Barbara Ferrell

Barbara Ferrell

Title: Coordinator Student Success Admin
Dept/Program: Dean of Students Office, Division of Student Affairs
Office: Student Union 152G
Phone: 330-972-8394


A graduate of the University of Akron with dual degrees in Psychology and Communications, Barbara has worked in employer relations at the University of Akron Career Center and as administrative assistant to the Assistant Vice-President for Student Success.  Currently, she is the Coordinator of Student Success Administration and oversees daily operations of the Dean of Students Office.  In her free time, she enjoys hiking in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, volunteering, traveling, graphic design and photography.


  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology and Business & Organizational Communications
  • Currently pursuing a Masters of Social Work degree. Anticipated graduation - Spring 2020