Board of Trustees

Virginia C. Albanese to be honored at the Spirit of Women in Business Conference on March 4 Virginia C. Albanese, president and CEO of FedEx Custom Critical and alumna of Kent State University’s College of Business Administration, is the 2015 recipient of Kent State’s Spirit of Women in Business Award. “As a two-time Kent State alumna,...

Acknowledging that all undergraduate students are required to take science courses as part of their Kent State University education, and that Kent State’s faculty conduct world-class scientific research that advances knowledge and contributes to Ohio’s economic development, the university’s Board of Trustees today (Dec. 3) approved a...

The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Wednesday, Dec. 3. The Board will convene at 2 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 at 8 a.m. to consider specific topics as...

Alumni, donors and other friends of Kent State University will soon have a comfortable and convenient home base when they visit the Kent Campus as a result of today’s (Sept. 17) vote of the university’s Board of Trustees to proceed with the construction of a building for the Division of Institutional Advancement. The Institutional Advancement...

To enable Kent State University to continue its multifaceted efforts to provide students with a high-caliber educational experience, the Kent State Board of Trustees today (May 28, 2014) increased tuition by 2 percent for undergraduate and graduate students on the university’s eight campuses. The increase, which is in keeping with a...

The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Wednesday, Sept. 17. The Board will convene at 2 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 meet as a Committee of the Whole from 8-10 a.m. This will be followed by...

The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Monday, Aug. 11, at 9 a.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 upon convening to consider specific topics as provided for under Ohio’s “Sunshine...

Gov. John Kasich has appointed two new trustees to the Kent State University Board of Trustees. Kasich named Stephen A. Perry of Canton, Ohio, to a nine-year term as a trustee and Perry “PJ” Kimmel of Canfield, Ohio, to a two-year term as an undergraduate student trustee. Perry’s appointment ends May 16, 2023, while Kimmel’s appointment...

Gov. John Kasich has named Virginia Albanese of Akron, Ohio, to serve on the Kent State University Board of Trustees. Her appointment is from Aug. 21, 2013, through May 16, 2022. Albanese is president and CEO of FedEx Custom Critical, North America’s largest, critical-shipment carrier. Since joining FedEx Custom Critical in 1986, Albanese has...