U. of Akron Chief’s New Rules: Pick Up Your Trash

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Scott Scarborough, the U. of Akron’s new president, says that a two-page summary of his principles helps to clarify his expectations of senior administrators, each of whom must sign it or risk losing their jobs.

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U. of Akron

Scott Scarborough, the U. of Akron’s new president, says that a two-page summary of his principles helps to clarify his expectations of senior administrators, each of whom must sign it or risk losing their jobs.

If Scott L. Scarborough gets his way, the University of Akron will have the cleanest administration in higher education.

Literally.

Mr. Scarborough, the Ohio university’s newly minted president, has asked all of his senior administrators to commit to a set of "Leadership and Management Principles" that he says will ensure success. The president’s big no-nos, which are