Board of Trustees

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has appointed Robert S. Frost of Lakewood, Ohio, to the Kent State University Board of Trustees. Mr. Frost’s appointment runs through May 16, 2026. He fills the seat of former Trustee Stephen Colecchi, whose term expired in 2017.

The Kent State University Board of Trustees adopted a 10-year facilities master plan that embarks on a $1 billion transformative journey of the Kent Campus to better serve the needs of students and the entire Kent State community. The plan enhances the welcoming feel of the university’s iconic Front Campus and genuine sense of place, elevates inclusive healthy living-learning environments, links a campus-wide series of spaces focused on innovation and expands the dynamic synergy with the city of Kent.

The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Wednesday, March 7. 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 University Library.

Trustees will retire into executive session from 7:30-9 a.m. in the Urban Conference Room to consider specific topics as provided for under Ohio’s “Sunshine Law.”

Board committees will meet as follows:

The Kent State University Board of Trustees approved a tuition guarantee plan that will provide students and their families certainty in budgeting for college tuition, mandatory fees, and room and board including meal plans. Board members were presented with details of the plan during their Dec. 13 meeting on the Kent Campus, and the Board will be asked to approve specific rates for the tuition guarantee at its next meeting in March.

 

The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Wednesday, Dec. 13. The Board is scheduled to convene at 2:45 p.m. in the George Urban Board of Trustees Conference Room, which is located on the second floor of the Kent Campus Library.

Trustees will retire into executive session from 7:30-9 a.m. in the Urban Conference Room to consider specific topics as provided for under Ohio’s “Sunshine Law.”

Board committees will meet as follows:

Kent State University’s Board of Trustees celebrated the high quality of the university’s fall enrollment, a record number of degrees and certificates awarded and an impressive national ranking while also approving a university budget that ensures all students continue to receive a world-class education.

The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Wednesday, Sept. 13. The Board is scheduled to convene at 2:45 p.m. in the Timken Active Learning Classroom (Room 190) in the new Integrated Sciences Building. Adjacent to the Student Green and Williams Hall, the Integrated Sciences Building is located at 1175 Lefton Esplanade in Kent, Ohio.

Trustees will retire into executive session from 7:30-9 a.m. in Room 251G to consider specific topics as provided for under Ohio’s “Sunshine Law.”

Board committees will meet as follows:

Gov. John Kasich has appointed Jessica Peck of Valley City, Ohio, to a two-year term as a graduate student trustee of the Kent State University Board of Trustees. Peck’s term began on July 14, 2017, and ends May 16, 2019.

With a goal of becoming one of the nation’s top public universities in aeronautics and engineering education and research, the Kent State University Board of Trustees approved changing the name of the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology to the College of Aeronautics and Engineering. 

The change better reflects the expansion of the college’s programs and accentuates its highly trained and sought-after graduates who go on to work for commercial airlines, corporate flight departments, the military and the Federal Aviation Administration.

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. in the Urban Conference Room to consider specific topics as provided for under Ohio’s “Sunshine Law.” 

Board committees will meet as follows:

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