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The Kent State University Board of Trustees today established a comprehensive, national search to recruit and select the university’s 13th president.
 

The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Wednesday, Dec. 5. 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 the University Library.
 
Trustees will retire into executive session from 8-11:45 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 $3.2 million contract with Akron’s Signet Real Estate Group to lead the design phase for the new home for the College of Business Administration, a marquee building that is proposed to anchor the first phase of the Gateway to a Distinctive Kent State master plan, also called the Kent Gateway Plan.  

UPDATED 9/10/18: Please note that committee meeting times have changed. Below is the updated schedule for the Sept. 12 committee meetings.

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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.

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