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Proenza’s last commencement speech

Proenza’s last commencement speech

By Zaina Salem, Managing Editor

June 23, 2014

After 115 commencement speeches in his career, President Luis Proenza gave his last one to the University of Akron law graduates of 2014. The 90th School of Law commencement was held Sunday May 18 at E.J Thomas Hall. To begin his speech, Proenza gave three books that influenced him: No Crueler...

Proenza gives final advice

By Alicia Finch, Editor-in-Chief

June 16, 2014

Outgoing UA President Luis Proenza sat down with The Buchtelite May 20. Proenza spoke about his hopes for incoming President Scott L. Scarborough. Proenza gave insight to his upcoming plans for his sabbatical and new plans for his return to UA. Proenza will be leaving his job of 15 years as the President...

President Proenza: State of the University Address

November 7, 2011

By: Molly Gase & Pamela Kellman “This is Akron!” rang through the Student Union ballroom, pronouncing President Luis Proenza’s pride in The University of Akron. Though few students attended the address, the content dealt mainly with their future at the University. Proenza stressed the global...

President Proenza makes more than President Obama

October 24, 2011

By Jason Adams When I found out that, after his recent raise, The University of Akron’s President Proenza now makes more than the President of the United Sates, I was dumbfounded. I come from a background where there is such a thing as too much. Do you need three or four cars? Do you need two or three ho...