Presidential Search Committee

The Kent State University Board of Trustees today established a comprehensive, national search to recruit and select the university’s 13th president.   Kent State President Beverly J. Warren announced in October that she will leave the role at the end of her term on July 1, 2019, after five years of exemplary service. President Warren has led...

Kent State University Professor of Anthropology C. Owen Lovejoy, Ph.D., has joined the university’s Presidential Search Committee. “In our planning for the presidential search, trustees recognized the unique perspective and value that Professor Lovejoy would bring to our process,” said Richard Marsh, Kent State trustee and chair of the...

Kent State University has formed a search committee to recruit its 12th president, who will succeed retiring President Lester A. Lefton. In April, Dr. Lefton announced his retirement from the presidency of Ohio's second largest public university, effective July 1, 2014. He has served as Kent State's chief executive officer since July 1, 2006. ...