The Buchtelite

Editorial: UA Board of Trustees Making Decisions Based on Their Own Interests, Not the Students’

The University of Akron Board of Trustees reviews a chart presented by Interim President John Green during their Aug. 15, 2018 meeting.

By The Buchtelite Editorial Board

September 17, 2018

The Board of Trustees is not making decisions based on the interests of the students and faculty, but instead on trends that will ultimately destroy the credibility of The University of Akron. On Aug. 15, the board decided to phase out 80 “underperforming” academic programs, which were taken from ...

Analysis: Digging Deeper into the Report Behind the Cuts

This graph shows that more Master’s and Bachelor’s programs were cut than any other degree type. For the purpose of this graph, all 80 programs cut were categorized.

By Megan Parker, Copy Editor

September 17, 2018

  Since The University of Akron stated plans to phase out 80 programs based on the results of a year-long Academic Program Review, several questions have been raised regarding the results of the APR and their correlation with the programs cut. In attempts to answer those questions and bring attention to the true nature of how the APR R...