President of Kennesaw State University names faculty executive assistant

KENNESAW‚ Ga. (Oct. 30‚ 2006) — Kennesaw State University President Daniel S. Papp has selected…

Georgia (Oct 30, 2006) — President of Kennesaw State University names faculty executive assistant

Christina Hogan

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

KENNESAW‚ Ga. (Oct. 30‚ 2006) — Kennesaw State University President Daniel S. Papp has selected Sarah R. Robbins to serve the cabinet role of faculty executive assistant to the president.

Robbins is a professor of English and English education and director of the Kennesaw Mountain Writing Project. In May‚ she received a Governor’s Humanities Medal for directing a project funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities called “Keeping and Creating American Communities.”

“Dr. Robbins brings to this position not only her fine credentials and excellent skills but the respect of her peers‚” Papp said.

In her role as faculty executive assistant‚ Robbins will assume a wide variety of responsibilities to include assisting the president and the provost in maintaining effective working relationships and communications with faculty‚ staff and students. She will begin her new duties in January.

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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 38,000 students. With 13 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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