Strategic Planning & Budget Management

Director - Exploratory Advising Center

Nicole Kotlan, Director of the Exploratory Advising Center in University College oversees the operational, administrative and financial activities of the Exploratory Advising Center and Exploratory Learning Community (EXCEL).Nicole focuses her time on initiatives dedicated to the recruitment and retention of Exploratory pre-major students.Nicole...

Associate Vice President - Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Position: As Associate Vice President for DEI, I serveĀ as second to the VP for university-wide diversity efforts. My area oversees university-wide diversity programming and training efforts, including the DEI Education & Training Lab; implementation for broad-based inclusion strategies; co-chairing University-Level Initiatives including the...

Director - Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Katie Mattise (they/them pronouns) joined Kent State in 2016, first serving as program coordinator and later as assistant director of the LGBTQ+ Center. Through this position, Katie worked across Kent State to educate, advocate and be a resource to the LGBTQ+ community. Prior to Kent State, they worked at various universities in residence life....