Despite her mounting controversies, many faculty members say Linda P.B. Katehi should stay on as the campus leader, while others are using the opportunity to voice different concerns.
The piece, which is worth roughly a year's in-state tuition, features a flashing LED display and was purchased to demonstrate healthy-cooking tips to students.
The university's president, Scott L. Scarborough, wrote in an email that he would "continue to search for appropriate ways to strengthen" Akron.
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