Provost Todd Diacon was recently appointed by the Kent State Trustees to become the 13th President of Kent State Univeristy. He succeeds President Beverly J. Warren, who is stepping down after five years of service to the university.
Maria Hawkins is the project manager of the eSports program at Kent State University. Esports is multiplayer online video gaming competition played for spectators - either in person or on streaming sites such as Twitch.
The Kent State varsity eSports team plays on four different platforms: Overwatch, League of Legends, Hearthstone, and Rocket League. As new games become popular, the university will consider adding them as competitive platforms.