SPSU - KSU Consolidation Implementation Committee appointed


ATLANTA (Nov. 21, 2013) – University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby has appointed…

Georgia (Nov 21, 2013)ATLANTA (Nov. 21, 2013) – University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby has appointed the Southern Polytechnic State University (SPSU) - Kennesaw State University (KSU) Consolidation Implementation Committee. The full committee will have its first meeting at the USG System Office within the next two weeks. As the committee begins its work, it will provide regular updates to both campus communities.

In the meantime, the best way to make recommendations or suggestions to committee members is through each institution’s online consolidation suggestion box, located respectively at http://www.spsu.edu/consolidation/suggestionbox.htm and http://www.kennesaw.edu/consolidation/suggestions.php The members of the Consolidation Implementation Committee are:

Dr. Dan Papp. President, Kennesaw State University
Dr. Lisa Rossbacher, President, Southern Polytechnic State University

SPSU Members
Ms. Jill Brady, Registrar, Office of Student and Enrollment Services

Dr. Renee Butler, Chair and Professor, Department of Systems and Mechanical Engineering
Mr. Austin Clayton, President, Student Government Association
Dr. Sam Conn, Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer

Mr. Jim Cooper, Assistant Vice President, Office of University Communications

Mr. Matt Griffin, Director of Athletics
Ms. Kasey Helton, Director, Office Of Campus Services
Ms. Quint Hill, Associate Director, Office of Human Resources

Dr. Wendy Kallina, Executive Director, Institutional Research, Planning, and Assessment

Ms. Alana Kyriakakis, University Counsel
Dr. Julie Newell, Chair and Professor, Department of Social and International Studies

Dr. Jon Preston, Coordinator, Computer Game Design & Development & Professor, Computer Science
Ms. Robin Wade, Director, Office of Budgets and Grants

KSU Members
Ms. Terri Arnold, Manager, Planning and Strategic Initiatives, Office of External Affairs

Dr. Flora Devine, University General Counsel & Special Assistant to the President for Legal Affairs

Dr. Kathryn Epps, Director and Associate Professor, School of Accountancy, Coles College of Business

Ms. Dawn Gamadanis, Director, Office of Budget and Planning

Dr. Ken Harmon, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Mr. Mike Harders, Vice President for Development and Advancement

Dr. Randy Hinds, Vice President for Operations, CIO, & CFO

Dr. Maureen McCarthy, Faculty Executive Assistant to the President and Professor, Psychology
Dr. Michael Sanseviro, Dean of Students

Mr. Randy Shelton, Executive Director, Auxiliary Programs and Services

Ms. Katherine Street, President, Student Government Association
Mr. Kim West, Associate Vice President for Enrollment Services

Mr. Vaughn Williams, Director of Athletics


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 kennesaw.edu