Board of Trustees

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.

Photo of Shawn RileyOhio Gov. John Kasich has appointed a new trustee to the Kent State University Board of Trustees. Kasich named Shawn M. Riley of Gates Mills, Ohio, to a nine-year term as a trustee. Riley’s appointment began May 17, 2016, and ends May 16, 2025.

Dr. Beverly Warren will remain president of Kent State University through at least 2020. On May 11, the Kent State University Board of Trustees voted to extend Warren’s employment agreement through June 30, 2020.

“Kent State has developed tremendous momentum under President Bev Warren’s exceptional leadership,” said Dennis Eckart, chair of the Kent State Board of Trustees. “Extending Bev’s contract expresses our strong confidence in her leadership and the university’s direction. She is critical in enabling us to meet our key goals going forward.”

The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Wednesday, May 11. The Board is scheduled to convene at 9 a.m. in the Event Space on the first floor of the university’s new Center for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement, located at 350 S. Lincoln St. in Kent, Ohio.

Trustees will retire into executive session from 7:30-8:45 a.m. in the Board Room on the third floor to consider specific topics as provided for under Ohio’s “Sunshine Law.” 

Photo of Robin KilbrideOhio Gov. John Kasich has appointed a new trustee to the Kent State University Board of Trustees. Kasich named Robin Kilbride of Wadsworth, Ohio, to a nine-year term as a trustee. Kilbride’s appointment began April 18, 2016, and ends May 16, 2024. 

Richard MarshKent State University is mourning the loss of a valued member of its family. Trustee Richard H. Marsh passed away March 24.

Kent State University Board of Trustees approved establishing a unified student government across all campuses – Ashtabula, East Liverpool, Geauga, Kent, Salem, Stark, Trumbull and Tuscarawas – during its March 9, 2016, board meeting.

Each campus’ Undergraduate Student Government is recognized as the representative voice of the students’ interests, concerns and needs. Elected presidents from each campus will serve as the liaison between the student body, Undergraduate Student Government and university administration.

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