Dean, University Libraries

Kenneth Burhanna headshotKenneth Burhanna

Dean
University Libraries

Job Description

University Libraries Dean Ken Burhanna provides leadership to and serves as the principal administrator of the University Libraries’ system, LaunchNET and the Kent State University Press, including responsibility for personnel, general administration, management, budget and development functions.

Direct Reports

  • Associate Dean, Kara L. Robinson 
  • Assistant Dean, Collections and Technical Services, M. Kay Downey 
  • Assistant Dean, Technology and Branch Libraries, Michael Collura 
  • Director, Business and Financial Operations, Ronald Bammerlin
  • Interim Assistant Dean, Research and Instructional Services, Rob Kairis
  • Director, Marketing, Communications and Public Relations, Cynthia Williams
  • Executive Director, LaunchNET, Julie Messing
  • Director, University Press, Susan Wadsworth-Booth

Contact

kburhann@kent.edu, 330-672-2962

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