Eye on Education

New U. of Akron President Brings New Expectations To Senior Administrators

Along with a new president of the University of Akron comes a leadership style that, on its surface, appears to differ markedly from that of former President Luis Proenza. Carol Biliczky of the Beacon Journal writes that President Scott Scarborough distributed a two-page list of “leadership and Management Principles” to senior leaders about two weeks into his tenure and asked them to sign it. The document defines “success” in 15 bullet points, and “teamwork” in another nine.

If you don’t pick up trash or get to meetings on time, there might not be a place for you at the University of Akron. New President Scott Scarborough has distributed a blueprint on how he wants 38 senior leaders – administrators, academics and students alike – to behave.

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