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Kent State University Libraries launched the Digital Commons @ Kent State University Libraries. Digital Commons, located online at, is an open-access institutional repository highlighting research and scholarship at Kent State. Powered by bepress, an online platform built by scholars to serve the needs of scholars, Digital Commons provides Kent State University with a range of innovative online services, including an open-access repository, online journal publishing, digital image galleries, and conference and event planning.  

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POSTED: Tuesday, December 2, 2014 04:36 PM
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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.