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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 2016.

University of Akron Key Developments

University of Akron Announces Management Changes

AKRON Matthew J. Wilson has been named interim president at the University of Akron. Wilson, who has served as dean of the School of Law, fills the position vacated by Scott L. Scarborough in June. Sarah M.R. Cravens and Ryan G. Vacca were named interim co-deans of the School of Law.

University of Akron Pays Thousands to Settle Broken Leases

The University of Akron has paid thousands of dollars to landlords to settle leases broken by students who left the school after the baseball program was eliminated. Most of the 27 players who withdrew from the university were released from residence hall and off-campus leases. But some landlords demanded payment, especially if they could not find other tenants, according to documents filed in the Ohio Court of Claims. The father of one former player, who was sued by his landlord for breaking the lease, filed an action against UA in the Court of Claims, which hears cases against state agencies. UA agreed to reimburse Rick Simonton the $3,420.29 he paid the landlord to settle a lawsuit in Summit County Common Pleas Court.

University of Akron Announces Executive Changes

Larry Williams, who resigned as Marquette University athletic director in December 2013 after less than two years on the job, has been named athletic director of the University of Akron in Ohio. Williams' appointment is effective September 1, 2015 pending approval by the university's board of trustees. He replaces Tom Wistrcill, who returned to the Learfield Sports' university partnership group as senior vice president. After leaving Marquette, Williams worked for Equity Management Inc. Prior to Williams' Marquette post, he was director of athletics and recreation at the University of Portland (Ore.) for seven years.

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