Kent State Board of Trustees

Kent State board of trustees meeting
TIM RUDELL / WKSU

Kent State’s Board of Trustees has officially kicked off its search for the university’s next president.

The trustees’ final meeting of 2018 was also the first meeting since Kent State President Beverly Warren announced she will step down next July.  The board has selected a search firm – New York-based Russell Reynolds Associates -- and a chair for the committee, Trustee Shawn Riley.

Emergency Entrance, Akron Children's Hosptial
Akron Children's Hospital

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