Kennesaw State’s College of Continuing and Professional Education Honors Harp
Kennesaw State University President Daniel S. Papp (right) and the Board of Trustees honored…
Georgia (Nov 21, 2011) — Kennesaw State University President Daniel S. Papp (right) and the Board of Trustees honored Richard J. “Dick” Harp with the Chairman’s Award for his outstanding service to Kennesaw State’s College of Continuing and Professional Education. Harp has raised $4.2 million for the college with the majority of these gifts earmarked for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute to support a program for students 55 and older. A reception and dinner honoring Harp was held at the Marietta Country Club in Kennesaw.
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.