Kent State University has selected Harris Search Associates to its lead Vice President for Research and Sponsored Programs search
Kent State University has selected Dublin, Ohio based Harris Search Associates to lead its search for the next Vice President for Research and Sponsored Programs.
Kent State University is the largest public multi-campus system in northeast Ohio, with campuses reaching nine local communities and a population of approximately 42,000 students, 3,700 full-time faculty and staff members, and 214,000 alumni. On July 1, 2014, Dr. Beverly J. Warren joined Kent State as its 12th president after a successful tenure as Provost and Senior Vice President of Virginia Commonwealth University.
Kent State is proud of its outstanding faculty and staff, students, collaborative culture, exceptional academic and research orientation, and strong commitment to engagement, academic excellence, and diversity. The university offers 32 associate, 236 baccalaureate, 214 masters, and 59 doctoral programs. Academic programs are organized into 10 colleges and an independent School of Digital Sciences: Architecture and Environmental Design; Arts and Sciences; the Arts; Business Administration; Communication and Information; Education, Health, and Human Services; Nursing; Podiatric Medicine; Public Health; and Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology.
According to the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education, KSU is one of 77 public research universities that maintain “high research activity.” The Carnegie Foundation has designated KSU as Doctoral/Research University Extensive, one of only 90 public institutions nationwide in this category. The university is an engine for economic, cultural, and workforce development.
Harris Search Associates www.harrisandassociates.com - an IIC Partners member firm, is a leading global executive search and board advisory consulting firm with 45 offices in 33 countries worldwide. Our practice is focused on identifying and attracting leaders to support the growth of clients in the areas of research, science, engineering, academic medicine and commercial enterprises. Clients include the foremost universities, research parks, institutes, academic medical centers and commercial organizations driving global innovation and discovery.
Note: The search is now closed.