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William (Bill) Ayres is a tenured political science professor and former vice provost of academic affairs at the University of Toledo.

University selects candidates for associate provost position

Kaitlyn Finchler Reporter March 16, 2021

Two candidates were selected to move on to the next phase of the selection process for the position of associate provost for Academic Affairs and dean of the Division of Graduate Studies.One candidate...

Meet the USG Candidates

Blake Westover, Reporter Ashley Blood, Reporter Lindsey Vlasic, Reporter March 15, 2021

Undergraduate student government elections for the 2021-22 school year will be held on March 16 and 17. Twenty-three candidates filed their petitions to campaign for open positions. The candidates began...

Isabella “Zaz” Alvarino is the candidate for Senator for the College of the Arts for USG in the ’21-’22 school year. 

Meet the Candidates: Meet the Senators

Blake Westover, Reporter Ashley Blood, Reporter Lindsey Vlasic, Reporter March 15, 2021

Senator, College of the Arts Candidate: Isabella "Zaz" Alvarino Q: What is your platform? A: “I’m running for the students. I want to bridge the gap between the students and faculty. I want to run...

Chazzlyn Jackson is the candidate for the Student Body President for USG in the ’21-’22 school year. 

Meet the Candidates: Meet the Directors

Blake Westover, Reporter Ashley Blood, Reporter Lindsey Vlasic, Reporter March 15, 2021

Student Body President Candidate: Chazzlyn JacksonQ: What is your platform? A: “I am dedicated to a climate of inclusivity, advocacy and wellness. I want to enhance the student life experience through...

Meet and Greet sets stage for USG elections

Blake Westover Reporter February 24, 2021

Current Undergraduate Student Government members, candidates and students met to discuss plans for next academic year Tuesday night over Zoom. The event had over 20 participants and featured four rounds...

Joel Nielsen, the Kent State University athletic director, watches the Kent State womens basketball team play Purdue Fort Wayne on Nov. 16, 2019.

Nielsen will not seek to extend AD contract, set to leave June 30

After over a decade as director of athletics for Kent State, Joel Nielsen will not seek to extend his contract with the university.Nielsen’s current contract is set to expire on June 30, at which point...

Vice president of regional campuses and dean of the College of Applied and Technical Studies candidates Margaret (Peggy) Shadduck, David M. Dees, and Jennie J. Gallimore.

Vice president for regional campuses candidates give presentations

Jessica Cobb, reporter Megan McSweeney, reporter November 5, 2020

Three final candidates with differing backgrounds and experiences gave presentations for the position of vice president for regional campuses this past week.Each candidate was asked to discuss the challenges...

Trumbull Campus to fill dean and chief administrative officer position

Kent State’s Trumbull campus announced its three top candidates to fill the dean and chief administrative officer position Sept. 23 and the candidates made their presentations this past week.Candidates...

Kent State President Todd Diacon revealed three finalists for the universitys senior vice president and provost position. Pictured finalists are Teri Balser, left; Melody Tankersley, middle; and Montse Fuentes, right. 

Finalists announced for Kent State’s senior vice president and provost position

President Todd Diacon revealed three finalists for Kent State’s senior vice president and provost position, with over 65 years of service in higher education combined between the three.An 18-person committee...

Director of Business and Finance Candidate for USG. 

Meet the Undergraduate Student Government Candidates

Other candidates that are running but did not respond: Arian Sajjady - Director of Programming Candidate Thomas Niepsuj - Director of Academic Affairs CandidateJaiden White - Director of Business and...

Ohio Gov. John Kasich

Ohio’s political roundup: The 2018 governor’s race heats up

Laina Yost September 3, 2017

Gov. John Kasich, Ohio’s longstanding Republican leader, will soon be out of office, clearing the path for a wide-open gubernatorial campaign in 2018.Without the challenge of taking on a well-known incumbent,...

Jacob Tabler is a junior political science major and a member of the Kent State College Republicans. Contact him at jtabler2@kent.edu.

Opinion: Religion in American politics

Jacob Tabler Kent State College Republicans April 20, 2016

The Republican Presidential race continues this week with the New York primary. Donald Trump won 89 of the 93 delegates, John Kasich claimed four and Ted Cruz did not secure any. The candidates are always...

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