New and Familiar Faces
New and Familiar Faces
Meet new face Melissa Denardo, Assistant Dean, Kent State University at Salem
Meet familiar face Dirk Remley, Lecturer, Department of English
Melissa DenardoAssistant Dean
Kent State University at Salem
Job Description:My position ensures that the campus offers quality, relevant and leading-edge courses and programs for the Kent State at Salem catchment area and exceptional services for its potential and current students.Â In addition, I am responsible for the general operation of the campus in absence of the dean.
Worked at KSU since:January 2010
Employment Prior to Kent State University:Vice President of Academic Affairs, Aiken Technical College, Aiken, S.C.
Likes Most About Kent State University:The loyalty of the university to its employees and the importance of a fair and equitable work place.
Attraction to Kent State University as an Employer:Our first attraction to the university was the close proximity to our hometown (1.5 hours from Salem) where my parents, four sisters and my husband's eight brothers and six sisters live. The ability to contribute my experience as an executive administrator of a community college to a regional branch of a prestigious university
Resides in:Canfield, Ohio
Education:Doctorate in Education, higher education administration, University of Pittsburgh
Master of Business Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Bachelor of Business Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Hobbies:My church and my family are my most important pastimes. My other favorite pastimes include snow skiing, water skiing, riding roller coasters and traveling.
Department of English
Job Description:Teach writing courses; mostly business writing and technical writing
Worked at KSU since:August 1990
Employment Prior to Kent State University:Retail
Likes Most About Kent State University:Diversity of students and faculty; professional development opportunities
Attraction to Kent State University as an Employer:Support for professional development and opportunities for faculty input in a variety of decision-making processes at program, department and university levels.
Resides in:Ravenna, Ohio
Hometown:Chagrin Falls, Ohio
Education:Master of Arts, English, Bowling Green State University
Bachelor of Arts, English, Bowling Green State University