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Faculty respond with survey

Union reviews move to name president, provost
By Grant Morgan, Editor-in-Chief October 24, 2016

Yesterday afternoon UA’s faculty union released the results of a survey regarding the Board of Trustees’ recent decision to make Matthew Wilson permanent president and Rex Ramsier permanent provost...

A reply to a response

By Grant Morgan, Editor-In-Chief October 5, 2016

A week ago I wrote an editorial about how the familiar Christian proselytizers who come onto campus each semester play an important role in making students reflect on their assumptions about life, and...

Interim President Wilson talks to students during the Town Hall meeting at Starbucks on Sept. 7.

Coffee and chat with the president

By Grant Morgan, Editor-in-Chief September 7, 2016

Around lunchtime yesterday, University of Akron interim President Matthew Wilson came to the Student Union Starbucks Lounge to introduce himself to students and answer their questions in an informal, town-hall-type...

UA alumni Pamela and Gary Williams give introductory remarks at yesterday's Honors College ceremony.

Big gift, new name

Williamses' pledge expands to $10 million, comes on verge of possible no-confidence vote in faculty senate
By Grant Morgan , Managing Editor February 3, 2016

Yesterday, UA announced plans to change the name of its Honors College after receiving a $3 million gift from alumni Gary and Pamela Williams. The gift expands the Williamses’ $7 million bequest given...

Free education in public domain

Free education in public domain

By Grant Morgan , News Editor April 29, 2015

What does it mean for a book to be in the public domain? And what are you doing this summer? According to the fifth edition of Webster’s New World College Dictionary, public domain means “the condition...

Seventeen Aero Team members traveled to California.

Aero Team beats all US competition

By Grant Morgan , News Editor April 27, 2015

With a grand total of seven awards, the majority being for first place, The University of Akron’s Aero Design Team returned from its weekend competition yielding impressive results. Held in Van Nuys,...

General education prices slashed

'GenEd Core' pilot program, other initiatives discussed at Wednesday's Board of Trustees meeting
By Grant Morgan and Courtney Powell April 15, 2015

A cheaper general education program, a free college program for junior high and high school students, new Learning Communities, changes to the USG constitution—such topics were discussed at yesterday’s...

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