KSU submits summary of efficiencies to the state
In response to a state mandate, KSU submitted a comprehensive list of financial savings due to enacting various efficiencies. Significant efficiencies were realized through strategies such as increasing course caps, merging departments, reducing travel costs with skype and video conferencing, consolidating small sections, adding online sections, and sharing positions across multiple departments. Due to these changes, the university has realized a savings of $4.6 million annually.
For the 10th time, Kent State University is being recognized as a “Great College to Work For,” according to the latest survey by the Great Colleges to Work For program. The program recognizes the colleges that get top ratings from their employees regarding workplace practices and policies.
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Kent State University a nearly $1.2 million, five-year TRIO Educational Opportunity Centers program grant. The program is designed to provide support services to qualified adults, including veterans, who want to enter or continue a program of postsecondary education.
Kent State University Senior Vice President and Provost Melody Tankersley, Ph.D., announced the selection of Manfred van Dulmen, Ph.D., to serve as the university’s associate provost for academic affairs and dean of the Division of Graduate Studies, effective April 16.