KSU President Daniel S. Papp to deliver “State of the University” address April 1

Papp to discuss the university’s achievements and challenges at third annual address

Georgia (Mar 23, 2009) — KSU President Daniel S. Papp to deliver “State of the University” address April 1

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KSU President Daniel S. Papp to deliver “State of the University” address on April 1
Papp to discuss the university’s achievements and challenges at third annual address

KENNESAW‚ Ga. (March 20‚ 2009)
— Kennesaw State University President Daniel S. Papp will deliver his third annual “State of the University” address twice on Wednesday‚ April 1. He will initially deliver the address at 9 a.m.‚ then again at 2 p.m.

Who:
President Papp has served as president of Georgia’s third−largest university since July 1‚ 2006. He joined KSU after serving as senior vice chancellor of academics and fiscal affairs for the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia for six years.

What:
In his third State of the University address since being named president of KSU‚ Papp will discuss the university’s accomplishments of the past year‚ as well as the challenges it faces in the current economic environment. He also will outline where Kennesaw State is headed in the years to come. Faculty‚ staff‚ students and the public are invited to attend either of the two addresses. Media are welcome to cover the event.

When and Where:
Wednesday‚ April 1 at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. The two times have been scheduled to accommodate faculty and staff schedules.

Both sessions will take place at the Dr. Bobbie Bailey & Family Performance Center at Kennesaw State University‚ 1000 Chastain Rd.‚ Kennesaw‚ Ga. 30144.

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Kennesaw State University is the third−largest university in Georgia‚ offering more than 65 graduate and undergraduate degrees‚ including new doctorates in education and business. A member of the 35−unit University System of Georgia‚ Kennesaw State is a comprehensive‚ residential institution with a growing student population of more than 21‚000 from 142 countries.



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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