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Dr. Scott L. Scarborough named to head University of Akron

Dr. Scott L. Scarborough

Dr. Scott L. Scarborough, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at the University of Toledo, will be the next president of the University of Akron. Scarborough, who comes to Akron after more than seven years in leadership positions at the University of Toledo and its Medical Center, was the unanimous choice of the university’s Board of Trustees. His ... Read More »

Students across Ohio protest tuition hikes at public universities

University of Akron

Students across Ohio are protesting recent tuition increases enacted or proposed at eight of the state’s 14 public universities. The Columbus Dispatch reports some of those who are upset by rising costs have joined the Ohio Student Association to organize “teach-ins” and rallies on campuses. The University of Akron became the latest institution to approve an increase when it raised ... Read More »

University of Akron proposes suspending 55 academic programs

University of Akron

By Karen Farkas The University of Akron has proposed suspending 55 academic programs following several years of review. While some programs are specific within areas, such as guitar performance in music, students will no longer be able to receive a bachelors degree in theater arts or geography or a masters degree in physics or urban studies. The suspensions represent about ... Read More »

University of Toledo to offer 3-year degrees

University of Toledo

Some first-year students at the University of Toledo will have the chance to get their undergraduate degrees in three years rather than four. WTOL-TV in Toledo reports the College of Languages, Literature and Social Sciences will offer all of its majors in an optional three-year format beginning next year. Three-year options don’t relieve students of the traditional responsibility of a ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes