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.

Following a national search, Kent State University has selected Shay Davis Little, Ph.D., to serve as vice president for student affairs. Little has served as interim vice president for student affairs since Aug. 1, 2015. 

On Tuesday, May 24, Kent State University and the Kent State Legislative Delegation hosted a Legislative Reception in Columbus, Ohio, to thank the Ohio General Assembly for their support over the last year. 

Due to the Korb Hall renovations this summer, the central office for the Department of Residence Services has relocated to Leebrick Hall through mid-August. All phone numbers will remain the same, and there should not be a lapse in service.