Kennesaw State recognizes supporters at annual All Boards Day

In recognition of those serving on various boards at Kennesaw State University‚ approximately 250 professionals and community leaders attended the 8th annual All Boards Day program.

Georgia (Mar 30, 2007) — In recognition of those serving on various boards at Kennesaw State University‚ approximately 250 professionals and community leaders attended the 8th annual All Boards Day program.

Nearly 900 people serve on 48 university boards‚ logging hundreds of hours on projects and programs that positively impact the university.

As a growing institution with increasing influence in the regional‚ national and international arenas‚ Kennesaw State relies heavily on advisers for its eight colleges to help guide and shape programs‚ according to President Daniel S. Papp‚ who delivered the keynote address at the March 29 luncheon.

“Thank you for all you do on behalf of KSU‚” Papp said. “You provide your experience‚ your time and your service. Without those things‚ KSU could not be what it is today.”

Teresa Joyce‚ dean of the Graduate College‚ presented Richard Harp with the Board Member of the Year award for his work with Continuing Education. He is credited with single−handedly bringing in $2.55 million to that department. The KSU Foundation Board of Trustees was recognized as Board of the Year for its tireless efforts‚ such as purchasing 11 houses for institutional use‚ adding endowed scholarships annually and increasing the university’s total assets to more than $200 million.

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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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