Memorial service for Dr. Robert A. Lipson to be held at Kennesaw State University

KENNESAW‚ Ga. (Nov. 13‚ 2006) — A public memorial service for Dr. Robert A. Lipson‚ president and…

Georgia (Nov 13, 2006) — Memorial service for Dr. Robert A. Lipson to be held at Kennesaw State University

Frances Weyand

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Contact: Frances Weyand‚ Director of University Relations‚ 770−423−6203 or fweyand@kennesaw.edu

KENNESAW‚ Ga. (Nov. 13‚ 2006) — A public memorial service for Dr. Robert A. Lipson‚ president and CEO of WellStar Health System‚ will be held today at 4 p.m. in the Convocation Center. Dr. Lipson was killed Friday night in a motorcycle accident.

Dr. Lipson was a KSU Foundation trustee and alumnus of the university's MBA program. An exhibition of his photographs recently closed at the Sturgis Library Gallery.

Reserved parking will be available in the East Parking Deck. Click here to view a campus map: http://www.kennesaw.edu/about/maps.shtml.


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Kennesaw State University is a comprehensive‚ residential institution with a growing student population approaching 20‚000 from 132 countries. The third−largest university out of 35 institutions in the University System of Georgia ‚ Kennesaw State offers more than 60 graduate and undergraduate degrees‚ including a new doctorate in education.


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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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