50 Years of Excellence

50 Years of Excellence

Georgia (Sep 16, 2013) — On Oct. 9, 1963, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia chartered Kennesaw Junior College. Today, 50 years later, the institution has evolved from a small junior college to its current status as Georgia’s third-largest university. This issue of Kenensaw State University Magazine features a special section commemorating the University's 50th anniversary.

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A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-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 126 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. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu