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New interim chief diversity officer

By Logan Lane , Copy Editor 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...

President Scarborough will fill seven administrative positions for next fall semester.

Scarborough looks to round out his team

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, Photo Editor April 25, 2016

“There’s still a few more pieces of the puzzle that I have left to place,” said University of Akron President Scott Scarborough regarding the seven vacant positions on his management team for next...

Akron HEEDs diversity

By Dylan Reynolds , Writer September 23, 2015

INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine recently announced that The University of Akron will receive its prestigious HEED Award.   The HEED Award stands for Higher Education Excellence in Diversity and is...

The university’s plan for Multicultural Center

By Emily Maher , [email protected] September 16, 2015

Edit: The positions held by Elisha Swanson and John Turner were eliminated during layoffs reported earlier this summer. Both will continue at The University of Akron until January 27, 2016. UA’s Multicultural...

Michael Eric Dyson, a professor of sociology at Georgetown University, speaks at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 10, as part of the eighth annual Black Male Summit.

Eighth Black Male Summit to address inequities

By Ian Vanek , News Writer March 30, 2015

The eighth annual Black Male Summit will be returning Friday, April 10 and Saturday, April 11 to The University of Akron’s campus.  The Black Male Summit was started in 2008 and brings together national...

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