Board of Trustees

UPDATED JAN. 25, 2016: AAUP-KSU's membership have voted and ratified the new contract. With approval by both the Board of Trustees and the AAUP-KSU, the ratification process is complete. The successor collective bargaining agreement with the tenured and tenure-track faculty is effective Aug. 19, 2015, through Aug. 18, 2018.

 

The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Wednesday, Jan. 20, for the sole purpose of ratifying a three-year, collective bargaining agreement between the university and full-time, tenured and tenure-track faculty, who are represented by the American Association of University Professors-Kent State Chapter.

The Board will convene at 5:45 p.m. in the George Urban Board of Trustees Conference Room, which is located on the second floor of the Kent Campus Library.

Kent State University’s new, shared vision for a dynamic future received endorsement from the Board of Trustees as it approved the Strategic Roadmap for a Distinctive Kent State and a six-year state capital-spending plan during its Dec. 8, 2015, meeting. 

The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Tuesday, Dec. 8. The Board is scheduled to convene at 2 p.m. in the Community Room, third floor of Akron Children’s Hospital, which is located at 215 West Bowery St., Akron, Ohio.

Trustees will start the meeting in executive session from 7:45-9:15 a.m. in the Community Room to consider specific topics as provided for under Ohio’s “Sunshine Law.”

Board committees will meet as follows:

Kent State University President Beverly Warren began her second year in office by acknowledging that she is at the helm of the university at a time when the university is on an impressive upward trajectory.  In this context, Warren is intent on leading Kent State with a well-defined and bold vision – one that will distinguish the university not only in Northeast Ohio but across the world.

Bar chart of Kent Campus enrollment (unduplicated)Embracing another year of record enrollment, a solid financial foundation and indications of continued universitywide growth, the Kent State University Board of Trustees approved a balanced university budget for fiscal year 2016 and demonstrated continued confidence in university leaders who are delivering on promises to s

Embracing another year of record enrollment, a solid financial foundation and indications of continued universitywide growth, the Kent State University Board of Trustees approved a balanced university budget for fiscal year 2016. Given the ongoing state budget deliberations at the time of the Board’s last meeting on June 4, 2015, the Board adopted resolutions to approve tuition, special programs, course and other fees, and expenditure authorization to ensure the continuation of university operations in the first quarter of the new fiscal year.

The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Wednesday, Sept. 9. The Board is scheduled to convene at 3 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/working lunch from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Alumni Suite to consider specific topics as provided for under Ohio’s “Sunshine Law.” 

Board committees will meet as follows:

Photo of Jennifer BryantKent State University graduate student Jennifer Bryant of Warrensville Heights, Ohio, has been appointed by Gov. John Kasich to serve as a student member of the Kent State University Board of Trustees. Her term began on June 26, 2015, and ends May 16, 2017.

With the strong support of Kent State University President Beverly Warren, who throughout her first year in office has encouraged undergraduates to enroll in at least 15 credit hours per semester in order to reap the personal, professional and financial benefits of graduating in four years, the Kent State Board of Trustees today (June 4) eliminated the additional per-credit-hour fee charged to students who enroll in 17 and 18 credit hours per semester.

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