We noticed some news coverage has been missing from UA’s Daily News Updates. We’ll so our best to keep an updated list of news links here.
Akron Beacon Journal: University of Akron Football Player Tests Positive for Coronavirus
Akron Beacon Journal: University of Akron Faculty Senate Calls for Resignation of Board of Trustees
Cleveland.com: Who are the First Energy Employees Referenced by Title in Ohio Political Corruption Complaint [Includes UA Board of Trustees member Michael Dowling]
Akron Beacon Journal: University of Akron Faculty Vote Against Contract Ratification: Legal Battle Ahead
WCPN/WVIZ Idea Stream: University of Akron Faculty Union Rejects Contract
Letter from State Leaders: https://twitter.com/AkronAAUP/status/1289205491432792066
Inside Higher Education reports on the “blood bath” at UA.
Akron Beacon Journal reports that UA is “gutting” programs.
Chronicle of Higher Education reports that UA lost almost a quarter of its faculty.
Forbes Newspaper reports on UA as laying off the highest number of faculty of the many universities and colleges who are firing tenured faculty.
WKSU reports on the opposing viewpoints in the Akron-AAUP members ratification process.
A US News article about COVID-19 and the layoffs of faculty.
An Akron Beacon Journal article about the effect of the RIF on UA’s programs.
A piece by Sue Ramlo about the faculty on the RIF list, published in the Blog for Academe Magazine.
Alum & urban planner mentions UA’s “voracious appetite for real-estate” and lists properties owned by UA in this ABJ commentary
A post in the Blog of Academe Magazine from John McNay, President of the Ohio Conference.
Dance and Theatre Professors question the future of UA programs in an ABJ article.
A WAKR interview with Pam Schulze, Akron-AAUP President.
Akron Beacon Journal story: University of Akron faculty yell “protect our students” as trustees vote to eliminate almost 100 full-time faculty.
Akron Beacon Journal story: “this is not a drill.”
Akron Beacon Journal story: president threatens faculty with more cuts if they do not vote to ratify.
Akron Beacon Journal reports on admin’s plan to implement “substantial reduction in force.”
WKSU piece covering Akron-AAUP car parade and rally.
Akron Beacon Journal article: faculty fear permanency.