Administration

Melody Tankersley, Ph.D., will serve as Kent State University’s interim senior vice president and provost, effective July 1. Kent State University President-elect Todd Diacon today announced the appointment of Melody Tankersley, Ph.D., to the role of interim senior vice president and provost, effective July 1. Dr. Tankersley fills the role most recently held by Dr. Diacon, who was selected in April by the Board of Trustees to become...

Melody Tankersley, Ph.D., will serve as Kent State University’s interim senior vice president and provost, effective July 1. The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Wednesday, March 6. The Board is scheduled to convene at 2:30 p.m. in the George Urban Board of Trustees Conference Room, which is located on the second floor of the University Library. Trustees will retire into executive session from 8-10 a.m. in the Urban...

Melody Tankersley, Ph.D., will serve as Kent State University’s interim senior vice president and provost, effective July 1. Angela Spalsbury, Ph.D., of Chesterland, Ohio, has been selected as the new dean and chief administrative officer of Kent State University at Geauga in Burton, Ohio, and Kent State’s Regional Academic Center in Twinsburg, Ohio. A Kent State alumna, Dr. Spalsbury currently serves as professor and chair of the Department of Mathematics and...

Melody Tankersley, Ph.D., will serve as Kent State University’s interim senior vice president and provost, effective July 1. The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Wednesday, May 31. The Board is scheduled to convene at 1:30 p.m. in the George Urban Board of Trustees Conference Room, which is located on the second floor of University Library on the Kent Campus. Trustees will retire into executive session from 7:45-9 a.m....

Melody Tankersley, Ph.D., will serve as Kent State University’s interim senior vice president and provost, effective July 1. David Dees, Ph.D., of Guilford Lake, Ohio, has been selected to serve as dean and chief administrative officer of the Kent State University Columbiana County campuses. He will provide overall leadership of Kent State University at East Liverpool and Kent State University at Salem, two of the Regional Campuses in the university’s eight-campus...

Melody Tankersley, Ph.D., will serve as Kent State University’s interim senior vice president and provost, effective July 1.   The Kent State University Board of Trustees today approved separate proposals for dining and cold beverage services that will transform the student experience throughout the university system. Following a competitive bid and review process, the Board approved the recommendation of university leaders to begin contract negotiations with Aramark...

Melody Tankersley, Ph.D., will serve as Kent State University’s interim senior vice president and provost, effective July 1. The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Thursday, March 2. The Board is scheduled to convene at 11:30 a.m. in Rockwell Library in Rockwell Hall. Rockwell Hall is located at 515 Hilltop Drive in Kent, Ohio. Trustees will retire into executive session from 7:30-8:15 a.m. in the Rhodes Conference Room...

Melody Tankersley, Ph.D., will serve as Kent State University’s interim senior vice president and provost, effective July 1. The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Wednesday, Dec. 7. The Board is scheduled to convene at 11:30 a.m. in Franklin Hall, Room 213. Franklin Hall is located at 550 Hilltop Drive in Kent, Ohio. Trustees will retire into executive session from 8-9 a.m. in Room 213 to consider specific topics as...

Melody Tankersley, Ph.D., will serve as Kent State University’s interim senior vice president and provost, effective July 1. Nationally honored strategist aims to dramatically advance Kent State’s reputation, distinction Following a national search, Kent State University has selected Karen B. Clarke as its senior vice president for strategic communications and external affairs. Clarke comes to Kent State from Temple University in Philadelphia, where she has served as...

Melody Tankersley, Ph.D., will serve as Kent State University’s interim senior vice president and provost, effective July 1. Kent State University President Beverly Warren today announced the appointment of Stephen Sokany, an alumnus and longtime employee, to the position of vice president for institutional advancement, effective Aug. 8, 2016. Sokany has served the university since 1993 in a number of development and institutional advancement roles, most recently as...