Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences
Graduate and Undergraduate Programs
The Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences is the largest and oldest degree-granting college at Tthe University of Akron, home to schools, departments, centers and institutes in education, fine arts, humanities, natural sciences and social sciences.
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Our Commitment to Diversity
The Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences is committed to advancing an inclusive community in which everyone is welcomed, respected, valued and heard. We acknowledge the historical and current structural inequities that present challenges to both the access and success of groups. We have developed specific goals and key strategies to strengthen inclusion, diversity, and equity and belonging within our college community.
INSIDE OUR COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
Arts Advancement Council spotlights UA, Akron Cultural Collaborations
Under the leadership of Dean Mitchell S. McKinney, the Council is co-chaired by Rick and Alita Rogers, Akron arts leaders. It brings together local, regional, and national leaders and patrons of the visual, performing, and cultural arts to promote UA’s AkronArts initiative, advocate for UA and its students, and generate philanthropic resources for UA arts.
English Professor Awarded Toni Morrison Senior Fellowship
New director of English Language Institute
Performers Remix University of Akron Jazz Program
2023 Buchtel College Awards for Outstanding Achievement
UA Choral concert ‘Unfinished’ offers community a place to reflect on lives cut short, including those close to home