Kent State University


Kent State University is a public research university located in Kent, Ohio. Kent State is one of the largest universities in Ohio with an enrollment of nearly 41,000 students in the eight-campus system and nearly 27,500 graduate and undergraduate students at the Kent Campus.





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Todd A. Diacon

Mark M. Polatajko
SVP, Finance & Administration
Valoree Vargo
Interim VP, Philanthropy & Alumni Engagement
Peggy Shadduck
VP, Regional Campuses & Dean of the College of Applied and Technical Studies
Melody Tankersley
SVP & Academic Affairs
Amoaba Gooden
VP, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
John M. Rathje
VP for Information Technology & Chief Information Officer
Willis Walker
General Counsel
Eboni Pringle
Interim Senior Vice President
Charlene K. Reed
VP & University Secretary
Nicholas M. Gattozzi III
Executive Director, Government and Community Relations
Douglas L. Delahanty
VP, Research & Economic Development
Sean Broghammer
Interim VP, Enrollment Management
Stephen P. Ward
VP, University Communications & Marketing
Randale Richmond
Director, Athletics