Groundbreaking ceremony for University Place

Groundbreaking for the first student housing at Kennesaw State University.

Georgia (Oct 9, 2001) — Groundbreaking ceremony for University Place




Groundbreaking for the first student housing at Kennesaw State University.


Friday‚ Oct. 12

10 a.m.


Marietta Drive

Kennesaw State University


These living/learning communities are made possible through collaboration between Kennesaw State University and the University Foundation. Present at the groundbreaking will be:

KSU President Betty L. Siegel;

Foundation President James A. Fleming;

Foundation Chairman Michael J. Coles;

KSU Vice President for Business and Finance Earle Holley;

KSU Student Government President Jim Pennington; and

President and CEO of Place Properties‚ Cecil Phillips.


Kennesaw State University‚ a progressive‚ comprehensive institution with a growing student population of 14‚000‚ offers more than 50 degree programs. Out of 34 institutions‚ KSU is the sixth largest in the University System of Georgia.


A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 41,000 students. With 11 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. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit