The Kent State University Medallion is intended to honor those who have contributed significantly to the university's well-being but who would not be eligible for an honorary degree or the President's Medal.
Trustees, faculty, students, staff and alumni are encouraged to nominated candidates for the medallion.
The candidates should be major benefactors of the university, those who have given significantly of time, effort and/or financial support to the university, its campuses, or to one or more of its programs and activities.
Faculty and staff who are currently employed by Kent State University are not eligible for the University Medallion.
To nominate a candidate, submit the following:
- Minimum of two letters of nomination providing detailed information about the individual's contributions; and
- Biographical data about the candidate.