USG chancellor and HM Consul General - British Consulate among KSU commencement speakers


More than 2,000 students to graduate next week KENNESAW, Ga. (May 3, 2010) —  Kennesaw…

Georgia (May 3, 2010)More than 2,000 students to graduate next week

KENNESAW, Ga. (May 3, 2010) —  Kennesaw State University will celebrate spring commencement next week, graduating 2,023 students in five ceremonies. University System of Georgia Chancellor Erroll B. Davis Jr. and Her Majesty’s Consul General Annabelle Malins will be among the dignitaries feting the new graduates.
Commencement speakers are:
  • C. Michael Cassidy, president and CEO, Georgia Research Alliance

             Graduate College

             Tuesday, May 11, 7 p.m.


  • Lee Rhyant, executive vice president, Lockheed, Georgia

             WellStar College of Health & Human Services, College of Science & Math

             Wednesday, May 12, 10 a.m.


  • Susan V. Booth, artistic director, Alliance Theatre

             College of the Arts, Bagwell College of Education, University College

             Wednesday May 12, 3 p.m.


  • Erroll B. Davis Jr., chancellor, University System of Georgia

             Coles College of Business

             Thursday, May 13, 10 a.m. 


  • Annabelle Malins, HM Consul General – British Consulate, Atlanta

             College of Humanities & Social Sciences

             Thursday, May 13, 3 p.m.


The Convocation Center on the KSU campus, 1000 Chastain Rd., Kennesaw, Ga.
Kennesaw State University is the third-largest university in Georgia, offering more than 70 graduate and undergraduate degrees, including doctorates in education, business and nursing and a new Ph.D. in international conflict management. 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 22,300 from 142 countries.
Contact: Jennifer Hafer 770/423-6711


A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its nearly 43,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the country and the world. 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. For more information, visit