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One of the Firestone Metro Park locations in Akron.

Summit Metro Parks: Hidden Gem of Akron 10-20-16

By Michelle DeShon, Opinion Editor October 19, 2016

Imagine the crunching of dead leaves under your feet and breathing in the smells of the woods surrounding you. Fall hiking is a great way to relax and, in Akron, there is so much beautiful scenery. If...

It’s Time for a Break

By Abigail Bashor, [email protected] October 17, 2016

The middle of October for college students signifies the halfway mark of the fall semester. For the most part, students have adjusted into routines and stuck with them.   Having created some form of...

Less confidence than before

New survey shows faculty opinion of UA leadership worse than last fall
By Grant Morgan , Managing Editor May 2, 2016

The results of a survey released yesterday show that UA faculty have even less confidence in University leadership and direction than they did fall semester. “Approximately 9 out of every 10 faculty...

In 2011, the total number of faculty at UA was 2,001. Each year since, that number has declined to its 2015 total of 1,680. This trend, broken up into the four types of faculty at UA, is illustrated above. There is no projected figure for part-time faculty in 2016 because that statistic is dependent on enrollment, which is not yet known.

Fewer visiting, more full-time faculty

Temporary lecturers' contracts not to be renewed next fall
By Grant Morgan , Managing Editor April 27, 2016

For next fall, The University of Akron administration is trying to cut back the number of visiting lecturers to make room for more full-time, bargaining-unit (union) faculty. There are about 100 temporary...

Fall is just around the corner: What to wear this season

September 1, 2011

By: Channing Murrock Grab your scarfs, cardigans and zippered hoodies, because fall is quickly approaching. If you are on a budget, many of this fall’s top trends reuse articles from past seasons....

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