President Warren Uses Her Athletic Past to Guide the Future
Kent State University President Beverly Warren shares her unique résumé, merging academics with athletics. Warren sat down with a Record-Courier reporter to discuss her humble start as a basketball and volleyball coach at the University of Montevallo and how the experience helped her develop an inclusive and collaborate leadership style at Kent State.
When asked about her plans for the athletic programs at Kent State, Warren talked about her desire to move toward a more competitive environment within the Mid-American Conference (MAC) and encourage a dynamically fun atmosphere that pulls students together at all Kent State athletic events.
Warren also discussed what she wants from each athletic program: to be competitive. Read more about Warren’s vision in the Record-Courier.
Kent State University’s College of Nursing Assistant Professor Janet Reed, Ph.D., wanted to know how nursing students’ biggest fears about going into the nursing profession would translate into AI-generated art. The resulting images that portray a physical representation of the students’ worries about their future profession are prompting discussions.
Kent State University Police investigated an unverified threat at Kent Hall that was received this morning. University police worked with federal and other law enforcement partners to assess the threat. Based on the investigation, police have determined that the threat is not credible. The threat is similar to those received recently at other schools and institutions. All classes and activities on campus will continue as scheduled.
As always, if you see something suspicious, please report it to Kent State Police at 330-672-2212.
The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 6, in the University Library, Second Floor, Urban Conference Room, on the Kent Campus to consider the recommendations of the standing committees, proposed personnel actions and new business. Trustees will retire into executive session at 8:30 a.m.