The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Memebrs of the Kent State University football team celebrate a touchdown in the game agaisnt Virginia Military Institute on Sept. 11, 2021.

Football looking for upset against Maryland

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor September 23, 2021

The Kent State football team heads into its last non-conference game of the season against the University of Maryland with an unimpressive 1-2 record. But what is impressive is how the Flashes have played...

The Kent State Board of Trustees at their Wednesday meeting.  

WKSU, Ideastream merger approved by Kent State Board of Trustees

Kent State’s NPR-affiliated radio station WKSU will be operated by Cleveland-based Ideastream Public Media beginning Oct. 1, 2021. The board approved the management transfer as part of a public service...

WKSU is Kent State Universitys NPR-affiliated radio station. The Board of Trustees is expected to vote on the merger of WKSU with Clevelands Ideastream following its upcoming meeting Wednesday. 

Kent State trustees expected to vote on WKSU ‘merger’ with Ideastream next week

Emma Andrus Reporter Lyndsey Brennan Reporter, The Portager September 9, 2021

UPDATE: The agenda for tomorrow’s Kent State Board of Trustees meeting confirms the board will vote on whether to transfer management of WKSU, Kent State’s NPR-affiliated station, to Cleveland’s...

Fabio Polanco is a associate professor in the School of Theatre and Dance and co-chair of the CARE committee. 

Kent State CARE committee members share insights on new Anti-Racism and Equity Institute

Morgan Boyd Reporter May 7, 2021

The Community, Anti-Racism, and Equity committee is a “permanent standing committee” within the School of Theatre and Dance, according to its website. The website states that the committee was created...

Aviad Israeli is a professor within the College of Education, Health and Human Services and the undergraduate program coordinator for the Hospitality Management program. 

Changes to hospitality program, curriculum to begin fall 2021

Emma Andrus Reporter March 14, 2021

Students of Kent State’s hospitality program will now be offered additional courses and the chance to select concentrations within the degree after the Kent State Board of Trustees approved the changes...

The Board of Trustees approved two new institutes in a Zoom meeting Wednesday, March 10. The trustees also approved changes in course fees and the addition of new campus solar array project. 

Changes to course fees, new campus solar array project approved by Board of Trustees

Emma Andrus Reporter March 10, 2021

The Kent State Board of Trustees approved the removal and addition of numerous course-related fees alongside the implementation of a solar array at its March 10 meeting. The changes to programming course...

Kent food service, maintenance, skilled-trade workers to see a 3-year wage increase

The Kent State Board of Trustees has come to agreement with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) on a three-year wage increase for roughly 400 staff, including food...

Trustees approve graduate tuition policy in effort to increase enrollment

Wyatt Loy Reporter April 13, 2020

Students considered out-of-state who earned a bachelor’s degree in Ohio will soon be offered a markedly lower tuition for nearly all of Kent State’s graduate programs, following a motion passed by...

Trustees vote to increase room and board rates for fall 2020

Wyatt Loy Reporter March 4, 2020

Despite a $2 million increase in need-based funding to support lower- and middle-income students, incoming freshmen are going to incur increased room and board costs this fall.The Kent State Board of Trustees...

From left: Frank Rose, Jr. (chairman of the district board of trustees); Sally O’Donnell (secretary and fiscal officer of the district board of trustees); Kent State University President Todd Diacon; Board of Trustees chair Ralph Della Ratta. 

Board of Trustees approves balanced university budget

Molly Heideman September 12, 2019

Kent State Board of Trustees approved the balanced university budget for Fiscal Year 2020 at its board meeting Wednesday. According to a press release, the $659.5 million budget was approved, which included...

What you missed

Abigail Miller August 25, 2019

Todd's First DayTodd Diacon replaced President Beverly Warren as the 13th President of Kent State on July 1. On his first day as president, Diacon ate breakfast with Kent community leaders, attended meetings...

Kent State to pay at least $179K for presidential search, contract details ‘trade secrets’ claim from search firm

Laina Yost December 13, 2018

Kent State will pay Russell Reynolds Associates, the executive search firm chosen to find the university’s next president, a $170,000 retainer for its services, plus a $9,000 administrative fee.The total...

Load More Stories