Lester Lefton

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Name: Lester Lefton
First reported Apr 24 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 1 reports

VIDEO: Warren brings enthusiasm for university life to KSU

As she walks into one of her final university council meeting at Virginia Commonwealth University, Beverly Warren stops in the student commons to ask two girls about the henna tattoos they are selling."Oh, we've got to get a picture of this!" Warren said, ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 24 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

Campus diversity takes shape under Lefton, still room for improvement

While on the Black United Students' Board of Directors, Marvin Logan had the chance to personally interact with President Lester Lefton at BUS and diversity meetings and events on campus.While he thanks Lefton for all he has done and said Lefton has "left ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Kent State journalism faculty urge release of presidential search documents

Faculty of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kent State University are urging the university to release all records covered by the state's public records law from its search for a new president.Some two dozen faculty, a majority of the ... [Published Record Publishing Online - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

City credits Lefton with solidifying town-gown relations

The alleyways were dirty. Roadways were crumbling, and buildings were falling apart in downtown Kent.For 30 years, the city of Kent and the university made plan after plan to try to revitalize Kent's city center."I had probably seen 10 projects never ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

UPDATE: Suspect in Kent State shooting identified (with gallery, video)

[embedded content]Video courtesey of Kent State University.Updated: 11:47 a.m. -  Kent State officials identified last night's shooter as Quavaugntay Tyler, 24, from Cleveland, who was arrested around 11:30 p.m. last night at Robinson Memorial Hospital ... [Published Record Publishing Online - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 4 reports

Suspect caught after shot fired at Kent State

RECORD-COURIER  STAFF  REPORTKent State University was locked down for several hours Wednesday night after reports of shots fired on campus. Shortly before midnight, KSU officials announced that the suspect had been apprehended off campus. The suspect's ... [Published Aurora Advocate - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Kent State Officials Say Man Shot Self in Hand on Campus, Fled, Arrested at Hospital

Police at Kent State University say a man arrested last night is suspected of shooting himself in the hand while pulling a gun during a dispute with two women on campus, which prompted the university to go into lockdown. ideastream's Nick Castele reports. ... [Published IdeaStream - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Man arrested in shooting at Kent State University; suspect is only one injured

A 24-year-old Cleveland man has been arrested after police say he shot himself in the hand Wednesday night during an incident that prompted a lockdown on the campus of Kent State University.Quavaugntay L. Tyler was injured in the incident, which occurred ... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

UPDATED: KSU GUNMAN IN CUSTODY; SHOT FIRED NEAR COHN JEWISH STUDENT CENTER

A lone gunman terrorized the Kent State University campus Wednesday night for nearly four hours, forcing a lockdown, before being apprehended off-campus at about midnight.The gunman fired a shot into the ground near Bowman Hall, about 0.4 miles from The ... [Published Cleveland Jewish news - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Reception to honor Lefton set for Friday

A reception will be held this Friday to honor retiring President Lester Lefton, who announced last year that he will retire this July.The Board of Trustees is hosting the event, which will be held in the Student Center Ballroom from 4 to 5:30 p.m. The ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Kent State event to honor Lefton

A reception and celebration to honor retiring Kent State University President Lester Lefton will take place April 4 at the Kent Student Center Ballroom.The event, which is hosted by the Kent State Board of Trustees, is open to all faculty, staff, students, ... [Published Record Publishing Online - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 2 reports

Beacon Journal’s quest for KSU transparency spans three months

Beacon Journal higher education reporter Carol Biliczky on Dec. 12 asked for the names of applicants for the job of Kent State University president in an attempt to explain the search process at the area’s largest university.In early January, the newspaper ... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Mar 25 2014]

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VIDEO: Warren brings enthusiasm for university ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 24 2014]
Campus diversity takes shape under Lefton, stil... [Published Individual.com - Apr 23 2014]
Former KSU presidents reflect on accomplishment... [Published Individual.com - Apr 23 2014]
Presidential personality [Published Individual.com - Apr 23 2014]
Kent State journalism faculty urge release of p... [Published Record Publishing Online - Apr 22 2014]
City credits Lefton with solidifying town-gown ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 22 2014]
Tressel touts Mahoning Valley ties in applicati... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Apr 15 2014]
University of Akron trustees edge closer to nam... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Apr 13 2014]
KSU shredded documents to hide information abou... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Apr 13 2014]
UPDATE: Suspect in Kent State shooting identifi... [Published Record Publishing Online - Apr 07 2014]
KSU lockdown suspect is criminology student (ga... [Published Record Publishing Online - Apr 04 2014]
Kent State Officials Say Man Shot Self in Hand ... [Published IdeaStream - Apr 03 2014]
Man arrested in shooting at Kent State Universi... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Apr 03 2014]
Suspect caught after shot fired at Kent State [Published Aurora Advocate - Apr 03 2014]
Man identified after shot fired on KSU campus [Published WKYC News - Apr 03 2014]
Kent State placed on alert after shot is fired ... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Apr 03 2014]
Kent State Briefly Locks Down Campus After Shot... [Published The Atlantic Wire - Apr 03 2014]
UPDATED: KSU GUNMAN IN CUSTODY; SHOT FIRED NEAR... [Published Cleveland Jewish news - Apr 03 2014]
Reception to honor Lefton set for Friday [Published Individual.com - Apr 01 2014]
Kent State event to honor Lefton [Published Record Publishing Online - Mar 26 2014]
Beacon Journal’s quest for KSU transparency spa... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Mar 25 2014]
KSU refuses to document that it properly spent ... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Mar 25 2014]
Jim Tressel among 19 applicants for University ... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Mar 22 2014]
Wrestling with Hypocrisy at Kent State [Published American Thinker - Mar 21 2014]
School Notes [Published Aurora Advocate - Mar 19 2014]
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