Eye on Education

University of Akron’s New President Improves Financial Outlook

Scott Scarborough, the University of Akron’s new president, has a pretty hefty financial background. And as Crain’s Cleveland reports, that could work to the college’s advantage. Financial ratings groups have noticed Scarborough’s resume, and have made note of “the fresh perspective of the new president with a proven record of good fiscal management,” Crain’s said.

Scott Scarborough’s name doesn’t carry the same cache as Jim Tressel, the former Ohio State football coach who also vied for the top job at the University of Akron. But what he lacks in championship rings, Scarborough makes up for in impressive financial turnarounds – just what’s needed at …

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