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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Diacon announces committee to begin director of athletics search

Owen MacMillan Sports Editor February 1, 2021

The search for a new director of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at Kent State will begin in earnest this week.President Todd Diacon announced in an email to Kent State students and faculty...

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...

Joel Nielsen is the athletic director of Kent State University.

Athletic director Nielsen apologizes for Kent State stopping field hockey game

Gina Butkovich September 9, 2019

The National Field Hockey Coaches Association issued a statement condemning Kent State’s actions on Saturday, and Joel Nielsen released a statement of apology.  On Saturday, Kent State stopped a NCAA...

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