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UT provost named next Akron University president

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University of Toledo provost and executive vice president for academic affairs will lead the University of Akron.

The school announced Dr. Scott Scarborough will take over as its 16th president.

Scarborough beat out former OSU football coach Jim Tressel and Dr. Ronald Nykiel from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.

The school's last president left after only eight months.

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