Dean Joe Head wins lifetime achievement award

Kennesaw State University’s dean of enrollment services and director of admissions‚ Joe…

Georgia (Dec 6, 2004) — Dean Joe Head wins lifetime achievement award

Karen Kennedy


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Kennesaw State University’s dean of enrollment services and director of admissions‚ Joe Head‚ recently received the Distinguished Member and Service Award from the Georgia Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers. This award‚ essentially a lifetime achievement award‚ is given for continuous service to the association and to the field of admissions and enrollment in Georgia. Prior to this year‚ the award had not been presented for more than a decade.

Head‚ a resident of Cartersville‚ has been an innovator in university admissions for more than 30 years. When presenting the award‚ GACRAO cited Head’s expertise in enrollment management‚ his creation of the Georgia High School Directory and his advancements in the technology related to admissions as reasons for selecting Head.

“I am honored to have been recognized by GACRAO‚” Head said‚ “for the work my staff and I do every day to help make the admissions experience better for Georgia students and parents.”


Kennesaw State University is a comprehensive‚ residential institution with a growing student population of 18‚000 from 129 countries. The third largest university in the state‚ and a member of the 34−institution 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