The executive officers for divisions and business units are described in brief below. To learn more about each position and the additional administration that report to them, select from the links below.
Melody Tankersley, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President and Provost
Responsible for academic units, including colleges, schools, departments and Regional Campuses. Each of these units operates in accordance with Kent State’s educational and public service mission.
Responsible for the financial, human resource and physical operations of the university and maintaining a safe and peaceful environment, with values based on principles of respect, integrity, service and commitment.
Responsible for the enterprisewide architecture and operations of the information technology systems in place at Kent State University, as well as the overall vision for the university's information technology environment in the future.
Responsible for facilitating university relationships and advancing university priorities at the federal, state and local levels of government and with the communities served by the university and its Regional Campuses.