Excellence in Action: Starts at the Top
Kent State University comprises eight unique campuses, various college academic programs and many graduate and interdisciplinary programs. Learn more about the divisions and business units that make Kent State University one of the top universities in Ohio.
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President Beverly Warren
The president, along with the Kent State University Board of Trustees, oversee the functions of executive officers who manage the university’s divisions.
View the full administrative organizational chart (PDF).
Provost & Senior Vice President
Responsible for academic units, including colleges, schools, departments and Regional Campuses. Each of these units operates in accordance with Kent State’s educational and public service mission. View the academic organizational chart. Learn more about the Office of the Provost.
Senior Vice President
Responsible for the financial and physical operations of the university and maintaining a safe and peaceful environment, with values based on principles of respect, integrity, service and commitment. Learn more about the Division of Business and Finance.
Maximizing individual and collective contributions, while creating an environment welcoming diversity of thought, continuous personal growth, academic attainment and above average achievement. Learn more about the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
Interim Vice President
Serves as the legal representative for the university and provides legal advice and guidance on university-related matters to employees and departments. Learn more about the Division of General Counsel.
In addition, he oversees the division that comprises Benefits, Communications, Compensation, Employee/Labor Relations, Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action, HR Outreach & Initiatives, Records, Talent Acquisition and Training & Development. Learn more about the Division of Human Resources.
Vice President & Chief Information Officer
Responsible for the enterprisewide architecture and operations of the information technology systems in place at Kent State University, as well as the overall vision for the university's information technology environment in the future. Learn more about the Division of Information Services.
Vice President & Executive Director, KSU Foundation
Promoting awareness among Kent State University benefactors of the impact their contributions make to the growth and future success of the university. Learn more about the Division of Institutional Advancement.
Kent State’s athletics program includes baseball, basketball, cross country, field hockey, football, golf, gymnastics, soccer, softball, track and field, volleyball and wrestling. Learn more about the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics
Interim Vice President
Provides leadership to institutional efforts aimed at enhancing the co-curricular lives of students, complementing the academic mission and supporting student success. Learn more about the Division of Student Affairs.
The Division of Research and Sponsored Programs helps faculty and staff secure external funding to support their research and instructional and public service projects. Learn more about the Division of Research and Sponsored Programs .
Vice President & Chief Marketing & Communications Officer
University Relations promotes and markets the university's identity, as Kent State serves the region and world through teaching, research and outreach. Learn more about the Division of University Relations.
Vice President & University Secretary
Responsible for providing comprehensive administrative support to the president and Board of Trustees, while also facilitating communications between the university and external agencies. Learn more about the Board of Trustees.
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