Interim President

photo of Matthew Wilson
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Matt Wilson officially marks his last day on the job as a member of the University of Akron (UA) faculty on May 31.  Wilson, the former president of the university, is leaving to take the job of president at Missouri Western State University.  We sat down with Wilson to talk about his unexpected turn as UA's president following the short and troubled tenure of Scott Scarborough. 

University of Akron Trustees
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Matthew Wilson is no longer “interim” president of the University of Akron.   

Just three months after selecting him “interim” leader of the university the University of Akron Board of Trustees voted in special session to drop the interim pat of the title for Mathew Wilson.

His original appointment as interim was for eighteen months, Wilson said stabilizing the university is a priority.