State of the University

Kent State University President Beverly J. Warren challenged the university community to embrace transformation at the annual State of the University Address.

“Serious transformation is never easy,” she said. “It challenges us to let go of predictable ways and embrace something new and unfamiliar.”

Kent State University President Beverly J. Warren challenged the university community to embrace transformation at the annual State of the University Address.

“Serious transformation is never easy,” she said. “It challenges us to let go of predictable ways and embrace something new and unfamiliar.”

In her upcoming State of the University address, President Warren will chart one final course for university success, as she spotlights the achievements of the past year and shines a light on Kent State’s path for the future.

WHAT:
In her last State of the University Address, Kent State University President Beverly J. Warren looks forward to sharing the accomplishments of Kent State students, faculty, staff and alumni as she charts her final course for the university’s future.

In her upcoming State of the University address, President Warren will chart one final course for university success, as she spotlights the achievements of the past year and shines a light on Kent State’s path for the future.

Kent State University President Beverly Warren inspired the university community to embrace the upcoming academic year as the “Year of Innovation” in seeking new ways to collaborate with a collective purpose that makes a positive impact on the region and the world. 

WHAT:
As the university ushers in a new academic year of learning and service, Kent State University President Beverly Warren looks forward to sharing the accomplishments that Kent State students, faculty, staff and alumni make each day.

Kent State University President Beverly Warren delivered the State of the University address on Thursday, Oct. 13. Themed “Living the Kent State Promise,” Warren outlined her vision of a reimagined public research university.

Kent State University President Beverly Warren delivered her first State of the University address on Nov. 19 in the Kent Student Center Kiva. Kent State faculty, staff, students and members of the community were invited to attend the event, which was themed “Celebrating Today, Imagining Tomorrow.” 

Read her speech