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Grad students unsatisfied with leadership

Grad students unsatisfied with leadership

By Logan Lane, Copy Editor

May 4, 2016


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University of Akron graduate students are not confident in President Scott Scarborough’s leadership, new survey results say. The Graduate Student Government (GSG) sent out the survey to 4,019 graduate students on Feb. 23 and garnered a 21 percent response rate (834 students). The survey’s...

Less confidence than before

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

May 2, 2016


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The results of a survey released yesterday show that UA faculty have even less confidence in University leadership and direction than they did fall semester. “Approximately 9 out of every 10 faculty believe that the university is worse off than it was two years ago, that the public sees the Unive...

USG should take action after survey

By Buchtelite Editorial Board

March 17, 2016


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Several weeks ago, at a time when tension ran high on campus after the Faculty Senate’s overwhelming no-confidence vote in President Scott Scarborough, UA’s Undergraduate Student Government issued a comprehensive survey to its constituents because its leadership was hesitant to act without a clear...

Survey captures student opinion of UA leadership

Survey captures student opinion of UA leadership

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

March 14, 2016


Filed under Campus News, Showcase

Just over 56 percent of undergraduate students say they have no confidence in UA President Scott Scarborough, a survey released last week by the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) shows. The survey, which was anonymous and included both multiple choice and open-ended questions, garnered respo...

USG seeks student attitudes toward UA leadership

By Nick Peterman, News Writer

February 17, 2016


Filed under Campus News

At the Undergraduate Student Government senate meeting on Feb. 11, USG President Taylor Swift announced plans to issue a campus-wide survey to all students in order to gather student sentiment toward campus leadership. The survey, which was sent to student emails Monday, Feb. 15, comes as USG conside...

Sexual assault survey responses released

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

November 4, 2015


Filed under News

Students received troubling, but important, news in a special edition of Zipmail yesterday. The letter was from President Scott Scarborough, and it highlighted some of the findings from the UA Sexual Assault and Violence Education Team (SAVE) survey from earlier this year. Unlike other universiti...

Faculty in disaccord with University leadership

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

September 28, 2015


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Faculty are not happy with the way things are going at The University of Akron. Yesterday, the Akron chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) released results of a survey sent out to assess opinions about the current leadership at UA. The survey results come after months of ...

UA strives for success

By Grant Morgan, News Editor

April 15, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Among the many surveys given to students at the end of the school year, one stands out. It is a national survey that aims to assess students’ undergraduate experience. Lee Gill, associate vice president for Inclusion and Equity and UA’s Chief Diversity Officer, sent students a link to the survey...

Rec Center survey improve facility

Rec Center survey improve facility

By Paula Ramsey, News Writer

April 8, 2015


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Frequent users of the Student Recreation and Wellness Center have been asked to complete a survey on their experiences there. “This survey is part of a national survey that is conducted by Campus Labs, in coordination with NASPA (the national association for Student Affairs Administrators in Higher...

New survey assessing sexual misconduct, behavior

By Michelle DeShon, News Writer

March 9, 2015


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UA recently released a survey that aims to assess the state of sexual misconduct on campus.   “I believe the survey is a powerful first step in understanding sexual misconduct at The University of Akron,” said Mike Strong, deputy Title IX coordinator, regarding the new Sexual Assault Resource T...

Students’ chance to critique union

By Spencer Skolnick, News Writer

February 18, 2015


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An online survey allows students to comment on possible areas the Student Union can improve upon.   Students taking the survey are asked whether they like the dining options in the union and if the hours of operation are flexible enough for students with busy schedules. The assessment hopes...

Take survey on Buchtelite, win gift card

By Alexa Lago, Opinion Editor

March 4, 2014


Filed under Campus News

After our rather abrupt hiatus at the beginning of the semester, many members of the student body might be shocked to come across this issue of The Buchtelite on stands. Due to many uncontrollable circumstances, we have been forced to take a break from publishing, missing out on what has proven to...