The Buchtelite

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 minority students and promotes cultural awareness on campus. Wallace, a pastor and community leader, ...

Scarborough looks to round out his team

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 fall semester. Mentioned by Scarborough at the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) meeting o...

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 awarded to schools across the United States for their efforts in promoting diversity in higher educa...

The university’s plan for Multicultural Center

By Emily Maher, ekm23@zips.uakron.edu

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 Center will remain intact, according to Lee Gill, associate vice president for Inclusion a...

Eighth Black Male Summit to address inequities

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 leaders, educators, policy makers, civic organizations, and myriad other disciplines to addre...