O’Shaughnessy Science Hall. Refreshments will be provided.
Zimmerman helped found the University of St. Thomas School of Engineering as a department in 1985 and led the department for 10 years. He has held engineering and management positions at IBM, Control Data and National Computer Systems. He has served on the boards of directors of 14 corporations and has been an adviser to labor, government and business groups.
Zimmerman has appeared on television and radio, before legislative bodies, at academic conferences and at corporate meetings. He is author of The Turnaround Experience: Real-World Lessons in Revitalizing Corporations and co-author with Dave Beal of the St. Paul Pioneer Press of Manufacturing Works: The Vital Link Between Production and Prosperity.