The Buchtelite

Public Listening Sessions Set as Beginning of National Search for New UA Provost

The office of the President and other administrative members are housed in Buchtel Hall.

By Megan Parker, Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2019

During his first Board of Trustees meeting on Oct. 9, President Gary Miller proposed a plan to begin a confidential national search for a new Executive Vice President and Provost at The University of Akron. This proposal, which was approved by the BOT, would combine the currently split structure wi...

President, provost named

President Matthew Wilson (left) sits next to Board Chair Roland Bauer (right).

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, News Editor

October 19, 2016

Last evening the Board of Trustees named former Interim President Matthew Wilson the permanent president of UA despite concerns from faculty. The Board approved the removal of the term “interim” from the titles of Wilson and Interim Senior Vice President and Provost Rex Ramsier. The two...

Scarborough looks to round out his team

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

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...