Kennesaw State president conducts her first Commencement
Three ceremonies set for July 26
KENNESAW, Ga. (Jul 19, 2018) — Kennesaw State University President Pamela Whitten’s first official act as president will be to preside over Kennesaw State’s summer Commencement ceremonies. About 1,300 students will graduate during three ceremonies in the KSU Convocation Center on the Kennesaw Campus, beginning Thursday, July 26, at 10 a.m.
Whitten, who assumed her role at Kennesaw State on July 16, is the University’s fifth president. Most recently, she served as provost at the University of Georgia where she oversaw instruction, research, public service and outreach, student affairs and information technology across 17 schools and colleges.
JULY 26, COMMENCEMENT SCHEDULE
10 a.m. – College of Architecture and Construction Management, Coles College of Business, College of Computing and Software Engineering, Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology, and WellStar College of Health and Human Services
3 p.m. – College of the Arts, Bagwell College of Education, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Science and Mathematics, and University College
7 p.m. – Graduate College
Kennesaw State University Convocation Center, 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, Ga. 30144
For more information, please go to http://www.kennesaw.edu/commencement/.
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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.