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Candidates Announced for Vice President for Kent State System Integration

Dear Colleagues: 

I am pleased to announce that three candidates for vice president for Kent State System Integration will be on campus over the next several weeks. As part of the interview process, each candidate will hold a public presentation at which they will discuss the following:

  • Brief biography/background.
  • Challenges facing higher education today and examples of how the candidate has faced these challenges in his/her current or previous positions.
  • Opportunities and challenges of a university with a regional campus system.
  • Experience/examples of interactions with the broader community in her/his current and/or previous positions.
  • Anything else the candidate would like to mention regarding how he/she would approach work specifically as vice president for Kent State System Integration.

I invite and encourage you to attend the following public presentations and provide your input through the surveys below. Each of the public presentations will also be live streamed. 

Mark E. Arant, Ph.D.
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Northeastern State University

Public Presentation
Monday, April 25
1:30-2:15 p.m.
Kent Student Center Kiva

Curriculum Vitae 
Candidate Evaluation Survey 
Live Stream of Presentation
 

Ron Williams, Ph.D.
Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs
and Interim Vice President for Student Affairs
Western Illinois University

Public Presentation
Monday, May 2
3:45-4:30 p.m.
Kent Student Center Kiva

Curriculum Vitae 
Candidate Evaluation Survey 
Live Stream of Presentation
 

Nathan P. Ritchey, Ph.D.
Vice President for Strategic Initiatives, Porreco College 
Founding Dean, College of Science and Health Professions
Edinboro University

Public Presentation
Thursday, May 5
1:45-2:30 p.m.
Governance Chambers - Kent Student Center

Curriculum Vitae
Candidate Evaluation Survey
Live Stream of Presentation

Additional information on the search for the vice president for Kent State System Integration is available on the provost's website

Sincerely,

Todd A. Diacon, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost