Todd A. Diacon
as Thirteenth President of the University
Friday, Nov. 1, 2019
Memorial Athletic & Convocation Center
1025 Risman Drive
Kent, Ohio 44242
Todd Diacon became Kent State University's 13th president in July 2019. A tireless advocate for student success, President Diacon has more than 30 years of experience in higher education leadership. President Diacon joined Kent State as provost in 2012 and has been at the forefront of expanding Kent State's international presence, has led the charge to recruit and promote more diverse faculty, and has helped the university attract world-renowned leaders in the fields of aviation, engineering, brain health, liquid crystals, and peace and conflict studies.