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KENT: The Second Century : Phases I and II

Phase I

In April, 2015, The Board of Trustees announced the KENT: The Second Century initiative, which aims to increase Kent's endowment to $250 million in the near future. To further support this initiative, the Trustees and Senior Leaders announced a Match in April, 2016 whereby every gift to Kent, for any purpose, was matched 1:1 up to $25 million. The Match ended on June 20, 2018 and the $25 million goal was surpassed, thus concluding Phase I.

With the successful completion of this first phase of KENT: The Second Century, the Board of Trustees has announced

Phase II: Six Points for the Second Century

The Six Points for the Second Century are:

Values and Founding Principles
Re-affirming the founding principles and values that uphold Kent’s Mission

Innovative Teaching
Equipping teachers to practice more innovative teaching

Leadership Education
Developing leadership opportunities and capacities for entire student body  

New Literacies
Preparing students for College and Careers

Scholarship Assistance
Making a Kent education more affordable for all 

Health and Wellness
Promoting knowledge of and sound practices for personal development and wellness

To read the Announcement of KENT: The Second Century, please click here.

To read the Announcement of Phase II: Six Points for the Second Century, please click here.

To learn more about the KENT: The Second Century initiative to increase Kent's Endowment, click here to read an article written by Jeff Cataldo, CFO.

For more information, please contact Kathy Nadire, Director of Development, at nadirek@kent-school.edu  or 860-927-6267.