Board of Trustees

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has appointed a new trustee to the Kent State University Board of Trustees. Kasich named Shawn M. Riley of Gates Mills, Ohio, to a nine-year term as a trustee. Riley’s appointment began May 17, 2016, and ends May 16, 2025. Riley serves as president-elect of McDonald Hopkins LLC and will become president of the firm on Oct....

Dr. Beverly Warren will remain president of Kent State University through at least 2020. On May 11, the Kent State University Board of Trustees voted to extend Warren’s employment agreement through June 30, 2020. “Kent State has developed tremendous momentum under President Bev Warren’s exceptional leadership,” said Dennis Eckart, chair of...

The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Wednesday, May 11. The Board is scheduled to convene at 9 a.m. in the Event Space on the first floor of the university’s new Center for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement, located at 350 S. Lincoln St. in Kent, Ohio. Trustees will retire into executive...

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has appointed a new trustee to the Kent State University Board of Trustees. Kasich named Robin Kilbride of Wadsworth, Ohio, to a nine-year term as a trustee. Kilbride’s appointment began April 18, 2016, and ends May 16, 2024.  “We welcome Robin to our board,” said Dennis E. Eckart, chair of the Kent State Board of...

Kent State University is mourning the loss of a valued member of its family. Trustee Richard H. Marsh passed away March 24. Marsh was a devoted alumnus who joined the Kent State Board of Trustees on July 27, 2011, by appointment of Gov. John Kasich. He served as Secretary of the Board, and was an invaluable advisor through his service on the...

Kent State University Board of Trustees approved establishing a unified student government across all campuses – Ashtabula, East Liverpool, Geauga, Kent, Salem, Stark, Trumbull and Tuscarawas – during its March 9, 2016, board meeting. Each campus’ Undergraduate Student Government is recognized as the representative voice of the students’...

The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Wednesday, March 9. The Board is scheduled to convene at 2:45 p.m. in the Riviera Ballroom B, first level of Aloft Cleveland Downtown, located at 1111 West 10th St., Cleveland, Ohio. Trustees will retire into executive session/working lunch from noon-1:15 p.m....

UPDATED JAN. 25, 2016: AAUP-KSU's membership have voted and ratified the new contract. With approval by both the Board of Trustees and the AAUP-KSU, the ratification process is complete. The successor collective bargaining agreement with the tenured and tenure-track faculty is effective Aug. 19, 2015, through Aug. 18, 2018.   The Kent State...

The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Wednesday, Jan. 20, for the sole purpose of ratifying a three-year, collective bargaining agreement between the university and full-time, tenured and tenure-track faculty, who are represented by the American Association of University Professors-Kent State Chapter. The Board...

Kent State University’s new, shared vision for a dynamic future received endorsement from the Board of Trustees as it approved the Strategic Roadmap to a Distinctive Kent State and a six-year state capital-spending plan during its Dec. 8, 2015, meeting.  The roadmap provides direction through the university’s mission statement, core values...