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With a goal of becoming one of the nation’s top public universities in aeronautics and engineering education and research, the Kent State University Board of Trustees approved changing the name of the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology to the College of Aeronautics and Engineering. 

The change better reflects the expansion of the college’s programs and accentuates its highly trained and sought-after graduates who go on to work for commercial airlines, corporate flight departments, the military and the Federal Aviation Administration.

The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Wednesday, May 31. The Board is scheduled to convene at 1:30 p.m. in the George Urban Board of Trustees Conference Room, which is located on the second floor of University Library on the Kent Campus.

Trustees will retire into executive session from 7:45-9 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:

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has appointed Donald L. Mason of Zanesville, Ohio, to a three-year term on the Kent State University Board of Trustees. Mason’s appointment began May 19, 2017, replacing the unexpired term of the late trustee Richard Marsh, which runs through May 2020. 

 

The Kent State University Board of Trustees today approved separate proposals for dining and cold beverage services that will transform the student experience throughout the university system. Following a competitive bid and review process, the Board approved the recommendation of university leaders to begin contract negotiations with Aramark LLC for dining services and with PepsiCo for exclusive cold beverage rights.

The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Thursday, March 2. The Board is scheduled to convene at 11:30 a.m. in Rockwell Library in Rockwell Hall. Rockwell Hall is located at 515 Hilltop Drive in Kent, Ohio.

Trustees will retire into executive session from 7:30-8:15 a.m. in the Rhodes Conference Room to consider specific topics as provided for under Ohio’s “Sunshine Law.” 

Board committees will meet as follows:

At the Kent State University Board of Trustees meeting held today (Dec. 7, 2016), the Board voted to establish the Brain Health Research Institute, further supporting significant existing research and providing additional support for researchers to collaborate across multiple departments, colleges and campuses.

With more than 50 faculty members involved in brain health research, brain health is one of Kent State’s largest areas of research strength and opportunity. 

The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Wednesday, Dec. 7. The Board is scheduled to convene at 11:30 a.m. in Franklin Hall, Room 213. Franklin Hall is located at 550 Hilltop Drive in Kent, Ohio.

Trustees will retire into executive session from 8-9 a.m. in Room 213 to consider specific topics as provided for under Ohio’s “Sunshine Law.” 

Board committees will meet as follows:

At the Kent State University Board of Trustees meeting held today (Sept. 30, 2016), the Board approved the planning and execution of a major comprehensive campaign. This campaign will be the largest in the history of Kent State, with its goals and priorities to be developed and pursued in collaboration with senior leadership, the university community and the Kent State University Foundation.  

The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Friday, Sept. 30. The Board is scheduled to convene at 2 p.m. in the Aeronautics and Technology Building, Room 101. The Aeronautics and Technology Building is located at 1400 E. Summit St. in Kent, Ohio.

Trustees will retire into executive session from 8-9:30 a.m. in Room 214 to consider specific topics as provided for under Ohio’s “Sunshine Law.” 

Board committees will meet as follows:

Photo of Carly EvansGov. John Kasich has appointed Carly Evans to a two-year term as an undergraduate student trustee of the Kent State University Board of Trustees. Evans’ term concludes on May 16, 2018.

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