Dr. Goldberg received a B.A. from Cornell, and the M.A. and Ph.D. from Indiana University. He served as Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of Economics. He also was Co-Director of the Summer Session. He joined the University in 1969 as an instructor in economics. He is a member of Omicron Delta Epsilon, Omicron
Delta Kappa, the American Economics Association, the Midwest Economics Association, and the Ohio Association of Economics and Political Scientists where he served as President. He also served as chair of University Council, a special trustee, and as chair of the academic, budget and appropriations and personnel committees. He was a recipient of the George W. Patton Chair of Economics. Dr. Goldberg retired from the University on February 1, 2010.