ADVISORY: Special Kent State University Board of Trustees Meeting, April 9

The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 9. Due to the ongoing efforts to safeguard the health and safety of the community and the recent calls by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine to practice social distancing and limit in-person meetings, this meeting will be conducted virtually via Zoom Meetings. This special meeting is being conducted electronically as permitted under Amended Substitute House Bill 197, which was signed by Gov. DeWine on March 27.

The sole purpose of the special board meeting is to consider a special graduate surcharge rate for non-Ohio residents.

To access the meeting virtually:

  • Click on this link from a laptop or desktop computer to join Zoom Meetings.
  • Join by phone to hear the meeting by dialing 301-715-8592 and using the meeting ID 989 830 599.

No committee meetings will be held, and no other items are on the agenda.

The Board meeting agenda will be available at

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board is Wednesday, June 3.

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Media Note:
Members of the media who plan to attend virtually are asked to RSVP to the media contact listed below.

Media Contacts:
Eric Mansfield,, 330-672-2797
Emily Vincent,, 330-672-8595

POSTED: Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 10:56am
UPDATED: Monday, April 13, 2020 - 1:17pm
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