Kent State Sets 2014-15 Tuition

To enable Kent State University to continue its multifaceted efforts to provide students with a high-caliber educational experience, the Kent State Board of Trustees today (May 28, 2014) increased tuition by 2 percent for undergraduate and graduate students on the university’s eight campuses. The increase, which is in keeping with a state-mandated limit on full-time, in-state undergraduate tuition increases for the 2014-15 academic year, is expected to leave Kent State’s tuition ranked in the middle of Ohio’s 13 public universities.

Kent State University Board of Trustees Meeting, May 28

The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Wednesday, May 28. The Board will convene at 1:15 p.m. in the George Urban Board of Trustees Conference Room, which is located on the second floor of the Kent Campus Library.

Trustees will retire into executive session at 8 a.m. in the Urban Conference Room to consider specific topics as provided for under Ohio's "Sunshine Law."

Board committees will meet as follows:

Kent State Plants Tree and Celebrates Winners of RecycleMania Competition and Tree Campus USA Designation

Kent State students show off their plaques from the residence hall challenge during this year’s RecycleMania recycling competition with Engleman Hall winning first place and Centennial A and B receiving “most improved.” The students also display the Braggin’ Wheel after defeating the University of Akron in the friendly environmental competition and stand next to the newly planted tree.

Kent State University faculty, staff and students gathered between residence halls Centennial A and B on April 24 for the annual Tree Planting Ceremony to commemorate Arbor Day and to celebrate the winners of this year’s RecycleMania competition.

More than 460 universities across the U.S. and Canada were invited to practice waste minimization during the eight-week competition. Kent State placed second in the state for recycling 263,354 pounds of material, which is equivalent to keeping 67 cars off the road for a year.

Kent State Recognized as a “Great College to Work For”

Kent State University is being recognized again as one of the nation’s best. Kent State has been selected as one of this year’s “Great Colleges to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education, the nation’s number one source of news, information and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. Based on a survey of more than 44,000 employees at 300 colleges and universities, The Chronicle’s 2013 “Great Colleges to Work For” program recognizes small, medium and large institutions for specific best practices and policies.