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President Todd Diacon meets with Student Media representatives on Oct. 15, 2019. 

Q and A with President Todd Diacon

KentWired Staff October 16, 2019

Members of the KentWired staff sat down with Kent State President Todd Diacon to ask him some questions about his first year as president. This interview has been edited for length and clarity.KENTWIRED:...

President Lester Lefton, after an announcement that the Esplanade would be dedicated to him.

Lefton to join Flashnotes board

Jimmy Miller May 1, 2014

Kent State President Lester Lefton will join an organization dedicated to helping students sell course-specific study materials upon his retirement June 30.Lefton plans to join Flashnotes, a rising company...

Top 10 news stories this school year

DKS Editors May 1, 2014

This school year, Kent State saw a new president, a polar vortex, an extended Esplanade, a gunshot incident, a wrestler’s controversial tweets and a secretive presidential search. Editors at the Daily...

Letter to the editor from Michael Wilkins

Michael Wilkins May 1, 2014

President Lester A. Lefton will leave a great legacy behind him when he retires this June. When I first came to Kent in the fall of 2011, I can remember all of the construction going on around Kent. Throughout...

Lester Lefton listens as Beverly Warren speaks to those in attendance as she is announced as Kent State Universitys twelfth president January 9, 2014.

Presidential personality

Jimmy Miller April 22, 2014

When Matthew Lilley woke up and checked his email on the morning of Jan. 25, 2012, he, as he remembers two years later, “felt my jaw drop.”“I was at a loss for words, really,” Lilley said in a...

Outgoing president Lester Lefton listens at the Board of Trustees meeting, Jan. 9, 2014, that announced Beverly Warren as Kents president-elect, to take effect in July.

Reception to honor Lefton set for Friday

Elizabeth Randolph March 31, 2014

A reception will be held this Friday to honor retiring President Lester Lefton, who announced last year that he will retire this July.The Board of Trustees is hosting the event, which will be held in the...

Guest columnist: 10 things KSU students need to know about the Board of Trustees

Jody Michael March 16, 2014

1. Your room and board rates are going up more than 3.8 percent next year. The Board of Trustees decided that on Wednesday.2. While students are paying hundreds more, President Lester Lefton is receiving...

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