Matthew J. Wilson

President Matthew J. Wilson

Messages & speeches

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Messages

To students

Innovative class scheduling begins fall 2018 | Jan. 24, 2018

Veterans Day | Nov. 3, 2017

When you succeed, we all succeed | May 8, 2017

Celebrate Sophomores! | April 13, 2017

Sexual Assault Awareness Month | April 3, 2017

Changes coming to UA GA financial aid policy | Feb. 24, 2017

Statement about executive order on U.S. immigration policy | Jan. 29, 2017

Holiday Message | Dec. 14, 2016

Our budget: A plan to stabilize, invest and grow | Nov. 21, 2016

Appreciation, encouragement & unity | Nov. 14, 2016

Important Info & Chance for Dinner with President Wilson | Oct. 4, 2016

Welcome back! | A message for returning students sent Aug. 29, 2016

Welcome to UA! | A message for new students sent Aug. 29, 2016

Message from the New Interim President | July 15, 2016

Share Your Ideas With Our New Interim President | July 22, 2016



To faculty and staff

Innovative class scheduling begins fall 2018 | Jan. 24, 2018

Recognizing individuals who make a difference | Jan. 19, 2018

Opportunity to engage - esports at UA | Jan. 18, 2018

A creative approach to class scheduling | Jan. 9, 2018

A strong fall semester | Dec. 18, 2017

Happy holidays from my family to yours | Dec. 15, 2017

Growing enrollment and controlling expenses | Dec. 4, 2017

A moment of reflection and gratitude | Nov. 20, 2017

Veterans Day | Nov. 3, 2017

Tuition change and scholarship expansion | Oct. 5, 2017

Blue & Gold Fridays return| Aug. 31, 2017

Academic Program Review | Aug. 31, 2017

Message regarding Hurricane Harvey | Aug. 30, 2017

Welcome Back! | Aug. 25, 2017

Budget update at start of 2017-18 academic year | Aug. 23, 2017

Reflecting on the academic year | May 8, 2017

Sexual Assault Awareness Month | March 30, 2017

An update to the Transformation Plan | March 13, 2017

Important message about Graduate Assistantships | Feb. 24, 2017

Statement about executive order on U.S. immigration policy | Jan. 29, 2017

Focus on international education and global engagement | Jan. 11, 2017

Holiday Message | Dec. 14, 2016

Have a Happy Thanksgiving | Nov. 23, 2016

Our budget: A plan to stabilize, invest and grow | Nov. 22, 2016

Enrollment Numbers | Sept. 13, 2016

Higher Learning Commission's visit in February | Sept. 6, 2016

Tiger team recommendations | Sept. 2, 2016

Campaign to raise dollars for scholarships | Aug. 29, 2016

Welcome back | Aug. 29, 2016

Budget and enrollment update | Aug. 26, 2016

Blue and Gold Days | Aug. 22, 2016

Month One observations | Aug. 16, 2016

Moving forward | July 14, 2016

Invitation to engage | July 18, 2016



To alumni and donors

Fridays take on new meaning at UA | Jan. 24, 2018

Good News from The University of Akron | Aug. 28, 2017

Reflecting on the academic year | May 8, 2017

Holiday Message | Dec. 14, 2016

An Update from The University of Akron | Oct. 4, 2016

Making a Difference and Moving Forward Campaign | Aug. 29, 2016

Moving Forward | July 14, 2016


To friends and the community

What Five-Star Fridays Means for Your Student | Jan. 24, 2018

What Five-Star Fridays Can Mean for Your Student | Jan. 24, 2018

Fridays at UA are unlike anywhere else | Jan. 24, 2018

Moving Forward | July 14, 2016


Speeches


In the news

Featured: 2017 fall semester in review

UA board chair says trustees want President Matthew Wilson to stay on the job | Ohio.com, Feb., 19, 2018

Companionship bridges cultural differences, panel of interracial couples tells UA audience. | Ohio.com, Feb. 18, 2018

No class on Fridays; University of Akron to go to four-day schedule | Ohio.com, Jan. 24, 2018

Akron plans to bring varsity esports to campus in fall 2018 | ESPN.com, Dec. 22, 2017

University of Akron launches esports as a varsity program | Ohio.com, Dec. 18, 2017

University of Akron President Matthew Wilson receives contract through 2023 | Cleveland.com, Oct. 11, 2017

UA offers scholarships that grow as students rack up credits | Ohio.com, Sept. 30, 2017

University of Akron welcomes freshmen and returning students | Ohio.com, Aug., 201723

UA president strikes out to bond with students at bowling alley | Ohio.com, Feb. 27, 2017

UA offers new Akron Guarantee Scholarship that increases in value as students earn credits | Ohio.com, Feb. 22, 2017

UA president answers the call, helping panicked student; tells audience ‘we are about family’ | Ohio.com, Jan. 18, 2017