Congressman Tim Ryan Statement on the Selection of Dr. Beverly Warren as the next President of Kent State University

Jan 8, 2014 Issues: Education

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Tim Ryan today issued the following statement congratulating Dr. Beverly Warren on her selection as the next President of Kent State University:

"I want to extend my warmest congratulations to Dr. Beverly Warren on her selection as the next president of Kent State University. I look forward to working closely with Dr. Warren. Her tremendous experience and leadership will surely benefit our region for years to come. Dr. Warren’s new role as president ensures that Kent State University will continue to lead Northeast Ohio to a brighter and more prosperous future. I am especially excited to begin working with Dr. Warren given her extensive leadership in the areas of adolescent obesity and urban education.

"I also want to thank Dr. Lester Lefton for his extraordinary service as president over the last eight years and I wish him all the best in his future endeavors."