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Values & Beliefs

The Division of Business and Finance is responsible for the financial and physical operations of the university along with maintaining a safe and peaceful campus environment. The values and beliefs espoused by the division are based on the principles of respect, integrity, service and commitment.


  • People in the Business and Finance Division are well trained and they are encouraged to realize their full potential
  • They have pride in their operations and in Kent State University.
  • Their relationships are based on trust and loyalty in which care and concern are the habits applied in encounters with each other and with those they serve.


  • People in the Business and Finance Division act fairly, ethically and honestly in all situations.


  • People in the Business and Finance Division know whom they serve and what services are needed.
  • They provide quality operations that are a preferred-choice for students, faculty, staff and the general public.
  • They practice flexibility and creativity to enhance service, and they prepare prior to the delivery of service.
  • They have a recognized program of quality service and accountability and are aware that communication among operations is a key factor to enhance quality.


  • People in the Business and Finance Division have process reviews and efficiencies in place to ensure that operations are performed in the best manner and at the lowest possible cost.
  • They have appropriate and necessary regulations, policies and standards identified, understood and practiced.