• Serve as primary contact for Lean initiatives in their division​
  • Help identify process improvement ideas and identify metrics​
  • Work with Lean Kent State Office to compile metrics​
  • Keep their leadership informed on projects ​
  • Coordinate Lean training for their division​
  • Coordinate the 30/60/90-day check-ins for their division’s projects​

Academic Affairs

Jennifer Abate

Jennifer Abate
Research and Evaluation, Project Manager
jabate1@kent.edu
330-672-3956

Athletics

Matthew Papatheodorou

Matthew Papatheodorou
Director of Athletic Marketing Strategy
mpapathe@kent.edu
330-672-1731

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Sonya Williams

Sonya Williams
Interim Executive Director
swilli78@kent.edu
(330) 672-8540

Enrollment Management

Jennifer McDonough Michealle Gabrovsek

Jennifer McDonough
Senior Associate Vice President,
Enrollment Management Operations
jmcdono6@kent.edu
330-672-8566

Michealle Gabrovsek
Director, Technology Portfolio Management
mgabrovs@kent.edu
330-672-7374

Finance and Administration

Renee Romine

Renee Romine
Director, Training & Org Dev
mromine@kent.edu
330-672-0898

Institutional Advancement

Nicholas Starvaggi

Nicholas Starvaggi
Associate Director, Donor Agreements and Stewardship
nstarvag@kent.edu
330-672-1420

Research and Sponsored Programs

Lori Burchard, MBA, CRA

Lori Burchard, MBA, CRA
Director
lburchar@kent.edu
330-672-7946

Student Affairs

Jennifer M. Kulics, Ph.D.​​​​​​​

Jennifer M. Kulics, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President
jkulics@kent.edu
(330) 672-4050

System Integration (Regional Campuses and College of Applied and Technical Studies)

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Tim Pagliari
Project Director
tpagliar@kent.edu
330-672-5620

University Relations

Lindsey Myers​​​​​​​

Lindsey Myers
Director, Marketing Strategy & Research
lmyers28@kent.edu
330-672-8531