The Division of Finance and Administration is responsible for the financial, physical and human operations of the university, along with maintaining a safe and peaceful campus environment.

Compliance and Risk Management

Compliance and Risk Management is responsible for risk assessment and compliance across the university, which includes federal regulatory requirements. This area is led by Constance Hawke.

Constance Hawke

Constance Hawke, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President for Compliance and Risk Management

P: 330-672-2359
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Facilities Planning and Operations

Facilities Planning and Operations maintains and supports the campus infrastructure and facilities and facilitates the development of programs in the areas of energy management and sustainability. This area is led by Douglas Pearson.

Doug Pearson

Douglas Pearson Ph.D.
Associate Vice President for Facilities Planning and Operations

P: 330-672-3880

Financial Services

Financial Services provides accountable business functions and business information support services. This area is led by Jeannie Reifsnyder.


Jeannie Reifsnyder, MBA, CPA
Senior Associate Vice President for Finance and Administration

P:  330-672-2422
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Office of Internal Audit

The Office of Internal Audit examines and evaluates Kent State University's activities to ensure compliance, and serves as the liaison between the university and the university's independent public accountant. This area is led by Sarah Gampo.

Sarah GampoSarah Gampo, MSA, CPA, CIA
Director for Internal Audit

P: 330-672-2341

Public Safety

Public Safety is committed to providing a safe and secure campus environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors. This area is led by Dean Tondiglia.


Dean Tondiglia, MPA
Director of Public Safety and Chief of Police

P: 330-672-3111