Freshman Advisory Council | Kent State University

Freshman Advisory Council

The Freshman Advisory Council is made up of a diverse group of first-year students who dedicate themselves to ensure a smooth transition for all freshmen at Kent State University. Please consider joining FAC if you would like to assist with the development of programs and activities for your freshman class. For more information about FAC, please contact us.

Mission Statement

Freshman Advisory council aims to unite first-year students at Kent State University, promote diversity throughout campus, develop leadership qualities, and connect new students with valuable resources. It is our goal to enhance the experience of new students from their first day on campus until their last day as freshmen.


We stand to be the go-to resource for all first-year students in their quest to find relevant resources, helpful tips, and their place at Kent State. Freshman Advisory Council should serve as a resource hub and easily accessible tool to propel and contribute to the success of freshmen students.


  • Provide freshmen with a readily accessible and plentiful resource center
  • Utilize campus resources to connect peers
  • Become the voice to and for new students
  • Become the stepping stone to leadership and service opportunities

Executive Members

President: Donald Wolford

Vice President: Chris Summerville

Treasurer: Gina Butkovich

Secretary: Natalie Ettinger 

Public Relations Officer: Reilly Baughman 

If you are interested in joining the Freshman Advisory Council at any time during your first-year, email for meeting details.