John and Fonda Elliot have become the largest donors in Kent State University’s history, providing the largest total outright gift of $10 million as well as a $2 million planned gift, benefiting the College of Architecture and Environmental Design.
The College of Architecture and Environmental Design (CAED) at Kent State University is
dedicated to developing responsible professionals committed to improving the quality of
life, enhancing the physical environment and protecting the public welfare through the
design of the built environment. The practice of environmental design is a creative design
synthesis that requires both a breadth of knowledge concerning society and its functions
as well as a depth of technical and physical knowledge of materials, procedures and