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William (Bill) Ayres is a tenured political science professor and former vice provost of academic affairs at the University of Toledo.

University selects candidates for associate provost position

Kaitlyn Finchler Reporter March 16, 2021

Two candidates were selected to move on to the next phase of the selection process for the position of associate provost for Academic Affairs and dean of the Division of Graduate Studies.One candidate...

Kent State President Todd Diacon revealed three finalists for the universitys senior vice president and provost position. Pictured finalists are Teri Balser, left; Melody Tankersley, middle; and Montse Fuentes, right. 

Finalists announced for Kent State’s senior vice president and provost position

President Todd Diacon revealed three finalists for Kent State’s senior vice president and provost position, with over 65 years of service in higher education combined between the three.An 18-person committee...

Lamar Hylton Zoom

Screenshot from Zoom June 9, 2020

Lamar Hylton, Vice President of Student Affairs helped lead the discussion and asked the questions throughout the town hall via Zoom on Tuesday, June 9, 2020.

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...

Kent State starts search for provost after budget deficits, hiring freezes

Wyatt Loy Reporter February 11, 2020

Kent State has officially launched its search for a new senior vice president and provost, a key position whose various oversights influence almost every aspect of students’ academic careers. Melody...

(PRINT VERSION) Provost Q and A

Nicole Ciccarelli February 5, 2017

Editor's note: Once a month, editors and producers from The Kent Stater and TV2 interview Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost Todd Diacon about issues of importance to the university....

Provost Todd Diacon. 

Q&A with Provost

Nicole Ciccarelli February 5, 2017

Editor's note: Once a month, editors and producers from The Kent Stater and TV2 interview Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost Todd Diacon about issues of importance to the university....

Message from the Provost

New Kent State Stark Dean announced

Alyssa Schmitt February 1, 2016

Kent State University at Stark selected Denise Seachrist as the permanent dean of the regional campus beginning Feb. 1. "Kent State University at Stark is very vibrant and exciting place, and I am extremely...

Board of Trustees increases 16-credit hour cap to 18, waits to set in-state tuition

Jimmy Miller and Emily Mills June 4, 2015

Kent State’s Board of Trustees voted to push the threshold of the credit hour cap from 16 to 18 credit hours and not raise undergraduate in-state tuition pending the release of the state budget in its...

Jewish Studies Program honors former director, celebrates 40th anniversary

Jimmy Miller May 20, 2015

At age 14, Herbert Hochhauser began learning English from his home in Switzerland, and then six months later, he took an IQ test upon his immigration into the United States. He was told he would be successful...

Petition for no-confidence vote against provost introduced at Faculty Senate

Emily Mills May 12, 2015

A Kent State professor introduced a petition at Monday’s Faculty Senate meeting calling for a vote of no confidence against Provost Todd Diacon.The petition was created in response to Diacon’s vote...

Faculty Senate approves new major, changes to student dismissal process, post-secondary education

Jimmy Miller May 12, 2015

In its last meeting of 2015, Faculty Senate unanimously approved the creation of a Business Analytics major, lowered the GPA range for dismissal review and established a program to replace the Post-Secondary...

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