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President names new chief of staff

May 4, 2016

On Tuesday, May 3, University of Akron President Scott Scarborough appointed William Lyons as his interim chief of staff. Lyons has been a political science professor at UA since 1996, becoming director...

New interim chief diversity officer

April 27, 2016

The University of Akron has appointed Carl Wallace as its interim chief diversity officer, a press release announced yesterday, April 27. UA’s chief diversity officer directs outreach programs for...

Board responds to calls for change

Ashley Bair silently protests by holding up the Akron Beacon Journal
Trustees meet amid calls for change in leadership, votes of no confidence, ad campaigns
February 10, 2016

In the printed version of the article, UA Board of Trustees Chair Jonathan Pavloff is introduced only with his last name, and without reference of what position he holds at UA.    After the...

Former Federal Reserve CEO returns to alma mater

Sandra Pianalto gives a lecture in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Pianalto recounts past, encourages students to take risks
November 4, 2015

In most fields, taking risks is usually said to have a negative connotation, but in the eyes of Sandra Pianalto, former president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, it is the stepping stone...

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