The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Friday, July 27, to consider the report of a fact-finder appointed by the State Employment Relations Board (SERB) to make recommendations regarding all unresolved issues between the university and the Kent State University Employees Local 153, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), in their negotiations to reach a collective-bargaining agreement.
Their remarkable work takes place in studios, classrooms, laboratories and outdoors. They have been published in prestigious journals, authored books and received significant research grants. Now, they add a new honor to their list of notable achievements.
Kent State University President Beverly J. Warren presented 13 Kent State faculty members with the 2018 President’s Faculty Excellence Award, which recognizes exceptional performance that leads to the achievement of national or international recognition.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich has appointed the Rev. Dr. Todd C. Davidson Sr. of Lyndhurst, Ohio, to the Kent State University Board of Trustees. Dr. Davidson’s appointment began June 13, 2018, and ends May 16, 2027. He fills the seat of former Trustee Lawrence Pollock, whose term expired this year.
A green roof, a geothermal heating and cooling system that is 300 percent more efficient than standard systems, and a 15,000-gallon gray tank that recycles rainwater for irrigation and flushing bathroom fixtures. These are just a few of the sustainability features that helped Kent State University’s Center for Architecture and Environmental Design receive LEED Platinum recognition.
Kent State’s Center for Architecture and Environmental Design has received LEED Platinum recognition, the highest ranking for the LEED system. It is Kent State’s first LEED Platinum building.
The tragic events that occurred on the campus of Kent State University on May 4, 1970, where four students lost their lives and nine others were wounded by the Ohio National Guard, had a lasting impact that continues to resonate nearly a half-century later.
The names of those killed on May 4, 1970, is displayed on the B’nai B’rith Hillel Marker in the parking lot of Prentice Hall on the campus of Kent State.
Innovators, problem solvers and designers are a growing force at Kent State University, bringing a renewed vibrancy to the heart of campus. Soon they will have a dynamic, new space designed to spark creativity and collaboration.
The Kent State Board of Trustees voted June 6 to transform the former School of Art building into a new state-of-the-art, student-centered Design Innovation Hub and Dining facility.
The redesigned building will support teamwork, critical thinking and inventiveness with collaborative workspaces and makerspaces.
We realize some in our community may have become concerned following media coverage of a recent graduate who posted a photo holding a rifle on our Kent Campus. Let us assure you that our campus is safe and that what you have seen in the photo was legal under Ohio law.
The State of Ohio, not Kent State University, allows the public to openly carry a deadly weapon on state property, which includes our eight-campus system and all other public campuses across Ohio.