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Faculty Senate approves new academic forgiveness policy

Alton Northup, Reporter June 16, 2022

Kent State University Faculty Senate voted unanimously to revise the academic forgiveness policy, along with approving a rebranding to grade point average adjustment. Previously, the university’s...

Kent State Faculty Senate approves new academic calendar for fall 2023

Anthony Zacharyasz, Reporter June 8, 2022

Kent State University Faculty Senate approved a new academic calendar that would see changes beginning in the fall of 2023 and now awaits a final decision by university President Todd Diacon. Option...

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...

Melody Tankersley is the senior vice president and provost at Kent State University.

Spring 2022 courses delivery to ‘reflect pre-pandemic’ levels, College of Business and Administration renamed

Emma Andrus Reporter October 11, 2021

University officials discussed plans for course delivery in future semesters and the development of a new strategic plan for academic success at the Faculty Senate meeting Monday. Senior Vice President...

Women’s golf competes at Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship Tournament

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter September 23, 2021

Kent State’s women’s golf team finished in 11th place out of 17 teams in its second tournament of the season on Monday and Tuesday.“I’ve been here three weeks, and it's been great to watch our...

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Mental health resources offered at regional campus Kent State Stark

Sam Wright Reporter June 22, 2021

Mental health services at Kent State Stark will be offered for free: online or in-person, starting fall 2021. The services offered for mental health are located in the Campus Center. According to the...

(Clockwise) Mandy Munro-Stasiuk, interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences; Robin Vande Zande, a professor at the School of Art; and Manfred van Dulmen, associate provost for academic affairs and dean of the Division of Graduate Studies discussed a proposed a name change for the Center for Comparative and Integrated Programs that was proposed at Mondays faculty senate meeting. The senate approved the revision for fall 2021.

School for Multidisciplinary Social Sciences and Humanities approved at Faculty Senate meeting Monday

Kelly Krabill, reporter Emma Andrus, reporter May 10, 2021

Kent State’s Center for Comparative and Integrative Programs will undergo a name change and revision effective fall 2021, the Faculty Senate approves in Monday’s meeting.The center, a part of the university’s...

As the meeting was held on International Women’s Day, Tankersley invited all female-identifying meeting participants to turn on their cameras for recognition. “I want to especially recognize the amazing women of Kent State who change the world every single day through their scientific breakthroughs, their creations and innovations, their support of one another, instruction of students, their work and communities and agencies all to better our society,” Tankersley said. 

Faculty Senate brings updates on fall 2021 semester, class scheduling

Emma Andrus, Reporter Kaitlyn Finchler, Reporter March 8, 2021

University officials released plans and hopes to move to fully in-person classes and experiences as early as the spring of 2022, Senior Vice President and Provost Melody Tankersley said in the Faculty...

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...

Jim Raber is the executive director of Information Services, Educational Technology and Service Management at Kent State University. 

Frye, Raber, head IT department amid online switch

Dylan Bowers Reporter May 3, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic caused Kent State and universities alike to switch their face-to-face classes to an online format, which would not have been possible without the likes of Jay Frye and the IT department...

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...

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