Strategic Goals:

Key objectives define the direction of Kent State University. Our strategic goals and principles are to:

  • Focus on those we serve, especially our students; 
  • Advance innovation and excellence in teaching to support student success; 
  • Promote excellence in research and creative endeavors; 
  • Engage with the world beyond our campuses;
  • Build and sustain relationships and economic development opportunities with our alumni, communities and businesses that foster success for them and for Ohio; and 
  • Secure our financial future through efficient management, increased levels of external funding and building a strong endowment.