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A Transformed KSU Events

Master Plan Approved

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am

The Board of Trustees approved the KSU Kent Campus Master Plan concept and the initial financing strategy for Phase 1 projects at their March 7, 2018 meeting.  Click for the Final Master Plan presentation to the Board of Trustees.   News coverage of the approval includes the Kent Stater (with a summary video), 

Final Draft Master Plan with Board of Trustees

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 8:00am

The Board of Trustees will review and comment on the Draft Master Plan, which includes 35+ transformational recommendations for new and renovated buildings and site improvements.  At their December 2017 meeting, the Board of Trustees reviewed and supported the Draft Master Plan, which included initial cost estimates and phasing. View the Board of Trustees presentation

Draft Master Plan Discussion

Monday, October 2, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join the master planning team to learn about and discuss the draft master plan.  Your reactions and suggestions for improvement will be appreciated.  Meeting will be in the City of Kent Council Chambers (in the basement of the Kent Fire Department on DePeyester Street).  (This same presentation will be given in the Kent Student Center Room 310 A/B earlier that day at 3pm.)

Analyses and Framework Plan is Introduced

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:00am

Framework with the Board of Trustees

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 9:00am to 11:00am

The master planning team will share with the Board a flexible framework - a potential direction for campus investment and character - for their reactions and guidance.   Timken Classroom, Integrated Sciences Building, Room 190.

Summer 2017

Sunday, August 6, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:00am

To figure out how the university facilities should evolve in the future, we need to understand how they currently are operating. How efficiently are we using our classrooms? Which classrooms are the best and worst for teaching and learning? How effective are our research institutes and principal investigators? Where are the worst pedestrian/vehicle conflicts? The master planning team has been investigating these and other questions in the spring and summer. We've recently shared that analysis and its implications for the campus mater plan with university leadership.

Phase 3: Planning

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 3:00pm to Sunday, December 31, 2017 - 5:00pm

In this phase, we will explore multiple paths to meet the University’s long-term goals.  Starting from alternative scenarios, we will prepare multiple iterations of the draft master plan, supported by design guidelines, capital planning, and an implementation plan.

Analysis Review with Executive Committee

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:00am

The master planning team will meet with the Executive Committee to review a summary of the analysis of how the campus is now functioning and an assessment of future needs and trends.

Analysis Review with the Steering Committee

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

The master planning team will meet with the Steering Committee to review analysis of how the campus is now functioning and an assessment of future needs and trends.

Student Life Survey

Friday, June 2, 2017 - 9:15am to Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 11:45am

Students – We need your thoughts!   Look for an email survey about all things student life - the Kent campus residence halls, dining, recreation center, student center and health center.  Participate to enter a drawing for prizes.  

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