The Buchtelite

Student Union Renamed, Donations Increase, More During Board Meeting

The Jean Hower Taber Student Union. (Photo courtesy of The University of Akron)

By Robert Barrett, Jr., Copy Editor

February 16, 2018

The University of Akron Board of Trustees met this week and decided to name the Student Union in honor of Jean Hower Taber. The estate of Jean Hower Taber has gifted UA $20 million. Taber passed away in 2017 and hails from the same family who founded the Quaker Oats Company and donated the Hower ...