Office of the President

Beverly Warren, Ph.D., Ed.D., became Kent State University's 12th president on July 1, 2014. As the university’s chief executive officer, President Warren oversees one of the nation's largest university systems.
President Warren delivers the State of the University address

State of the University Address 2016

In a re-imagined public research university, the priorities for academic excellence, access and affordability not only coexist but merge as critical elements of a high-quality, distinctive learning environment.  I have begun to call this commitment “The Kent State Promise”.

President Warren delivers The Making of Meaningful Voice speech

The Making of Meaningful Voice

Kent State is a place that invites and embraces diversity in all of its forms.  And, yes, we believe there remains great space for civil discourse to exist in tandem with our ideals and value for free speech and freedom of expression.

President Warren in meeting

What is your Critical Conversation Quotient

Critical conversations close big deals, achieve agreements, negotiate differences, offer constructive feedback, and begin and sometimes end relationships.  

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RT : THAT'S 19 MAC CHAMPIONSHIPS IN A ROW! Congratulations on a 34-shot win over NIU, and to medalist Micha… https://t.co/F3AcjZMX7U
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Congratulations to on their 19th straight MAC Championship. Go Flashes! A level of excellence unsurpa… https://t.co/CYYU6kYjrq