Board of Trustees

The Kent State University Board of Trustees on Wednesday unanimously approved a new collective bargaining agreement with the Kent State Chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP-KSU), which represents tenured and tenure-track faculty.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has appointed Ann Womer Benjamin, J.D., of Aurora, Ohio, to the Kent State University Board of Trustees. Her appointment began June 21, 2019, and ends May 16, 2028.

The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Wednesday, June 26, at 3:30 p.m. in the George Urban Board of Trustees Conference Room, which is located on the second floor of the University Library. 

The two purposes of the special meeting are to ratify a four-year, collective bargaining agreement between the university and full-time, tenure-track faculty who are represented by the Kent State Chapter of the American Association of University Professors; and to consider 2019-20 tuition and fees.

Ms. Hoff is a registered nurse, who is currently pursuing a doctorate in Nursing Practice. 

At its May 9 meeting, the Kent State University Board of Trustees was unanimous in passing a resolution of appreciation that recognizes Kent State President Beverly J. Warren’s five years of extraordinary contributions, specifically implementing a “students first” priority and mindset, leading to a laser-focus on helping students find their purpose and reach the finish line of a college degree.

The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting on Thursday, May 9. The Board is scheduled to convene at 2 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 8:30-10:30 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 will hold a special meeting Monday, April 29, at 9 a.m. The meeting will be held in the Bob and Joyce Cene Lecture Hall of The John Elliot Center for Architecture and Environmental Design on the Kent Campus. 

The purpose of the special meeting will be to discuss matters related to the presidential search.  

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Trustees is Thursday, May 9.

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The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Monday, April 15, for the sole purpose of retiring into executive session to consider two specific topics as provided for under Ohio’s “Sunshine Law”: considering the appointment, employment and compensation of a public employee or official [121.22(G)(1)]; and preparing for, conducting, or reviewing negotiations or bargaining sessions with public employees concerning their compensation or other terms and conditions of their employment [121.22 (G)(4)].

The Kent State University Board of Trustees passed a resolution at its March 6 meeting expressing appreciation to the May 4 Task Force and all those whose dedicated efforts have preserved the legacy and advanced the lessons learned from the events of May 4, 1970.  

The Kent State University Board of Trustees passed a resolution at its March 6 meeting expressing appreciation to the May 4 Task Force and all those whose dedicated efforts have preserved the legacy and advanced the lessons learned from the events of May 4, 1970.  

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