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UA’s Budget Presentation: Dr. Rudy Fichtenbaum Responds


In order to verify the Administration’s claims that the University is in a financial crisis, Akron-AAUP asked Dr. Rudy Fichtenbaum to upda …

Not Enough Full-Time Faculty at UA


Recently, we published an analysis of enrollment, including full-time equivalent (FTE)  enrollment and numbers of full-time faculty (FTF) o …
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Today our hearts broke. We stood witness as the University of Akron Board of Trustees - those entrusted with the care and well-being of o …

Does UA Really Have Too Many Full-time Faculty?


On Monday 7/6/2020, both Akron-AAUP and President Gary Miller posted position-papers regarding athletic spending. President Miller took issu …
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Budget Cuts and Athletics Funding


As we all know, when it’s time to cut, the first and apparently the easiest place to cut is the academic side. However, faculty across ca …