Video: Kent State University - Back to School 2016

Kent State University and downtown Kent prepare to welcome new and returning students for the fall semester!



POSTED: Friday, August 26, 2016 01:16 PM
UPDATED: Thursday, December 08, 2022 07:09 PM
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The Kent State University Board of Trustees today established a comprehensive, national search to recruit and select the university’s 13th president.


The events of May 4, 1970, placed Kent State University in an international spotlight after a student protest against the Vietnam War and the presence of the Ohio National Guard ended in tragedy with four students losing their lives and nine others being wounded. From a perspective of nearly 50 years, Kent State remembers the tragedy and leads a contemporary discussion and understanding of how the community, nation and world can benefit from understanding the profound impact of the event.

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