Board of Trustees

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...

The rendering shows the location of the new parking deck and the realignment of Terrace Drive at Kent State University. The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Wednesday, Dec. 4. The Board is scheduled to convene at 10 a.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 8-9:50 a.m. in the Urban...

Kent State University at Tuscarawas students head toward Founders Hall. Kent State University’s long-standing relationship with the Tuscarawas County University Branch District to administer the Tuscarawas Campus of Kent State will continue through June 30, 2030, in a new 10-year agreement approved by the Kent State Board of Trustees. The contract was approved at the Board’s regular quarterly meeting, which was...

Kent State University at Tuscarawas students head toward Founders Hall. The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Wednesday, Sept. 11, at Kent State University at Tuscarawas, located at 330 University Drive NE in New Philadelphia, Ohio. The Board is scheduled to convene at 2 p.m. in Room 113/107 in the Science and Advanced Technology Center. Trustees will retire into...

Kent State University students walk to and from class on Risman Plaza. 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. The agreement (including a memorandum of understanding for the 2018-19 year) covers a...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has appointed Ann Womer Benjamin, J.D., of Aurora, Ohio, to the Kent State University Board of Trustees. 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. She fills the seat of Margot Copeland, whose term as a Kent State trustee recently expired. Ms. Womer Benjamin currently...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has appointed Ann Womer Benjamin, J.D., of Aurora, Ohio, to the Kent State University Board of Trustees. 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...