President's Statement on House Bill 859 (campus carry legislation)
KENNESAW‚ Ga. (March 3, 2016) — "As president of Kennesaw State University, I…
Georgia (Mar 3, 2016) — KENNESAW‚ Ga. (March 3, 2016) — "As president of Kennesaw State University, I fully support the remarks that Chancellor Hank Huckaby delivered to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday regarding HB 859, and stand with him in strongly opposing this legislation. Prohibiting firearms on our campuses ensures safer learning and working environments for our students, faculty and staff, and mitigates the risks that firearms present for our campus police officers."
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.