Office of the Provost

Kent State University’s Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Todd Diacon today announced that Susan Stocker, Ph.D., has been appointed interim dean and chief administrative officer of Kent State University at Geauga, located in Burton, Ohio, and Kent State’s Regional Academic Center in Twinsburg, effective Aug. 20, 2016....

Joanne Dowdy, professor in Kent State’s College of Education, Health and Human Services, leads a class in teaching, learning and curriculum studies in White Hall. Kent State University is being recognized for the seventh time as a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education, a top trade publication for colleges and universities. Now in its ninth year, the “Great Colleges to Work For” annual report recognizes the colleges that get top ratings from their employees on workforce...

Yanhai Du, Ph.D. (center), assistant professor in Kent State University’s College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology, teaches students about fuel cell technology. University is only college in Ohio named to the prestigious list Kent State University is being recognized for the seventh time as a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education, a top trade publication for colleges and universities. Now in its ninth year, the “Great Colleges to Work For” annual report recognizes the...

Yanhai Du, Ph.D. (center), assistant professor in Kent State University’s College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology, teaches students about fuel cell technology. Kent State University’s Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Todd Diacon today announced that David Dees, Ph.D., has been appointed interim dean and chief administrative officer of the Kent State University Columbiana County campuses, effective July 1, 2016. Dees will provide overall leadership of Kent State University at East...

Walk the halls of some secondary private schools in Ohio and you will see students adorned in what appears to be typical school attire: striped skirts, traditional ties and stark white button-up oxfords.     What you do not see are the amazing women around the globe who use sewing skills, passed down from generation to generation, to craft...

Kent State University has named Nathan Ritchey, Ph.D., as its new vice president for Kent State System Integration. Ritchey was selected following a national search. He currently serves at Edinboro University as vice president for strategic initiatives and founding dean of the College of Science and Health Professions. He joins Kent State on July...

Walk the halls of some secondary private schools in Ohio and you will see students adorned in what appears to be typical school attire: striped skirts, traditional ties and stark white button-up oxfords. What you won't see is the hard work behind the attire.         What you do not see are the amazing women around the globe who use...

New Kent State graduates pose with family members outside the MAC Center following a Spring 2016 commencement ceremony. Kent State University held its Spring 2016 Commencement ceremonies for the Kent Campus on Friday, May 13, and Saturday, May 14, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation (MAC) Center. The final ceremony will be held Friday, May 20, at Cartwright Hall. Kent State will confer 4,210 degrees, including 3,067 bachelor’s degrees, 968 master’s...

New Kent State graduates pose with family members outside the MAC Center following a Spring 2016 commencement ceremony. Kent State University will hold its Spring 2016 Commencement ceremonies for the Kent Campus on Friday, May 13, and Saturday, May 14, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation (MAC) Center, and on Friday, May 20, at Cartwright Hall. Kent State will confer 4,210 degrees, including 3,067 bachelor’s degrees, 968 master’s degrees, 169 doctoral...

New Kent State graduates pose with family members outside the MAC Center following a Spring 2016 commencement ceremony. Mark Mistur, AIA, will become the new dean of Kent State University’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design, the only architectural program in Northeast Ohio, effective July 15, 2016. Mistur currently serves as associate dean of the School of Architecture at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York. “Mark Mistur is an...