Board of Trustees select presidential search firm

By Heather Beyer, Editor-in-Chief

November 18, 2013

Filed under UA Presidential Transition

The Board of Trustees named the higher education consulting firm R. William Funk & Associates to assist in the search of the university’s 16th president. On Monday, the Board of Trustees reviewed presentations from three... Read more »

Proenza gives final address

By Katelyn Freil, News Editor

November 7, 2013

Filed under UA Presidential Transition

UA President Luis Proenza gave his annual State of the University Address on Wednesday in the Student Union Ballroom. This address was his 15th and final one before retiring as the president of UA. “From the first day... Read more »

University begins search for the 16th president

By Heather Beyer, Editor-in-Chief

September 24, 2013

Filed under UA Presidential Transition

As the university embarks on a search for its 16th president, university officials announce the Board of Trustees is soliciting proposals from qualified firms to assist in the search. After 15 years of serving as president,... Read more »

Proenza to step down as president next year

By Heather Beyer, Editor-in-Chief

August 26, 2013

Filed under UA Presidential Transition

After 15 years of serving as president of The University of Akron, Luis M. Proenza announced a transition plan to complete his presidency on June 30, 2014 at a regular meeting of the university’s Board of Trustees earlier this... Read more »