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Academic Affairs & Office of the Dean


WagorDr. Walter F. Wagor
Dean & Chief Administrative Officer

Dr. Wagor became dean of Kent State University at Stark in August 2010. Prior to his appointment at Kent State Stark, Dr. Wagor served as the dean of Behavioral and Applied Sciences and professor of psychology at the State University of New York College at Oneonta, a position he held since 2006.

His career also includes service as the acting chair for the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences, assistant vice chancellor for Academic Affairs, co-chair for the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and assistant vice chancellor for Assessment at Indiana University East. In addition, Wagor served as president of Faculty Senate at both Indiana University East and Wright State University – Lake Campus, where he held the positions of instructor of psychology and later assistant professor of psychology.

Wagor holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Houghton College, a Master of Science in Developmental Psychology from George Peabody College and a doctorate in developmental psychology and mental retardation research from George Peabody College.


Dr. Bathi KasturiarchiDr. Bathi Kasturiarachi
Interim Assistant Dean
for Academic Affairs

Kent State University at Stark appointed Dr. Kasturiarachi as the interim assistant dean for academic affairs in July 2013. In addition to assisting Dean Wagor, he is charged with directing and recruiting campus faculty, assisting in curriculum and program development and coordinating the course schedule on the Stark Campus.
Kasturiarachi, who is ranked as an associate professor of mathematics, began teaching mathematics at Kent State Stark in 1995. Prior to teaching at Kent State, he held positions as an assistant professor and director of the Academic Mastery Program at Occidental College in Los Angeles; a researcher in Duke University’s post-doctoral program; and a graduate teaching assistant at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Kasturiarachi holds a bachelor’s of science degree with honors in pure and applied mathematics from the University of Peradeniya in Sri Lanka and a doctoral degree in mathematics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a member of the American Mathematical Association and the Mathematical Association of America.


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