New and Familiar Faces
New and Familiar Faces
Meet new face Liz Henry, Assistant Director, Marketing Strategy, University Communications and Marketing
Meet familiar face Jeffrey Wattles, Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy
Liz HenryAssistant Director, Marketing Strategy
University Communications and Marketing
Job Description:I provide professional and consultative services to colleges, campuses, departments and academic programs by identifying and assessing business issues, opportunities and trends within those units and developing marketing strategies and action plans to address the opportunities/issues. In addition, I help build the foundation for creative development of marketing materials and execution of marketing tactics.
Worked at KSU since:July 2010
Employment Prior to Kent State University:KeyBank and marketing consultant
Likes Most About Kent State University:Working with the University Communications and Marketing team and the clients across a variety of colleges, campuses, departments, etc.
Attraction to Kent State University as an Employer:I really wanted to get back to working in higher education. Kent State offers so many colleges, programs and campuses. So many unique opportunities … every day is interesting and unique.
Resides in:University Heights, Ohio
Hometown:Shaker Heights, Ohio
Education:Master of Business Administration, Baldwin-Wallace College
Bachelor of Business Administration, marketing, University of Cincinnati
Hobbies:Traveling, sports, sewing, baking
Jeffrey WattlesAssociate Professor
Department of Philosophy
Job Description:I teach a wide variety of classes in philosophy and religion.
Worked at KSU since:August 1990
Employment Prior to Kent State University:University of Toronto, Armstrong College and Western Kentucky University
Likes Most About Kent State University:The people here plus the experience of seeing significant growth in most of my students as a result of our experiential projects.
Attraction to Kent State University as an Employer:The chance to labor on constructing a philosophy of living in truth, beauty and goodness; the diversity and congeniality of my philosophy colleagues; and Moulton Hall’s educational programs and helpful experts in educational technology.
Resides in:Stow, Ohio
Education:Ph.D., philosophy, Northwestern University
Master of Arts, philosophy, Northwestern University
Bachelor of Arts, philosophy, Stanford University