Kennesaw State University names associate VP of government relations (Marietta Daily Journal)

Michael Parkerson is former budget and policy analyst for Georgia House Budget and Research Office

KENNESAW, Ga. (Aug 1, 2017) — Kennesaw State University has named the former budget and policy analyst for the Georgia House of Representatives Budget and Research Office as the school’s new associate vice president of government relations.

Michael Parkerson brings 10 years of experience in state government and higher education, the university said in a statement released Tuesday.

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A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 35,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. A Carnegie-designated doctoral institution, it is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit