Board of Trustees

Daffodils bloom by a Kent State University sign. Kent State University is committed to making a college education affordable for all students and their families. Over the last two years, Kent State has dedicated an additional $2 million for need-based aid. For the 2020-2021 academic year, no increases will be implemented for tuition for continuing students or graduate students or to the...

Daffodils bloom by a Kent State University sign. The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting remotely on Wednesday, June 3, to consider the recommendations of the standing committees, proposed personnel actions and new business. All actions of the Board will be taken at this business meeting. Due to ongoing efforts to safeguard the health and safety of...

KSU sign front campus The Kent State University Board of Trustees approved three important budgetary measures to counter expected revenue reductions due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic during a special Board meeting held May 6. Board members approved a salary adjustment model for employees not represented by the American Association of University Professors...

KSU sign front campus The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting at 12 p.m. Wednesday, May 6. Due to ongoing efforts to safeguard the health and safety of the community and directives by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine to practice social distancing and limit in-person meetings, this meeting will be conducted virtually via Zoom Meetings. This special...

KSU Starsphere Non-Ohio students now have a new incentive to stay in Ohio for graduate school. During a special meeting conducted electronically Thursday, the Kent State University Board of Trustees approved the near elimination of the additional charge for out-of-state tuition for new graduate students who have earned an undergraduate degree from an Ohio...

KSU Starsphere The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 9. Due to the ongoing efforts to safeguard the health and safety of the community and the recent calls by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine to practice social distancing and limit in-person meetings, this meeting will be conducted virtually via Zoom Meetings. This...

KSU Starsphere Update: This meeting has been canceled.   The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting at 3 p.m. Friday, March 27. Due to the ongoing efforts to safeguard the health and safety of the community and the recent calls by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine to practice social distancing and limit in-person meetings, this meeting will be...

Kent State K Kent State University, the city of Kent and the Portage Area Regional Transit Authority (PARTA) jointly have committed to the economic development of retail/entertainment areas serving students, employees and guests of the university and the city. Together, they have committed to work toward a successful design solution to alleviate traffic...

Kent State K The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Wednesday, March 4. 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 8-10 a.m. in the Urban...

The rendering shows the location of the new parking deck and the realignment of Terrace Drive at Kent State University. Kent State University’s first major construction project to create a new signature gateway to the Kent Campus will begin in the summer of 2020. At its Dec. 4 meeting, the Kent State Board of Trustees approved the construction of the university’s first parking deck. The project is outlined in Phase One of the 10-year facilities master plan to...