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New Kent State Stark Dean announced

Alyssa Schmitt February 1, 2016

Kent State University at Stark selected Denise Seachrist as the permanent dean of the regional campus beginning Feb. 1. "Kent State University at Stark is very vibrant and exciting place, and I am extremely...

Finalists for dean of the College of Architecture and Environmental Design announced

Cameron Gorman January 21, 2016

The College of Architecture and Environmental Design, which is to be housed in the new building along the Esplanade, is in search of a new dean.“I have so enjoyed working with this faculty on this search," said...

Kent State Stark’s First Dean Passes Away at 90

Erin Zaranec January 19, 2016

Kent State’s Stark Campus, lovingly referred to as “the house that Jack built”, has lost the man who played an integral part of the Jackson Township campus. Jack Morehart of Canton, Ohio passed...

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New interim dean of EHHS announced

Emily Mills May 13, 2015

Mark Kretovics, an associate professor of higher education administration and student personnel, will become the interim dean of the College of Education, Health and Human Services starting July 1.Kretovics...

Letter to the Editor: Kent Dance Ensemble

Geoff Broadhead April 6, 2015

Dear Editor,I join those who congratulate the KSU Dance Division's Kent Dance Ensemble for many years of performance excellence. Yet the Ensemble came into being 27 years ago, not 25.It was in 1988 when...

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Kent State Trumbull welcomes new dean

Victoria Manenti February 4, 2015

Kent State Trumbull announced Lance Grahn as its new dean and chief administrative officer Wednesday, Jan. 28.Grahn, who currently serves as a professor at the University of Central Arkansas, will assume...

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Three candidates vie for the CCI Dean Position

Victoria Manenti, Jimmy Miller February 1, 2015

The search for the new College of Communication and Information dean was in full swing last week, as each candidate gave a presentation to the university body.Last March, Stanley Wearden announced his...

The new dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Kent state, James Blank, plans to tell the story of humanities through programs and conferences.

More Than a Blank Slate: New dean continues initiatives for humanities, student success

Audrey Fletcher January 11, 2015

For biologist James Blank, becoming a dean was never part of the plan: He came to Kent State not anticipating to stay here.More than 25 years later, Blank has moved from the faculty ranks to the director...

College of Podiatric Medicine dean search narrowed to three candidates

Emily Mills January 14, 2014

Kent State University’s College of Podiatric Medicine is conducting a search for the new dean of the college following the death of Thomas V. Melillo, the former chief executive officer of the institution,...

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