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Jim Tressel among three finalists for president of The University of Akron

James P. Tressel, M.A. announced as finalist for presidency job at UA. James P. Tressel, M.A. announced as finalist for presidency job at UA.
AKRON, OH (WOIO) -

We are delighted to announce the three finalists selected by The University of Akron's Board of Trustees through the presidential search process.

Each finalist will spend an entire day interviewing on campus with the multiple Constituency-Advisory Groups who helped to define the qualities sought in the next University of Akron president.

Those groups include University deans, senior administrators and the elected presidents of undergraduate, graduate and law student governments, as well as representatives of academic department chairs and school directors, Faculty Senate and Akron-AAUP, contract professionals and staff employees, and community leaders.

Each finalist also will appear at an open, public forum on campus.

The three finalists, whose application materials and visit itineraries can be found on the Presidential Search web page, include:

Ronald A. Nykiel, Ph.D. Visiting UA, April 28 
Dr. Nykiel currently is Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in Princess Anne, Maryland. Appointed to that position in February 2013, he is responsible for all schools, programs, faculty and staff in the academic division; academic accreditations; international programs; institutional research; instructional technology; the honors program; registrar's office; policy and strategy development and implementation; organizational and strategic planning; academic budget oversight; and brand management and marketing.

Scott L. Scarborough, Ph.D. | Visiting UA, April 30 
Dr. Scarborough currently is Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs at The University of Toledo. Appointed to that position in 2012, he serves as the chief academic and operating officer in charge of the colleges of engineering; business; communication and the arts; language, literature and social sciences; natural sciences and mathematics; education; social justice and human service; law; graduate; honors; adult professionals; YouCollege; UTXnet World Campus; as well as the university's libraries; enrollment and management; registrar's office; university teaching center; and the division of student affairs.

James P. Tressel, M.A. | Visiting UA, May 1

Mr. Tressel is Executive Vice President for Student Success at The University of Akron. Appointed as Vice President of Strategic Engagement in 2012, he is responsible for academic advising; academic encouragers; Office of Accessibility; Adult Focus program; Akron Experience; Career Center; Choose Ohio First scholarship programs; Counseling Center; financial aid; learning communities; Military Services Center; Multicultural Academic Services/Office of Multicultural Development; new student orientation; Student Success Center; Transfer and Adult Student Enrollment Center; tutoring and workforce development; and continuing education.

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