Becky Hoover

Becky Hoover

Title: Associate Provost for Talent Development
Phone: 330-972-6462


Becky Hoover is the associate provost for talent development at The University of Akron.

A lawyer and professional mediator, Hoover has held various positions at the University and on several Akron community boards. After returning to UA in 1999 after three years at Purdue University, she has served as an adjunct professor of law and executive assistant for organizational development to UA President Dr. Luis M. Proenza, as well as vice president for talent development and human resources.

Hoover holds a Ph.D. in urban studies and public affairs from The University of Akron and a Juris Doctor from The Ohio State University College of Law.

Areas of Responsibility

  • Leadership Planning
  • Academic Personnel Matters
  • Talent Development
  • Institute for Teaching and Learning