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Melody Tankersley is the senior vice president and provost at Kent State University.

Melody Tankersley chosen to be Kent State senior vice president and provost

Ben Vrobel Administration reporter October 27, 2020

Melody Tankersley has been named senior vice president and provost of Kent State, cementing her role at the university after occupying the interim position since 2019.She will be the second-highest ranking...

Montse Fuentes

Former Iowa provost Montserrat Fuentes gives Kent State provost presentation

Montserrat Fuentes believes Kent State’s values fit well with her own, an issue she faced in her previous position at the University of Iowa.Fuentes is one of three final candidates for the position...

Melody Tankersley is the senior vice president and provost at Kent State University.

Senior vice president, provost candidate Melody Tankersley gives presentation

Megan McSweeney Reporter October 17, 2020

Interim Senior Vice President and Provost Melody Tankersley, Ph.D., says Kent State is the perfect university.“I love the core values of kindness, respect and purpose in all we do," Tankersley said....

Teri Balser

Senior vice president, provost finalist Teri Balser gives presentation for her candidacy

Ben Vrobel Administration reporter October 13, 2020

When Teri Balser worked for Curtin University in Perth, Australia, she did not realize that in Australia, “tuition” meant students’ time at the university, not the money they spent.“When I was...

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...

Student files class action lawsuit against Kent State to recoup tuition and fees

Paige Bennett News Lab August 2, 2020

A Kent State student has filed a class action lawsuit against the university for not fully refunding tuition and fees after in-person classes were canceled in spring due to the coronavirus pandemic. The...

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