News Archive

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 3:00pm
The Kent State University Board of Trustees congratulated Kent State President Todd Diacon and university leaders on increased retention and graduation rates, as well as a strong Class of 2024, as official fall 2020 enrollment figures were shared at the Board’s regular quarterly...
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 1:27pm
They’re back! Kent State University students have begun their fall 2020 classes, and official enrollment figures include many highlights.
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 4:44pm
Now that the fall semester at Kent State is in full force, we are excited to announce that two of our most anticipated traditions will be held during the month of October. (Photo from Homecoming 2019)
Monday, September 14, 2020 - 6:47pm
Dear Kent State University Students, Faculty and Staff, Today I had the meaningful opportunity to take part in the March for Unity sponsored by the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity and supported by the Black United Students (BUS) on our Kent Campus. Today's march and the two other mar...
Wednesday, September 9, 2020 - 2:56pm
The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 16, at 1 p.m. to consider the recommendations of the standing committees, proposed personnel actions and new business. All actions of the Board will be taken at this busine...
Wednesday, September 9, 2020 - 8:44am
Dear Kent State University Students, Over the past two weeks, we have seen the Rock, a proud tradition on Kent State’s Kent Campus where students share their voices, painted with language that is offensive and insulting to our campus, specifically to members of our Black communit...
Monday, September 7, 2020 - 7:36pm
We are appalled that some continue to use the Rock to convey vile, hurtful messages that are threatening to our Kent State community, specifically our Black community, and against our core values. Because of the repeated nature of these messages, we are investigating several pote...
Friday, September 4, 2020 - 8:05am
Kent State University’s Advanced Materials and Liquid Crystal Institute soon will be home to a new X-ray scattering instrument capable of examining materials in scales from as small as a fraction of a nanometer to as large as several micrometers.
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 6:56pm
Two recent incidents involving the painting of racist messages on the Rock located on Front Campus, coupled with the series of tragic national events this year involving the shootings of Black Americans, serve as glaring evidence that this university and our country need to do be...