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President Todd Diacon approves 2023-2024 academic calendar

Berkeley Chadwick, Reporter July 20, 2022

The Kent State academic calendar for fall 2023 was changed to minimize class disruptions, allot for more appropriate instructional time and allow for administrative processing to be more timely. President...

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...

Student enrollment drops 3.1% for fall semester

Student retention and graduation rates are all on the rise going into the fall 2020 semester. “Back in April, we were thinking [enrollment] was going to be 20% down, and that’s what we were planning...

Flash walks with the Kent State cheerleaders at the homecoming parade on Sept. 21, 2019.

Homecoming parade brings students, staff, alumni, community together

A few hours before kickoff, students, alumni and Kent community members lined Main Street to watch Kent State’s annual homecoming parade.Among the crowd, President Diacon spoke with students, past and...

Kent State President Todd Diacon runs onto the field prior to the football home opener against Kennesaw State on September 7, 2019.

Kent State launches investigation into stopped field hockey game

Gina Butkovich, Sports editor September 12, 2019

Kent State President Todd Diacon announced the university will launch an investigation into the handling of a double-overtime field hockey game stopped for the football pregame fireworks Sept. 7. The...

Diacon announces hiring freeze due to $12 million budget gap

Molly Heideman September 9, 2019

During the Faculty Senate meeting Monday, President Todd Diacon announced the implementation of a hiring freeze for the university.Diacon said because of the university’s challenges of decreasing enrollment...

Freshman enrollment closed for fall 2014

Kristen Kobe June 20, 2014

The demand to be a part of Kent State University’s 2014 freshmen class has forced university admissions to close enrollment for the Kent campus more than six weeks earlier than last year.“Kent reached...

Campus ‘experience’ linked to record high retention rate

Kristen Kobe June 20, 2014

The experiences that students have at Kent State University have resulted in a record high retention rate for fall 2014.  Freshman to sophomore retention rates have increased more than 5 percent compared...

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