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Scarborough looks to round out his team

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

Funds promised, but not budgeted

Funds promised, but not budgeted
Changing the rules for how professors get funds
March 9, 2016

The University of Akron is making new rules for how professors can use their funding, which causes concerns for both UA’s budget, and UA’s faculty. Two types of funding have not been accounted...

Faculty voting on strike-authorization

Faculty voting on strike-authorization
Akron-AAUP, administration continue contract negotiations
March 7, 2016

In the print version of this article, The Buchtelite did not clarify the conditions for the administration's faculty salary proposal. The proposal includes a 0.75 percent increase for the next two academic...

Distinguished professors rebuke UA leadership

Distinguished professors rebuke UA leadership
Letter comes on verge of faculty union emergency meetings
February 29, 2016

As the faculty union goes into emergency meetings today and tomorrow to discuss a strike-authorization vote, a group of distinguished UA professors has publicly declared their disapproval of the University’s...

Faculty gather to reassure prospective students

From left to right, Professor Pam Schulze, Associate Professor Michelle Byrne, Associate Professor Kevin Kern, Professor Constance Bouchard, and Professor Steve Harp.
February 17, 2016

In an effort to show their support for a fair contract, and to send a positive message to prospective and current students, faculty members from the Akron American Association of University Professors...

Five pocket notes to help you save

Five pocket notes to help you save
January 31, 2015

Ever hear or even use the phrase, “I’m a broke college student?” Well, it didn’t come from nowhere. College students are notoriously known for being “broke” or “poor,” but it doesn’t...

Retiring professors leave with a bang

April 25, 2013

Bianca Tan The sound of horns and woodwinds filled the Student Union Ballroom this past Sunday as UA’s Symphonic Band tuned up for their Spring Concert. The atmosphere seemed extra sentimental, as...

Ratemyprofessors.com doesn't pass the test

September 11, 2012

Written by: Nicholas Nussen The freshest of freshmen are scarcely aware of what course enrollment really means. Enrolling holds the possibility that behind each seemingly innocuous course description...

University of Akron spending: There are better ways to handle funds than on useless endeavors

April 25, 2012

Written by: David Sickels  The city of Akron is a city with a reputation. Akron will always be known in a broad sense for certain things, for better or for worse – rubber, Devo, polymer science, the...

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