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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Pamela Grimm announces her retirement at Faculty Senate

Alexandra Golden, Assigning Editor April 12, 2022

Kent State’s Faculty Senate Chair Pamela Grimm announced her retirement during the April 11 meeting.   “Pam was very good at presenting a multitude of faculty concerns because there were...

President Todd Diacon reaffirms Kent State’s commitment to following health guidelines and creating open dialogue at February’s Faculty Senate meeting.

Graduate program changes approved at Faculty Senate meeting

Wyatt Loy Reporter February 14, 2022

Between shifting academic requirements and upheavals of the Kent Core, academics took the spotlight on Monday’s Faculty Senate meeting. Graduate students will see a couple major program reforms. The...

AAUP-KSU votes yes on agreements with university for faculty vaccine requirements

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor September 27, 2021

The Kent State chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) overwhelmingly voted yes on two memoranda of understanding (MOU) on implementing a requirement that all faculty either...

AAUP-KSU reaches tentative agreements with university for faculty vaccine requirements

Emma Andrus Reporter September 18, 2021

Leaders of Kent State’s chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP), the faculty union, reached separate tentative agreements with Kent State on language for two memoranda of...

Email encouraging students to fill out a course evaluation survey.

Student evaluations are not used to evaluate professor performance during pandemic

Jessica Ames Reporter March 3, 2021

As of last spring, student evaluations filled out at the end of each semester are only seen by instructors — not directors, chairs or deans.A common way professors are evaluated for their success is...

Faculty Senate fails to reach graduate teaching policy decision

Wyatt Loy Reporter February 10, 2020

Graduate students looking for teaching experience might see a change in requirements to teach higher level courses following the faculty senate meeting Monday.The meeting presented a policy that would...

Todd Diacon, the provost and vice president of academic affairs, speaks during the Faculty Senate meeting Monday, Oct. 9, 2017.

Kent State’s faculty buyout offer receives mixed reactions

Nicholas Hunter October 28, 2017

Kent State will soon find out how many senior faculty will be retiring through a buyout offer, set to expire Nov. 6.Full-time faculty members who have either accrued at least 15 years of credited time...

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