University Facilities Management provides comprehensive maintenance of 137 academic, administrative, athletic, and residence hall buildings on a 24 hour, 7 days-a-week schedule. The department also maintains 941 contiguous acres of rolling hills, woods, and manicured greens.

Mission

University Facilities Management is dedicated to supporting and fostering the goals of Kent State University through maintaining and enhancing the grounds, buildings, and infrastructure. We aspire to provide an environment that surpasses expectations and leaves a lasting impression of quality and commitment on the university community that accurately reflects the beauty and history of Kent State.

Core Principles 

  • Service
    We are a service based organization, driven and measured by each and every customer interaction. Our actions and responses preserve the integrity of the university.
  • Value
    Our knowledge, dedication, and performance will always provide the best value in service to the university.
  • Stewardship & Sustainability
    We strive to manage our resources in a manner that benefits both current and future members of the university community.
  • People
    Our ability to provide the best value and service to the university community is directly based on the quality and capabilities of the people at UFM. We will always invest in our people through improvements in methods, safety, and training. Our people are our most valued asset.

Location

The offices of University Facilities Management at Kent State University are located at 1781 Summit Street in Kent, Ohio.

 

Senior Administration

Nicole Corll
Senior Associate Director, Business & Supply, Receiving & Distribution, Fleet Services, Service Center
Phone: 330-672-0815
Email: ncorll@kent.edu

Frank Renovich
Associate Director, Energy Operations
Phone: 330-672-4301
Email: frenovi2@kent.edu

Lawrence Brown
Director, FPO Admin, Structures, Carpentry, Masonry, Doors, Glass, Locks, Paint
Phone: 330-672-0826
Email: lbrown88@kent.edu

Todd Burdette
Associate Director, Zone & Preventative Maintenance, Custodial Services
Phone: 330-672-0821
Email: tburdet1@kent.edu

Joseph (Jay) Graham
Associate Director, OUA, Zone Maintenance - Auxiliary Operations
Phone: 330-672-9617
Email: jagraham@kent.edu