Business Administration Office
The people in the Division of Business and Finance, in exercising their responsibility and authority as representatives of Kent State University, provide quality service and accountability in support of the university mission. In order to achieve quality in their performance, they strive for continuous improvement in all that is done, plan and commit to accomplish targets annually, and are empowered to perform their duties. The values and beliefs espoused by the division are based on the principles of respect, integrity, service and commitment.
The division also manages several auxiliary enterprises. The following areas report to Gregg S. Floyd, Vice President for Administration:
Financial Affairs Provides accountable business functions and business information support services such as the Bursar's Office, Business Administrator Services, and the Comptroller's Office which includes Financial Accounting, Grants Accounting and Payroll Procurement which includes the Ice Arena, and Mail Services and Treasury, Tax and Risk Management Services.
Office of the University Architect Assures the orderly and economical development and alteration of facilities according to sound architectural and engineering practices in keeping with the regulatory and procedural requirements of the university, state, and other governing agencies. Coordinates communication with curators for all campus buildings.
Public Safety Committed to providing a safe and secure campus environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors through the proficient and efficient delivery of Police, Fire Prevention, Transportation, Parking Services and Occupational Health and Safety Services.
Research, Planning and Institutional Effectiveness In addition to coordinating and disseminating institutional information for internal and external purposes, RPIE facilitates the use of process improvement methods to assist all areas of the university to identify priorities and determine implementation plans to maximize effectiveness.
University Bookstore Offers books online and a variety of organizational supplies, apparel and computer software.
University Budget Office Coordinates the development of the operating budget for unrestricted E&G and auxiliary funds, monitors the budget and processes budget revisions. The director oversees the Internal Audit department, which examines and evaluates Kent State University's activities and serves as the liaison between the university and the university's independent public accountant.