Recruitment & Retention
Purpose of the Department
To cultivate a safe, diverse community and harness its power for change.
The Mission of DDEI is to lead the Kent State community’s efforts to increase diverse representation, create and sustain equality of opportunity and intentionally foster an inclusive, equitable environment. The Office of Faculty and Graduate Student Retention, Inclusion and Success follows this mission by having developed strategies which focus on recruiting, supporting and retaining faculty and graduate students from historically underrepresented groups.