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May 23, 2015 12:16 AM ET

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Company Overview of University of Akron

Company Overview

University of Akron is an educational institution that offers undergraduate, graduate, professional, and research programs. It offers courses in business, social sciences, science, and law. The schools and Colleges of the university include Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business Administration, Community and Technical College, College of Education, College of Engineering, College of Fine and Applied Arts, School of Law, College of Nursing, College of Polymer Sci & Engineering, and Wayne College. The University’s centers and institutes include Akron Polymer Training Center, Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics, Institute for Biomedical Engineering Research, Center for...

302 Buchtel Mall

Akron, OH 44325-2001

United States

Founded in 1870





Key Executives for University of Akron

Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary, and Trustee
Vice President of Board Operations, Assistant Secretary, and Trustee
Chief Operating Officer, Provost and Senior Vice President
Vice President of Student Affairs
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

University of Akron Key Developments

The University of Akron Cuts $12 Million More Off Budget and Layoffs 18 Staff and the Nonrenewal of Nine Contract Professionals

The University of Akron will lay off employees, not fill open positions and will evaluate academic programs and staffing levels as it grapples with a decline in enrollment. Trustees agreed to $12 million in cuts, including layoffs of 18 staff and the nonrenewal of nine contract professionals and one faculty member. The university eliminated about 150 positions almost all by retirements, resignations and not filling existing vacancies. But officials acknowledge that about a third of what was reduced for the now $364.5 million budget are one-time savings, including not filling current openings.

Luis Proenza to Step Down as President of University of Akron, Effective from June 30, 2014

University of Akron announced that its President Luis Proenza will step down on June 30, 2014. He oversaw increases in enrollment, student success and fundraising. Proenza will take a year’s sabbatical, then return to the university as a full-time faculty member.

University of Akron Appoints Anthony J. (Tony) Alexander as a Advisory Trustee

Anthony J. (Tony) Alexander, has accepted a new position as Advisory Trustee to The University of Akron Board of Trustees. Effective upon Board approval at its August 7 meeting, Alexander, FirstEnergy Corp. President and CEO, will provide advice and counsel to UA's Board and leadership and participate in all Board activities.

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