University of Akron

Office of Academic Affairs

About the Provost

Interim Provost RamsierDr. Rex Ramsier began serving as UA's interim senior vice president and provost on Jan. 1, 2016.  As UA's top academic officer, Ramsier has oversight of academic planning and budgeting, curriculum development and assessment, among other functions. 

The Office of Academic Affairs works year-round to ensure and increase student success. At the heart of all priorities and initiatives, is the success of every student.  Through strong collaboration and teamwork across all University units, a campus retention and completion structure provides the framework for university-wide accountability for student success.

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Contact the Provost: provost@uakron.edu


About Academic Affairs

StudentsCentrally located in Buchtel Hall, the Office of Academic Affairs supports the academic mission of the University. In addition to OAA leadership and personnel, the Office is comprised of the many colleges and units that achieve the academic mission of the University.

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Priorities & Initiatives

CampusThe Office of Academic Affairs works year-round to ensure and increase student success. Learn more about the priorities of the Office and initiatives underway.

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triangle Academic Program Review
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Leadership & Recognition

Leadership and RecognitionFaculty and staff across the University help lead change and progress through individual efforts, shared governance and other groups.

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