Final Candidates Selected – Director of Athletics

Dear Members of the Kent State University Community,

I am pleased to announce that three candidates from an outstanding pool of nationwide applicants have been chosen as finalists for the position of director of athletics. The finalists were recommended by a 12-member search committee chaired by Vice President for Student Affairs Lamar R. Hylton, Ph.D.

As part of the interview process, each candidate will hold a virtual public presentation. After providing a brief introductory background, the candidate will discuss the topic of Opportunities and Challenges Nationally in Intercollegiate Athletics. Attendees will be invited to ask questions following the presentation.

I invite and encourage you to attend the following public presentations and provide your input about the candidates through the survey links below. For the safety of our candidates and the Kent State community, all interview activities will be conducted remotely.


Candidates and Presentation Information

Margaret McKinley

Margaret McKinley

Executive Senior Associate Director of Athletics/Senior Woman Administrator
University of Cincinnati

Public Presentation
Thursday, April 1
11:15 a.m.-noon

Microsoft Teams Live

Resume

Candidate Evaluation Survey


Jude A. Killy

Jude A. Killy

Deputy Director of Athletics and Chief of Staff
Miami University

Public Presentation
Monday, April 5
11:15 a.m.-noon

Microsoft Teams Live

Resume

Candidate Evaluation Survey


Randale L. Richmond

Randale L. Richmond

Senior Associate Athletic Director
Old Dominion University

Public Presentation
Tuesday, April 6
11:15 a.m.-noon

Microsoft Teams Live

Resume

Candidate Evaluation Survey


Additional Information

Additional information about the search for our next director of athletics is available at www.kent.edu/ad-search.

Sincerely,

Todd Diacon
President

POSTED: Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 11:04am
UPDATED: Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 11:21am
WRITTEN BY:
President Todd Diacon