Ohio governor names new Kent State trustee

SKS staff

Governor John Kasich has named Richard H. Marsh, of Akron, the newest member of the Kent State University Board of Trustees. Marsh replaces Andrew Banks, whose term expired in May.

Marsh, a Kent State graduate, served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of FirstEnergy Corp and retired in July 2009. He currently serves as chair of the Summa Health System Board of Directors. Marsh also serves as a board member of the Kent State University Foundation and chairs the Distribution Committee of the Sisler McFawn Foundation.

The Kent State Board of Trustees acts as the governing body for the university and is made up of 11 governor-appointed members who serve nine-year terms.

-SKS Staff