The Great Place Initiative holds Public Forum in March 2019

On March 2019, the Great Place Initiative held a Public Forum to inform the Kent State community about progress, current work of the Subcommittees, horizontal and vertical efforts, etc. Each Subcommittee had the opportunity to present on their own accomplishments and projects currently underway. For more information, please refer to the presentation from the forum.

An All-Great Place Initiative Member Meeting Provides Opportunity to Reflect and Look Ahead

Last Friday, January 25, 2019, the full Great Place Initiative membership gathered at the Oscar Ritchie Hall to reflect on all that has been accomplishedwelcome new members, and provide an opportunity to collaboratively focus on the work ahead. In attendance were students, faculty and staff who currently serve in one or more of the Great Place initiative Subcommittees:


  • Students Subcommittee
  • Faculty Subcommittee
  • Staff Subcommittee
  • Regional Campuses Subcommittee
  • Ad-Hoc Committee on Race
  • Ad-Hoc Committee on Disability


Below, there is a copy of the event's Agenda and PPT presentation compiling every Subcommittee's Report. Here is a link to some pictures and key moments captured on video.

Presentation Compiling Each Subcommittee Report

Student Subcommittee Completes Kaizen
Great Place Core Values, Multilingual Edition added to the site
Ad-Hoc Subcommittees on Race and Disability are formed. Chairs agree to serve
First Great Place Initiative Open Forum
Resource Mapping and Interactive Tool
GPI Gets Ready to Receive Community Feedback
Student Subcommittee Establishes a Climate Advisory Network