Todd A. Diacon
Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
Todd Diacon serves as Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost of Kent State University. He oversees all aspects of the academic enterprise, including the universityâ€™s seven regional campuses.
Before coming to Kent State, Diacon served as the deputy chancellor of the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. He spent 21 years at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, serving as a tenured professor, department head, and vice provost.
An historian of Brazil, Diaconâ€™s book, Stringing Together a Nation, won the Warren Dean Prize for the best book published on the history of Brazil. He earned his bachelorâ€™s degree in history from Southwestern College (Winfield, Kansas), and his M.A. and Ph.D. in history from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs
Assistant Provost for Accreditation, Assessment and Learning
Associate Vice President, Operations and Administration
Vice President, Research and Sponsored Programs
Associate Provost for Academic Affairs
Associate Provost, Dean of the Regional College, and Interim Dean KSU-Trumbull