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President Todd Diacon addresses the virtual audience of Talking With Todd

President speaks on university’s budget situation, conflict in Israel and Palestine

Michael Neenan, Reporter October 17, 2023

The university is expected to face a $10 million budget deficit by 2027, President Todd Diacon said in his most recent session of “Talking with Todd” Tuesday.  “This amount would be $30...

Board of Trustees cuts tuition costs for Podiatric Medicine Students

Michael Neenan, Reporter September 20, 2023

The Board of Trustees (BOT) approved an action Wednesday afternoon reducing the tuition for in-state podiatric medicine students by 30%.  Ohio residents will see a decrease of nearly $14,000 per year...

What’s in Biden’s budget

Katie Lobosco and Tami Luhby, CNN March 9, 2023

CNN -- President Joe Biden released his annual budget Thursday, outlining his policy priorities for the year ahead. Make no mistake, the proposed budget has no chance of making...

Board of Trustees honors donors, approves new Peace and Conflict Studies master’s degree

Grace Springer, Reporter December 7, 2022

The board of trustees passed a sweeping agenda at their meeting Wednesday, including increasing budgets on capital projects, honoring donors in naming actions and approving a new master’s degree in peace...

Finance and Administration Committee to hold energy auction, recommend budget increases for capital projects

Grace Springer, Reporter November 30, 2022

The Board of Trustees’ Finance and Administration Committee met virtually Tuesday to discuss budget increases for capital projects, renewing electricity contracts and reports from the Investment Committee. The...

Journey to signing your lease

Journey to signing your lease

Tyshaia Earnest, Kent State Student Media November 4, 2022

Kent State President Todd Diacon

President Todd Diacon announces financial summary for upcoming fiscal year as enrollment trends downward

Zaria Johnson Editor-in-Chief October 15, 2021

Kent State’s enrollment continues to be a key factor in determining the university’s financial stability, according to an email sent by President Todd Diacon Friday to members of the Kent State community. Diacon...

Patriot Guard rider and U.S. Navy veteran Ron Connally, center, of Oak Harbor, holds a flag at the 9/11 ceremony at Evergreen-Rotary Park in Bremerton, Wash. on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Kitsap Sun, Larry Steagall)

How to help, volunteer and honor 9/11 victims through public service

(CNN) -- Twenty years ago, terrorists seized control of four airliners, killed 2,977 people and shook the national conscience of the United States. But the attacks of 9/11 also aroused a sense of patriotism,...

Kent State will receive funding previously halted due to forced pandemic cuts.

Kent State resumes collecting state funds after forced pandemic cuts

Ian Jameson Reporter February 6, 2021

Kent State will receive state funding previously halted in May due to forced pandemic cuts. Kent State hopes introducing state money will allow for better management of pandemic expenses and for lost revenue. “The...


Savannah Monks October 31, 2020

(From left to right) Senior English major Kianna Jackson, senior political science major Brooke Strausbaugh, senior biology major Karly Fahey and senior history major Trinitty Taylor stand together for...

Defense and offensive lines getting set up before the start of a play at the fall scrimmage before the start of the season on Aug. 19 2019.

Kent State football prepares for a unique season

Owen MacMillan Sports editor October 6, 2020

Kent State football is set to play on Wednesday, Nov. 4 for the first time since the Flashes’ bowl game win last winter.All fall sports had been postponed to the spring, but a vote by the Mid-American...

President Diacon notifies university staff members of partial restoration of salaries

Kent State President Todd Diacon announced in an email Thursday morning that the university is restoring some pay cuts for employees initiated in July. While the university made significant cuts to its...

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