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Kent State to Introduce New Director of Athletics, March 25

Posted Mar, 24, 2010

The Kent State University Department of Athletics will hold an 11 a.m. press conference Thursday, March 25, to introduce the program’s 10th Director of Athletics. The announcement comes almost exactly seven months to the day (August 24) that current Athletic Director Laing Kennedy made public that he would be retiring on June 30. Currently the longest-tenured athletic director in the Mid-American Conference as well as in the history of the Kent State athletics, Kennedy is wrapping up his 16th year at the helm of the Golden Flashes.

Kent State University Director of Athletics Announcement
11 a.m. — Kent Student Center, Room 204

Media are advised to please park in the pay lot off of Summit Street that fronts the M.A.C. Center and the Student Center. Greeters will be on hand to direct media to the proper room. Please contact Kent State Director of Athletic Communications Alan Ashby with any questions regarding the announcement.

Media  Contact:
Alan Ashby,, 330-672-8419

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