Joshua J. Rider
Joshua Rider is the Executive Director of the Center for Adult and Veteran Services (CAVS). His supervisory portfolio
-Leading all functions of the CAVS office
-Creating federal and state GI Bill® compliance and education initiatives for all university campuses
-Developing multi-year strategic plans for the Division of Student Affairs and regional campus engagement
-Heading committees and working groups for increasing inter-divisional efficiencies
A two-time Kent State alumnus, his master's degree is in Higher Education Administration. Starting as a student worker and graduate assistant, Josh has advanced through a number of appointments at KSU including positions as a financial aid counselor and GI Bill® School Certifying Official before his role leading the CAVS office. He is a graduate of Leadership Portage County class 2017 and also serves on the MainStreet Kent Board of Directors.