BREAKING NEWS: Cartwright announces retirement plans

President Carol Cartwright, Kent State’s 10th president, has announced her decision to step down from the leadership position she has held for nearly 15 years.

Speaking this morning at a meeting with her cabinet, Cartwright said she will retire from the presidency upon the arrival of her successor, who will be chosen after a national search process that will be launched in the coming weeks.

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