KSU Foundation recognizes excellence among faculty

The Kennesaw State University Foundation recently honored representatives from each of the…

Georgia (May 2, 2003) — KSU Foundation recognizes excellence among faculty



The Kennesaw State University Foundation recently honored representatives from each of the institution's five colleges and the School of the Arts with The Foundation Prize 2003‚ established to encourage and recognize scholarly research/publication among the faculty.

Each winner received the "Flame of Excellence‚" which is a sculpture personally handcrafted from boron glass rods by Klaus Widmann of the Frabel Studio to "honor those who bravely go before and light the way for others‚" and an $8‚000 cash prize.

"The trustees recognize the importance of academic research at Kennesaw State in terms of strengthening its regional and national reputation‚" said Tommy Holder‚ who chairs the KSU Foundation board of trustees. Foundation President James A. Fleming added‚ "The Foundation Prize is intended to demonstrate to the faculty the foundation's appreciation for their efforts‚ and to encourage and support their scholarly work."

The winners are as follows:

School of the Arts

Dr. Laurence E. Sherr

"Fugitive Footsteps"

Coles College of Business

Dr. Lucy F. Ackert

"Market Behavior in the Presence of Divergent and Imperfect Private Information: Experimental Evidence from Canada‚ China and the United States"

Bagwell College of Education

Dr. Alice W. Terry

"Community Problem Solving Works for Middle Level Students"

College of Health and Human Services

Dr. Gloria Anne Jones Taylor

"Effects of a Culturally Sensitive Breast Self−Examination Intervention"

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Dr. Sarah R. Robbins

"'The Future Good and Great of Our Land': Republican Mothers‚ Female Authors‚ and Domesticated Literacy in Antebellum New England"

College of Science and Mathematics

Dr. Patricia H. Reggio

"SR141716A Molecule Interaction"


Kennesaw State University is a comprehensive‚ residential institution with a growing student population of 15‚600 from 118 countries. The fifth largest out of 34 institutions in the University System of Georgia‚ KSU offers 55 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.


A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its nearly 43,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the country and the world. 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. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu