President's Office

The president of Kent State University is the CEO of an organization of more than 38,000 students, 6,600 faculty and staff, more than 258,000 alumni and an operating budget of $645 million. The president is aided by a cabinet comprised of senior vice presidents, vice presidents and executives in charge of the university’s major divisions and operations.

To request President Todd Diacon's involvement in your event or activity, please complete the online request form.

President’s Office Staff

Dr. Char Reed, Vice President and University Secretary

Lashonda Taylor, Associate Chief of Staff 

Diana Boldon, Senior Executive Assistant to the President

Erin Jones, Special Assistant

Charlene Nichol, Board Operations Manager and Assistant to an Executive Officer