1972 as Wayne General & Technical College. Name changed to Wayne College in 1990.
Interim Dean - Dr. Daniel Deckler
Senior Director of Business Operations and Finance - Mrs. Tamara Lowe
Senior Director of Student Life and Enrollment Management - Mr. Gordon Holly
Working within the Strategic Plan of The University of Akron, Wayne College provides high quality, accessible credit and non-credit educational opportunities to the citizens of Wayne, Medina, and Holmes counties and is a partner with and a resource for the communities and organizations it serves.
VALUES AND BELIEFS
The vision and strategic priorities of Wayne College are built upon the following values/beliefs:
Wayne College will be recognized within The University of Akron, the College’s service area, and among two-year colleges in the State of Ohio as a center of excellence for teaching and learning. It will be acknowledged via outcome measures and accrediting agencies for the high quality of its teaching, programs, services, and facilities. And, while it effectively utilizes appropriate technology and instructional strategies, Wayne College will continue to provide a teaching-learning environment in which “Where Student Success Comes First” remains the chief guiding principle.
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
Upon completing their course of study at Wayne College, students will . .
For more information, please visit our HLC Accreditation Page. The University of Akron Wayne College is accredited at the associate degree level by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. Interested parties can contact the Higher Learning Commission at 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604; 1-800-621-7440; http://www.ncahlc.org.
On August 17, 2011, the Higher Learning Commission, a national independent corporation that evaluates the quality of higher education institutions, granted a full 10-year continued accreditation to The University of Akron Wayne College. This will allow the college to remain accredited through 2021.
For information on accreditation or to review copies of the accreditation documents, contact the Wayne College Dean's Office, The University of Akron Wayne College, 1901 Smucker Road, Orrville, OH 44667; 330-684-8941.