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The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Friday, July 27, to consider the report of a fact-finder appointed by the State Employment Relations Board (SERB) to make recommendations regarding all unresolved issues between the university and the Kent State University Employees Local 153, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), in their negotiations to reach a collective-bargaining agreement.

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has appointed the Rev. Dr. Todd C. Davidson Sr. of Lyndhurst, Ohio, to the Kent State University Board of Trustees. Dr. Davidson’s appointment began June 13, 2018, and ends May 16, 2027. He fills the seat of former Trustee Lawrence Pollock, whose term expired this year. 

Innovators, problem solvers and designers are a growing force at Kent State University, bringing a renewed vibrancy to the heart of campus. Soon they will have a dynamic, new space designed to spark creativity and collaboration.

The Kent State Board of Trustees voted June 6 to transform the former School of Art building into a new state-of-the-art, student-centered Design Innovation Hub and Dining facility.

The redesigned building will support teamwork, critical thinking and inventiveness with collaborative workspaces and makerspaces.

The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Wednesday, June 6. The Board is scheduled to convene at 1:45 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 8-10 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:

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:

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