Sightler Named Associate Dean for Graduate Business Programs

Kevin Sightler‚ Ph.D.‚ has been promoted to the newly−created position of Associate Dean for…

Georgia (Jun 8, 2005) — Sightler Named Associate Dean for Graduate Business Programs

Terri Thornton

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Contact: Terri Thornton‚ 404−932−4347‚ territhornton@mindspring.com

Kevin Sightler‚ Ph.D.‚ has been promoted to the newly−created position of Associate Dean for Graduate Business Programs at the Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University.

Sightler recently spearheaded the Coles College’s successful efforts to win re−accreditation for its business programs from AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

“Kevin led the AACSB International reaffirmation process for the Coles College splendidly and successfully‚” says Coles College Dean Tim Mescon. “He is well−positioned for this next management challenge.”

In his new position‚ Sightler will continue to oversee the Career Growth MBA‚ Master of Accounting‚ and WebMBA® programs for the Coles College. He will also take on additional responsibilities‚ including exploring new markets‚ and expanding thereach of the Coles College MBA programs toserve more citizensof Georgia.

He will assume the new post July 1.

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 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 kennesaw.edu

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