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CLARIFICATION:  The Akron-AAUP survey was sent to all members of the faculty bargaining unit which includes both union members and non-members. 
More than 70% of reporting faculty are not confident in University of Akron leadership.
There are  growing concerns about the recent actions and future plans of the administration at The University of Akron. The Akron-AAUP has conducted a survey of the faculty, the results of which reflect faculty sentiment across academic areas.  Click HERE for detailed survey results.

Brief summary of the survey results:

Would you say that the university is better off than it was a year ago, or is it worse off?
72.2%   WORSE OFF
Would you say that your department or school is better or worse off than it was a year ago?    
73.1%   WORSE OFF
How about your students? Would you say that they are better or worse off than they were a year ago?  
47.2%   WORSE  OFF
39.2%   ABOUT SAME
Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? “Shared governance is working well at The University of Akron.”  
81.3%   DISAGREE
Do you have confidence in the university’s strategic planning and budgeting process?  
79.7%    NO
Are you confident that President Scarborough is leading the university in a positive direction?  
72.2%    NO
Are you confident that the Board of Trustees has been upholding its responsibilities?
78.1%    NO
More than 70% of bargaining unit faculty completed the survey, and it is broadly representative of full-time faculty across campus.


% of College Faculty Responding

Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences


College of Applied Science and Technology


College of Business Administration


College of Engineering


College of Health Professions


College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering


Lebron James Family Foundation College of Education


University Libraries


Wayne College




FOLLOW THIS LINK FOR DETAILS OF THE SURVEY RESULTS  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_cp3uCUiKqic0JQS3FnMWtvVU0/view?usp=sharing

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