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Press conference scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 14 at 4 p.m.   For more information click here…

Georgia (Feb 13, 2013)

Press conference scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 14 at 4 p.m.
 
For more information click here.
 
KENNESAW, Ga. (Feb. 13, 2013) — Kennesaw State University has been approved to start a football program and additional Title IX sports, now that the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia has signed off on the University’s feasibility and business plan.
 
The approval was secured today at the Board of Regents’ February meeting. A press conference will be held tomorrow, at Kennesaw State, to discuss the details of the long-awaited announcement.
 
WHAT: Today’s approval by the Board of Regent’s completed the final step in a six-year process of studies, student voting and fundraising aimed at bringing NCAA Division I football to the state’s third-largest university.  
 
WHO:            
Daniel S. Papp, President, Kennesaw State University
Vaughn Williams, Director of Athletics, Kennesaw State University
Vince Dooley, Legendary UGA Football Coach and Chair, Football Exploratory Committee, Kennesaw State University
 
WHEN:         
4:00 p.m.,Thursday, Feb. 14.
 
WHERE:       
KSU Convocation Center
Kennesaw State University
1000 Chastain Rd, Kennesaw, GA, 30144
 
PARKING:
Media parking is available on the 4TH level of the East Parking Deck next to KSU Convocation Center TV trucks and live radio remotes park in lot behind KSU Convocation Center. Media entrance is located at the southeast corner of the KSU Convocation Center.
 
For directions and a campus map, please visit: www.kennesaw.edu/alumnifriends_directions.shtml
 
MEDIA REPRESENTATIVESTo RSVP, please contact Al Barba at 770-794-7837
 
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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 University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a comprehensive, residential institution with a growing student population of more than 24,600 from 130 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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