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More than 100 people spoke out against a massive Ohio higher education bill during marathon meeting

MEGAN HENRY , Ohio Capital Journal April 21, 2023

OHIO CAPITAL JOURNAL– Concerned college students, worried university staff, and outraged advocates packed the Ohio Statehouse Wednesday to speak against a massive higher education bill that would significantly...

AAUP-KSU reaches tentative agreements with university for faculty vaccine requirements

Emma Andrus Reporter September 18, 2021

Leaders of Kent State’s chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP), the faculty union, reached separate tentative agreements with Kent State on language for two memoranda of...

A public meeting was held Thursday evening to discuss the East Main Street traffic circle construction project. Superintendent of the city of Kent’s engineering department, James Bowling, led the meeting.

Traffic safety will increase with more roundabouts in Kent, East Main Street project

Lucy Connolly Reporter September 17, 2021

A public meeting was held at the Kent State Student Center Thursday evening to discuss construction plans for safer and less congested traffic toward East Main Street.James Bowling, superintendent of the...

Tenured faculty approves new contract

Karl Schneider January 24, 2016

Tenured and tenure-track faculty members of Kent State’s American Association of University Professors (AAUP-KSU) voted to approve a new collective bargaining agreement. The final votes were due by Friday...

Political science professor Patrick Coy protests outside the KIVA during the State of the University Address on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015. Coy said, In order for Kent State to continue to become a great university, we must invest in our teachers. Every administrator knows that in their heart. 

Kent State professors picket to raise awareness of contract concerns

Matthew Merchant November 19, 2015

Members of Kent State’s tenured faculty picketed outside the KIVA on Thursday to voice their concerns about the university and President Beverly Warren.As Warren delivered her State of the University...

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...

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 addresses tenure and promotion concerns

Victoria Manenti April 13, 2015

Faculty Senate members discussed issues surrounding the university tenure and promotion process, approved two new Kent Core courses and elected new officers during their third meeting Monday.Todd Diacon,...

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