University of Akron

Outgoing University of Akron President Matthew Wilson is one of four finalists to become president of Utah Valley University. 


The University of Akron student convicted in his roommate's fatal stabbing after an alcohol-fueled argument about fast food last year has been sentenced to three years in prison. 

Better Business Bureau

Four Ohio public four-year universities are getting grant money to help low-income students who are in danger of dropping out due to financial problems.

A federal appeals court has rejected a lawsuit by Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine challenging what he called an unconstitutional health care tax levied on state and local governments.


A University of Akron student who police say was stabbed by his roommate last Saturday during a fight over fast food died on Monday night.

Associated Press

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is doubling down on his immigration policies. 

The University of Akron has named law school dean Matthew Wilson interim president.

The University of Akron executive behind the school's failed rebranding effort has been fired.

University of Akron President Scott Scarborough is resigning after the board of trustees decided the school needs new leadership.

The College Board says the average cost of tuition and fees for in-state students at public colleges is 94-hundred dollars a year, and tops 32-thousand at private colleges.

The U.S. government's College Scorecard shows Ohio State University leads the state's public colleges in on time graduation rates, at 83-percent. 

Dayton Daily News

Political and higher education leaders participated in a panel discussion on college affordability yesterday in Urbana.

The recent job and program cuts at the University of Akron have drawn criticism from faculty, students and alumni as well as some ridicule.

The University of Akron is cutting more than 200 jobs as part of a plan to reduce expenses by 40 million dollars.

The University of Akron is adding the branding tag-line "Ohio's Polytechnic University" to its name.

A new University of Akron poll shows Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich has a wide lead over Democratic challenger Ed FitzGerald, but down-ticket Democratic candidates remain competitive.

Akron Police

Akron police say some people in a crowd of 4 thousand near the University of Akron threw bottles at officers while they tried to break up several big parties early Sunday.

University of Akron

Trailing in fundraising and name recognition, Democrat Ed FitzGerald's gubernatorial hopes were a long shot before a potential scandal broke last week.

Ohio House Speaker Bill Batchelder says a poll on term limits shows voters should consider the issue soon.

A new University of Akron poll asked registered voters about three major issues.

Tressel, YSU Sign Contract

May 13, 2014

Youngstown State University and former Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel have signed a contract for him to become the school's ninth president.

Tressel Passed Over For UA Presidency

May 9, 2014
Toledo Blade

University of Akron Trustees have selected University of Toledo administrator Scott Scarborough as the school's next president.

Tressel Finalist For YSU Presidency

Apr 29, 2014

Youngstown State University says former YSU and Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel is one of three finalists for the president's job.

Former Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel is among three finalists in the University of Akron's search for a new president.  

Tressel Applies For Presidency Of YSU

Apr 12, 2014

Former Ohio State University football coach Jim Tressel has applied to become president at Youngstown State University less than a month after he applied for the same position at the University of Akron.

Tressel Applies To Become Interim UA President

Mar 21, 2014


Former Ohio State University football coach Jim Tressel has applied to become interim president of the University of Akron.

Six fraternity members at a northeast Ohio university have been charged after a hazing investigation. 

UA Promotes Tressel

Dec 13, 2013

Former Ohio State University football coach Jim Tressel has been named an executive vice president at the University of Akron.

Law Professor Thinks Medicaid Expansion Will Stand

Oct 24, 2013

Ohio Governor John Kasich's decision to sidestep the legislature and use the state Controlling Board to expand Medicaid has Tea Party-backed critics mounting a legal challenge.

Tressel Teaching Coaching At UA

Aug 22, 2013

Former Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel is teaching a course on coaching at the University of Akron.