For now it looks like officials at Kent State University, and not state administrators in Columbus, have authority to permit or deny drilling for gas and oil on university land such as the Kent State Airport.
And university officials are saying there are no immediate plans for hydraulic fracturing wells on the airport's 291 acres.
We want to know what you think. The controversial method of extracting natural gas and oil from underground shale formations has been connected to negative environmental effects in Pennsylvania and Ohio.
Take our poll below. Do you think Kent State should permit fracking on airport land?