Higher ed analyst blasts UA for low grad rates, lack of leadership

A column in today’s Akron Beacon Journal written by higher ed analyst Joseph Yeado of the Education Trust blasts The University of Akron for its plummeting graduation ratesUA grad rate particularly the dismal six-year graduation rate of 9.8 percent for black students.

The piece criticizes UA for lack of leadership and “an extensive building spree.”

It also calls for campus-wide engagement in “establishing a culture of completion where everyone, from tenured professor to resident assistant, is responsible for ensuring student success.”

We would note that current policies and practices regarding part-time faculty at UA make that impossible.

Read the full article at this link: 
Everything at UA but enough grads and add your comments.

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