Board of Trustees

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,...

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...

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. “We welcome Robert Frost to our board,” said Lawrence...

A rendering shows the potential future view of the new iconic main entrance to the Kent State University campus as seen from Main Street. 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...

A rendering shows the potential future view of the new iconic main entrance to the Kent State University campus as seen from Main Street. 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...

A rendering shows the potential future view of the new iconic main entrance to the Kent State University campus as seen from Main Street. 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...

A rendering shows the potential future view of the new iconic main entrance to the Kent State University campus as seen from Main Street. 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...

A rendering shows the potential future view of the new iconic main entrance to the Kent State University campus as seen from Main Street. Kent State University’s Board of Trustees celebrated the high quality of the university’s fall enrollment, a record number of degrees and certificates awarded and an impressive national ranking while also approving a university budget that ensures all students continue to receive a world-class education. University leaders shared Kent...

A rendering shows the potential future view of the new iconic main entrance to the Kent State University campus as seen from Main Street. The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Wednesday, Sept. 13. The Board is scheduled to convene at 2:45 p.m. in the Timken Active Learning Classroom (Room 190) in the new Integrated Sciences Building. Adjacent to the Student Green and Williams Hall, the Integrated Sciences Building is located at 1175...

A rendering shows the potential future view of the new iconic main entrance to the Kent State University campus as seen from Main Street. Gov. John Kasich has appointed Jessica Peck of Valley City, Ohio, to a two-year term as a graduate student trustee of the Kent State University Board of Trustees. Peck’s term began on July 14, 2017, and ends May 16, 2019. Peck brings strong academic and professional experience to the Board. She is currently pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy in...