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President-elect Todd Diacon
The Kent State University Board of Trustees has appointed Todd Diacon, Ph.D., Kent State’s executive vice president and provost, as its next university president at a special Board meeting held Monday, April 29.


Instead of traveling to a bustling beach in Florida or a cross-country trip to the Rocky Mountains, Kent State students embarked on a variety of alternative volunteer trips during this year’s spring break.
Research & Science
Two Kent State University undergraduate students have been awarded prestigious 2019 Goldwater Scholarships from the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation. The foundation awards the scholarships annually to students studying mathematics, natural science or engineering.
University News
The Roe Green series continues to prosper in 2019, bringing in actor, writer and director Ron West, ‘82. Mr. West graduated from Kent State University with a bachelor’s degree in theatre. Since then, he has directed multiple pieces for The Second City in Chicago, appeared on Whose Line is it, Anyway? and worked on several other shows and projects. 
Arts & Culture
Imagine stepping into a role that had been filled for 30 years by the previous occupant. Where would you start? How would you make your mark? For Sarah Rogers, director of the Kent State University Museum, this was the challenge and opportunity of a lifetime.

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