Dr. Scott Scarborough’s contributions to The University of Toledo will be celebrated during a farewell reception Friday, June 27.Scarborough, who has served the University since 2008, has been named president of the University of Akron.
The reception recognizing his time leading the University’s academic affairs, clinical operations and finances will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. in Libbey Hall.
“Scott has been an important leader at UT with a proven ability to create strong teams that work to benefit our students and patients,” President Lloyd Jacobs said. “It gives me pride when our leaders are sought after at other prestigious institutions. While we will miss Scott’s leadership and friendship, I hope you join me in wishing him well at Akron.”
Scarborough has served as UT’s chief academic and operating officer since 2012. During his tenure, he created and implemented the Imagine 2017 strategic plan, led the rebranding of the Jesup Scott Honors College, and organized a system of portal colleges to meet the needs of students entering the University.
He joined UT in 2008 as senior vice president for finance and administration and in 2011 was appointed to serve as vice president and executive director of UT Medical Center.
Scarborough came to Toledo from DePaul University, the nation’s largest Catholic university, where he was executive vice president. He also previously served as chief executive officer at the Texas Treasury Safekeeping Trust Co. and spent more than a decade in the University of Texas System, serving for five years as vice president for business affairs at the University of Texas at Tyler.