The Chronicle of Higher Education
July 29th, 2015
Looming layoffs at the University of Akron became a reality this
week, with staff in the college’s Multicultural Center, UA Press, and
registrar’s office among those who learned their jobs were being
The Plain Dealer reports that on Monday the college’s Board of Trustees approved plans, announced this month,
to eliminate more than 200 positions. The measures are intended to plug
a $60-million budget shortfall over the next three years.