Coles College dean chairs top entrepreneurship education group

Tim Mescon‚ dean of the Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University‚ has…

Georgia (Apr 27, 2004) — Coles College dean chairs top entrepreneurship education group

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Tim Mescon‚ dean of the Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University‚ has been chosen to chair the Entrepreneurship Programs Affinity Group for AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. This puts Dean Mescon in a position to help guide the growth of some of the best−known business schools and entrepreneurship programs in the country.

Mescon‚ who also holds the Dinos Eminent Scholar Chair of Entrepreneurial Management‚ began his one−year term April 18. His first duty was to help orchestrate a program for universities with entrepreneurship programs.

AACSB International is a not−for−profit corporation of educational institutions‚ corporations and other organizations devoted to the promotion and improvement of higher education in business administration and management. It is also the premier accrediting agency for bachelor’s‚ master’s and doctoral degree programs in business administration and accounting.

The Entrepreneurship Programs Affinity Group is designed to enhance the quality and reputation of entrepreneurship programs‚ provide a forum that serves their specialized needs‚ and improve their effectiveness.

The Coles College of Business offers a wide range of graduate and undergraduate business programs. For more information‚ visit


Kennesaw State University is a comprehensive‚ residential institution with a growing student population exceeding 17‚400 from 129 countries. The third largest state university out of 34 institutions in the University System of Georgia‚ KSU offers more than 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