Scott Scarborough is out as the president of the University of Akron. Trustees accepted his resignation at a special meeting Tuesday, giving him the option of a year’s pay – about $450,000 – or taking a faculty position in the business school.
If he opts for the faculty position, the contract the university trustees signed when they hired him promises him 65 percent of his president's salary for at least five years or the highest pay in the business school -- whichever is higher. The 65 percent comes to $292,500 a year.
Youngstown City Schools will soon see new governance with a new CEO and a new commissioner.
The Youngstown City Schools Academic Distress Commission Tuesday announced Krish Mohip, a Chicago school administrator, will be the new Chief Executive Officer for the district. Mohip was the commission’s unanimous choice for the position after interviewing 6 candidates. Next week, he will be in Youngstown to meet with community members.
Volunteers are planting bushes at Market Square Park in Ohio City (Darrielle Snipes/ideastream)
Scott Scarborough is no longer the president of the University of Akron. The Board of Trustees at the college issued a statement after a meeting Tuesday that Scarborough will step down effective immediately. Interim Senior Vice-President and Provost Rex Ramsier will assume the position until it can be filled permanently.
Statements from Scarborough and Board of Trustees Chair Jonathan Pavloff are below.
Cleveland police on horseback watch the crowd after a Donald Trump rally. (Nick Castele / ideastream)
A liberal-leaning charter school critic says the federal government has put nearly $30 million into charter schools that have either closed or never opened in the first place. Statehouse reporter Andy Chow has more.
A report from Innovation Ohio’s Know Your Charter says a state panel that distributed the millions of dollars was made up of members from different charters that ended up getting the funds.
Know Your Charter’s Steve Dyer says improving this system needs to be a team effort.
Last Year Cavs Point Guard Kyrie Irving played few playoff games due to injury.
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