Scott L. Scarborough

President Scott ScarboroughScott L. Scarborough, Ph.D., became the University's 16th president on July 1, 2014.

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The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities announces on July 9 that The University of Akron will be one of seven urban research universities participating in a one-year, innovative project that seeks to transform the way higher education is delivered. UA receives a $225,000 grant for the initiative, which is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.