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Office of the President

Beverly Warren, Ph.D., Ed.D., became Kent State University's 12th president on July 1, 2014. As the university’s chief executive officer, President Warren oversees one of the nation's largest university systems.
President Beverly Warren presents the State of the University Address 2017 in the KIVA on Oct. 17, 2017.

State of the University Address 2017

As we launch another academic year, we again come together to celebrate individual and collective achievements. And perhaps even more importantly, to consider our future -- to frame a shared vision for the university we aspire to become. Today we try to answer the important questions...

President Warren delivers The Making of Meaningful Voice speech

The Making of Meaningful Voice

Kent State is a place that invites and embraces diversity in all of its forms.  And, yes, we believe there remains great space for civil discourse to exist in tandem with our ideals and value for free speech and freedom of expression.

President Warren in meeting

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Critical conversations close big deals, achieve agreements, negotiate differences, offer constructive feedback, and begin and sometimes end relationships.  

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