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1.3.  Kennesaw State University’s Administrative Officers & Organization

President
The President is the chief executive officer of the university and in that capacity is responsible for all aspects of the institution’s operations and affairs. Appointed annually by the Board of Regents, the President reports to the Executive Vice Chancellor/Chief Academic Officer of the University System of Georgia and recommends to the Board of Regents, through the Chancellor’s Office, all institutional matters requiring Regents’ approval. The website address for the President’s Office is http://www.kennesaw.edu/president/.

President's Cabinet
The President’s cabinet meets regularly to review and discuss matters of institutional planning and operations, coordination and priority, and serves as the principal advisory body to the President. The cabinet membership is as follows:

The Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, who serves as the chief academic officer of the university, represents the President when called upon and performs other duties as assigned by the President. In the absence of the President, the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs acts as chief executive officer of the university.

The Vice President for Operations oversees the fiscal, business, human relations, technology, and campus safety functions of the university.    

The Vice President for Student Affairs is the chief student services officer and is responsible for a variety of programs, services, and activities that enhance student success, including student life and development, residential life, career services, sports and recreation, and counseling and psychological services.

The Vice President for University Advancement and Development is the university’s chief advancement and fund-raising officer and is responsible for managing, coordinating, and integrating the university’s fundraising and capital development projects with the Kennesaw State University Foundation.

The University General Counsel and Special Assistant to the President for Legal Affairs is responsible for providing legal counsel and advice to the President, the leadership team, and the campus community, and for assuring that equal employment opportunities exist and are understood throughout the campus community.

The Vice President for Strategic Communications and Marketing is responsible for coordinating, directing, and implementing the university’s community relations, public relations, and marketing programs while promoting the university’s brand identity and providing support to the campus. 

Vice President for Economic Development and Community Engagement is the University’s chief officer focused on deploying resources to aid economic development and expand relationships with off-campus communities as well as helping to generate new opportunities for the University’s research centers and institutes.

The Faculty Executive Assistant to the President provides executive support to the President by acting as a key Presidential liaison to a wide variety of constituents both within and outside the university, by providing feedback and advice to the President on a wide variety of issues, and by undertaking special projects as assigned by the President.

The Athletics Director is responsible for the development and implementation of the university’s intercollegiate athletics program.  As an NCAA Division I school the director is responsible for ensuring that all athletic teams train and compete and adhere to the governance and compliance guidelines established by the NCAA and the State University System. 

The Chief Diversity Officer is charged with overseeing the work of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion in its mission to create a welcoming, inclusive, and equitable learning and work community at KSU.  To that end the office uses climate assessment, action planning, academic support services, and curricular and co-curricular programming that is aligned with the university’s strategic plan.   

The Executive Administrator to the President and Chief of Protocol manages and coordinates the administrative affairs of the office of the President and the office of University Events, serves as liaison to campus staff.  As Chief of Protocol, this office acts as a campus resource for all forms of protocol relating to business and higher education, as well as government, military and international protocol.   

The Special Assistant for Consolidation is responsible for assisting the President and the Cabinet in implementing those changes associated with the recent consolidation of Kennesaw State with its sister-institution Southern Polytechnic State University.  The assistant also serves as a liaison to the President and Cabinet on behalf of the Marietta campus. 

Office of Diversity and Inclusion

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion, headed by the Chief Diversity Officer, works with faculty, staff, and students to initiate and enhance opportunities to achieve understanding and excellence through assessment, planning, programming, and support. The Office assists in efforts to improve campus climate and strengthen community engagement. The website address for the Office of Diversity and Inclusion is http://www.kennesaw.edu/diversity/index.php.

Other Reports to the President

Three other administrative units in addition to those represented on the cabinet report directly to the President:

Internal Auditor
The internal auditor is responsible for performing internal audits of financial and operational practices of the university.

Office of Institutional Accreditation
This department handles requests for all event and related service logistics at KSU. Academic course scheduling is handled through the Registrar’s office; but all space requests for meetings, events, or conferences are facilitated through University Events. You must request space for your event. University Events coordinates vital campus support resources like Plant Operations, Catering, and Public Safety to ensure that your event is a success. Through the use of a comprehensive scheduling tool, space requests are processed to facilitate the best utilization of all campus space in conjunction with efficient use of resources and staffing. This streamlined process enables consistent communications and integration for Master Calendar utilization. The website address for University Events is http://www.kennesaw.edu/events/.

University Events 
This department handles requests for all event and related service logistics at KSU. Academic course scheduling is handled through the Registrar’s office; but all space requests for meetings, events, or conferences are facilitated through University Events. You must request space for your event. University Events coordinates vital campus support resources like Plant Operations, Catering, and Public Safety to ensure that your event is a success. Through the use of a comprehensive scheduling tool, space requests are processed to facilitate the best utilization of all campus space in conjunction with efficient use of resources and staffing. This streamlined process enables consistent communications and integration for Master Calendar utilization. The website address for University Events is http://www.kennesaw.edu/events.

Administrative Divisions
In addition to the Office of the President, there are six major administrative divisions of the university; 1) the Academic Division, 2) the University Operations Division, including business services and information technology, 3) the Division of Student Success, 4) the University Advancement Division, 5) the Division of External Affairs, and 6) the Division of Legal Affairs.

Academic Divison
The Academic Division, headed by the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, is the largest and most complex of the university’s divisions. Over two-thirds of the university’s annual operating budget is committed to the teaching, research, public service, enrollment services, and academic support functions of this division. Because of its large size and complexity, the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs is aided by a Senior Vice Provost, three associate Vice Presidents, and a Vice Provost for Global Engagement and Strategic Initiatives. The academic departments and offices are divided into colleges and academic support divisions, each of which is headed by an academic dean, aided by one or more associate deans and/or assistant deans. Each academic department is headed by an academic department chair and may be aided by an assistant department chair.   The website address for Academic Affairs is http://www.kennesaw.edu/academicaffairs.

The remaining administrative departments and offices are divided among the other three vice presidents and the President, forming the other major administrative divisions of the university.  Like the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the other three vice presidents have regular meetings with their department heads to facilitate planning, coordination, organizational development, and continuous improvement.

College of Continuing and Professional Education
The College of Continuing and Professional Education at Kennesaw State University is one of the largest continuing education programs in the country. Offering more than 2,700 non-degree professional development and personal enrichment classes and serving more than 22,000 registrants annually, the program offers a unique opportunity to acquire new skills or enhance existing ones in a multitude of different areas.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are assigned to all professional development programs with one CEU awarded for 10 contact hours of participation. Many courses also award PLUs for teacher recertification. Transcripts of earned CEUs are available upon request. KSU employees may enroll in Continuing and Professional Education programs at a discounted cost on a space-available basis (with some exceptions).  The website for the College of Continuing and Professional Education is http://ccpe.kennesaw.edu.

Siegel Institute for Leadership, Ethics, and Character
The Siegel Institute for Leadership, Ethics, and Character seeks to encourage and promote ethical conduct, decision making, and leadership for the common good.  The Institute’s mission is to promote study, research, reflection, and understanding of ethics and leadership through research and experiential opportunities as well as excellence in scholarship and teaching for members of KSU and the wider community. The Siegel Institute creates partnerships that will enable the Institute to work with universities, businesses, non-profits, and community organizations committed to the goal of enhancing ethical conduct and leadership.

Follow the work of the Institute on  http://www.kennesaw.edu/siegelinstitute, LinkedIn:  http://lnkd.in/Xd4ztm, Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Siegel-Institute-for-Leadership-Ethics-and-Character/406433209405964?fref=ts, and/or Twitter:  https://twitter.com/SiegelKSU.

A.L. Burruss Institute of Public Service and Research
With a dedicated, professional staff and faculty, the Burruss Institute is known for providing a wide range of research support and technical assistance across a broad range of policy areas to nonprofit organizations and governmental entities at various levels. The Institute's services include survey research (telephone, online, mail), focus groups and facilitation of group meetings, program evaluation, long-range planning, and GIS mapping.  In order to address the various research needs of clients, the Institute often contracts with KSU faculty members to connect their expertise with the needs of our clients. The website address for the Burruss Institute is: www.burruss.kennesaw.edu.

Sustainability
KSU is committed to promoting sustainability education and managing resources responsibly on our campuses and in our community.  New buildings are designed to LEED certification standards on our campuses. We are signatories to the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment and are a member of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.  Furthermore, we have been listed among Princeton Review’s “Green Campuses”.  For further information, visit the Sustainability website at: http://www.kennesaw.edu/sustainability/"

University Operations Division
The Vice President for Operations and Chief Information Officer/Chief Business Officer provides leadership for the non-academic operations of the University. The website address for the Office of the Vice President for Operations is http://www.kennesaw.edu/ovpo/.

The university’s operations division includes the following offices:

Strategic Security and Safety and Enterprise Risk Management
The Office of Strategic Security and Safety and Enterprise Risk Management (SSS/ERM) was created to evaluate campus security, safety, and emergency response practices; identify areas needing improvement, and implement a multi-layered system of emergency mitigation processes to include notification and response measures. This office is responsible for the management, provisioning, and training of KSU’s volunteer Crisis Management Team; coordinating regularly-scheduled, comprehensive emergency drills, and facilitating emergency-preparedness collaboration between campus, local, and state law enforcement agencies. The office is also responsible for administering the university’s insurance policies while managing loss exposure, safety and risk. The website address for the Office of Strategic Security Safety and Enterprise Risk Management is http://www.kennesaw.edu/sss/.

Enterprise Information Management
Enterprise Information Management (EIM) facilitates the continuous improvement of KSU’s enterprise-wide data management, data quality, and data warehousing efforts as well as information reporting and analytics for decision-making support, strategic planning, and organizational effectiveness at the institutional and unit levels.  The website address for Enterprise Information Management is https://vic.kennesaw.edu.

Information Systems
University Information Technology Services (UITS) and the departments of Enterprise Systems and Services (ESS), Advanced Computing Services (ACS), and the Audio Video Services Group (AVS) work closely with faculty, staff, and students to help strike a balance between keeping up with ever-changing technology and ensuring that all services provided to campus operate predictably.

University Information Technology Services is responsible for the infrastructure of all computing and telecommunication resources on campus. Information Technology Services provides infrastructure practices spanning the entire range of administrative and academic computing. See section 4.4 (Services and Facilities - Information Technology Services) for specific services offered. The website address for Information Technology Services is http://uits.kennesaw.edu/.

The Office of Enterprise Systems and Services provides computer-related services that support the functions of the administrative and academic departments on campus. These services include software development, implementation, revision, training and troubleshooting. The services also include the purchase, implementation and maintenance of the server hardware required for the software to function in a timely, responsive manner. The website address for Enterprise Systems and Services is http://www.kennesaw.edu/ess/.

The Advanced Computing Services Group supports online learning systems for Kennesaw State University, including web-based course support; video servers, and systems for providing live and recorded classes via the Internet. The website address for Advanced Computing Services is https://web.kennesaw.edu/acs/.

Classroom Technologies, Events, and Communications Infrastructure
Classroom Technologies, Events, and Communications Infrastructure’s (CTECI) goal is to design, supply, install and support all hardware and peripherals required to provide a personalized, innovative and effective solution to Classrooms, Conference rooms, Meeting Rooms, and Lecture Theaters across campus. Our AV Integration team combines the latest available technology with the highest quality installation processes, service and maintenance. Our Communications Infrastructure team has expertise in all phases of cable design, installation, maintenance and diagnostics for data, voice and video communications networks. Their website is: http://uits.kennesaw.edu/about/cteci.php

Museums, Archives & Rare Books
The mission of the Department of Museums, Archives & Rare Books (MARB) at Kennesaw State University is to provide good stewardship for and access to KSU's collections. MARB is comprised of five units, each with a specific focus that supports the overall mission of KSU.

The Museum of History and Holocaust Education (MHHE) presents exhibits, public programs, and educational resources focused on World War II and the Holocaust in an effort to promote education and dialogue about the past and its significance today. The website address for MHHE is http://historymuseum.kennesaw.edu.

In keeping with KSU’s mission of teaching, research, and service, the Bernard A. Zuckerman Museum of Art (ZMA) seeks to exhibit, collect, preserve, and interpret significant works of art. Through dynamic programming, we encourage the exchange of ideas that inspire, educate, and foster an appreciation of the visual arts in our community and the region. The website address for ZMA is http://zuckerman.kennesaw.edu.

The KSU Archives preserves the historical memory of Kennesaw State University and serves the research interests of KSU students, faculty, staff and the public. Holdings include university records, oral histories, images and audiovisual recordings, publications and digital collections, and Northwest Georgia history. The website address for Archives is http://archives.kennesaw.edu.

The Bentley Rare Book Gallery preserves and develops collections of rare, unique, and historic books and manuscripts in order to engage and educate the University and community in the history of the book. One of three museum-grade rare book libraries in Georgia, the Bentley Gallery hosts researchers and offers tours, classes and seminars for the KSU community and the general public. The website address for the Rare Book Gallery is http://rarebooks.kennesaw.edu.

Records Management oversees records management vendors and assists and provides training for faculty and staff on managing paper and electronic records according to best practices and the Board of Regents Records Retention Guidelines. The website address for Records Management is http://recordsmanagement.kennesaw.edu.

Human Resources Services
The Office of Human Resources is responsible for personnel services and human resource development. The office administers all university payroll and personnel functions, as well as the recruitment and hiring of non-faculty personnel. More specific services provided include employee in-processing, maintaining personnel records, and administering employee group benefits. The department also serves as a central location for employees to initiate changes to the university’s payroll/personnel/benefit database. The website address for Human Resources Services is https://web.kennesaw.edu/hr/.

Facilities Services
The Office of Facilities Services includes Planning & Design Services, Facilities Operations, and Environmental Health and Safety.  The facilities departments are responsible for maintaining the buildings, grounds, vehicles, and equipment of the University; providing support services for campus operation; providing design and coordination of new campus construction and renovations, and the oversight of the campus master plan. The website address for Facilities Services is http://www.kennesaw.edu/business/fac_main.htm.

Library Services
The Kennesaw State University Library System is comprised of the Johnson Library on the Marietta Campus and the Sturgis Library on the Kennesaw Campus. The mission of the Kennesaw State University Library System is to provide excellent services and resources that directly support the University’s efforts to become a world-class comprehensive university.  Essential to achieving this mission is a Library System that selects, organizes, presents, and preserves resources for the KSU community of faculty, students, and scholars.

The Horace W. Sturgis Library on the Kennesaw campus provides support for undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the arts, business, education, health professions, human services, humanities, social sciences, sciences, and mathematics. Primary service areas are: access and reserves; collection development; library instruction programs; research and consulting assistance; institutional repository and copyright services; interlibrary loan and GIL Express; Government Document Repository; digital publishing and journal hosting; and research and consulting services.

The L. V. Johnson Library on the Marietta campus provides support for undergraduate and graduate degree programs in architecture, construction management, computer science, engineering, and engineering technology. All of the services available at the Kennesaw campus will be made available at the Marietta campus. 

KSU Sports and Recreation Park
The KSU Sports and Recreation Park is a state of the art sports and entertainment venue that serves the university and Metropolitan Atlanta area. The facility contains a training facility; an 8,300-seat stadium with lighted synthetic fields; a nine-acre lake; three additional synthetic fields and one natural turf field; a 400 meter track and four volleyball courts. The website address for the KSU Sports and Recreation Park is http://www.kennesaw.edu/sportspark/

Office of the Associate Vice President for Operations
The Office of the Associate Vice President for Operations (OAVPO) is responsible for the administration and maintenance of the fiscal affairs of the campus. The OAVPO includes Auxiliary Services and Programs (ASaP), Environmental Health and Safety (EHS), the Office of Budget & Planning (OBP), the Office of Finance & Accounting (OFA), the Office of Procurement & Contracting (OPC), and the Project Management Office (PMO). The OAVPO is heavily involved in all aspects of the institution’s operations. The website address for the OAVPO is https://www.kennesaw.edu/oavpo/.

The Office of Environmental Health & Safety ensures that Kennesaw State University complies with local, state, and federal regulations in the areas of worker safety and the protection of the environment while overseeing risk management, training, and proper hazardous waste disposal for the campus. This department provides specific training in hazard recognition and accident prevention to the staff and faculty. The department helps to ensure safe working environments by conducting routine audits to identify and correct hazardous situations and activities at Kennesaw State University. The department provides technical assistance to university employees in the area of the protection of the environment and health and safety. The website address for Environmental Health and Safety is http://www.kennesaw.edu/ehs.

Public Safety
The Department of Public Safety is responsible for a wide range of services to the campus community. On hand with certified police officers 24 hours per day, the department is ready to answer calls relating to anything from law enforcement and medical emergencies to more routine matters such as traffic safety, escorts, and after-hours building access. In addition, the department has certified emergency medical technicians or first responders on duty to handle any illnesses and accidents that occur on campus. The website address for Public Safety is http://www.kennesaw.edu/police/.

Division of Student Affairs
The Division of Student Affairs offers a variety of programs, services and activities that assist and enhance student success. The areas included in this division are the Dean of Students, Advancement, Career Services Center, Sports and Recreation, Residence Life, Student Involvement, Student Development, Student Success Services, Global Learning Scholarship, Center for Student Leadership, Student Conduct and Academic Integrity, and Planning and Assessment. The website address for the Division of Student Affairs is http://www.kennesaw.edu/studentaffairs/

Office of the Dean of Students
The Dean of Students is a key advocate and resource for students who need assistance resolving a challenge or seeking guidance on a variety of matters related to their student success. The formal roles of the Office of the Dean of Students include oversight for the Student Handbook, student conduct and academic integrity, problem resolution, behavioral and crisis response, administrative emergency withdrawals, policy review and compliance, voter registration and education, emergency retention scholarship, and student advocacy and support. The Dean of Students chairs the university Behavioral Response Team, chairs the Homecoming Strategic Planning Committee, co-chairs the Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug (ATOD) Education and Prevention Coalition, oversees the Who’s Who Among Students in American University and Colleges selection process, and serves as advisor and parliamentarian for the Student Activities and Budget Advisory Committee (SABAC).  The Dean of Students is also an integral member of numerous university-wide initiatives and collaborations, including AASCU’s American Democracy Project (ADP), NASPA’s Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement (CLDE) initiative, and co-liaison for the Gardner Institution Foundations of Excellence in the First Year Experience study. For more information visit www.kennesaw.edu/deanofstudents.

Student Success Services (formerly CAPS)
Student Success Services offers a number of student developmental programs and services designed to enhance students’ personal, educational, and professional success. Their objective is to assist students in the process of adapting to the university.  The website address for Student Success Services is http://www.kennesaw.edu/studentsuccessservices/.

Career Services Center
The Career Services Center offers experiential learning (co-op/internships), career development and employment opportunities for both KSU students and alumni. The office serves as the liaison between the students and the employment community. The website address for Career Services is https://careerctr.kennesaw.edu/.

Student Conduct and Academic Integrity (SCAI)
This office has oversight of the Student Code of Conduct. The website address for the Office of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity is http://www.kennesaw.edu/scai.

Student Involvement
The Student Involvement’s staff includes coordinators in the following areas: student activities, registered student organizations, student publications, and business operations. All student organizations fall under the supervision of the Student Involvement staff. The website address for the Department of Student Involvement is http://www.kennesaw.edu/student_life/.

Center for Student Leadership (CSL)
The Center for Student Leadership (CSL) focuses on providing students with the resources, training, and programs that enhance their leadership skills and abilities. The CSL sponsors the LINK programs (Emerge, Ascend & Leads), the Presidential Emerging Global Scholars program, the Northwest Crescent Leadership program, and the Center for Student Leadership Fellow program. The website address for the Center for Student Leadership is http://www.kennesaw.edu/csl/.

Student Development
Student Development provides programs, services and activities to retain specific student populations. The department’s oversight includes underrepresented,    international, disabled, GLBTIQ, adult students, and student community service. The website address for Student Development is http://www.kennesaw.edu/stu_dev/.

Housing and Residence Life
The Department of Housing and Residence Life coordinates all programming for students living in on-campus housing. The website address for Residence Life is http://www.kennesaw.edu/housing/.

Sports and Recreation
The Department of Sports and Recreation coordinates programming and services for intramural sports and recreation as well as club sports. This department also houses the Betty L. Siegel Student Recreation and Activities Center. The website address for the Department of Sports and Recreation is http://www.kennesaw.edu/sportsrec/.

Student Assessment
This department guides the planning and assessment efforts of the division in the measurement of learning beyond the classroom.  The website address for Student Assessment is http://www.kennesaw.edu/assessment/

Global Learning Scholarship
This scholarship is administered under the Office of the Vice President for Student Success through a student coordinated Global Learning fee Committee (GLFC).  KSU students who pay the mandatory fee are eligible for the scholarship when they participate in an approved education abroad program and engage in community service.  The website address for the Global Learning Scholarship is http://www.kennesaw.edu/gls/

Student Activities and Budget Advisory Committee (SABAC)
SABAC serves as an advisory committee to the Vice President for Student Success on allocation of student activity funds, on approval of applications to form new registered student organizations, and on changes to the constitutions and bylaws of existing organizations.  The website for SABAC is   http://www.kennesaw.edu/studentsuccess/sabac.shtml

University Advancement Division
The Division of Advancement, headed by the Vice President for University Advancement and Development and the executive director of the KSU foundation, is charged with advancing Kennesaw State University through strategic interface with its key constituencies. The division houses the Office of Development and the Office of Alumni Relations and Advancement Communications.   

Office of Development
The Office of Development is responsible for coordinating and conducting efforts to increase private support to advance the mission and priorities of the university. The Development Office staff works directly with the President, the vice presidents, deans, trustees and volunteers to maximize gift support for prioritized annual, major and special initiatives at both the institutional and unit levels. Fund-raising activities are carefully orchestrated by the Development Office so as to maximize support from several constituencies, including trustees, friends, alumni, faculty, staff, corporations and foundations. Faculty interested in pursuing private gift support must first secure the approval of their respective deans and the clearance of the Development Office. Monies raised are directed to the KSU Foundation or the Polytechnic Foundation of Kennesaw State University, the 501c3 organizations set up to receive and manage gifts on behalf of the university.  The website address for the Office of Development is http://www.kennesaw.edu/giving.

Office of Alumni Relations and Advancement Communications
The Office of Alumni Relations and Advancement Communications, in collaboration with the Kennesaw State University Alumni Association, delivers programs, events, benefits, services and volunteer opportunities to our ever growing constituency of Kennesaw State alumni, now more than 100,000 worldwide. It is responsible for engaging all Kennesaw State University Alumni in a mutually beneficial, lifelong connection to each other, their school, and the University, and encourage alumni support and guidance to advance Kennesaw State’s mission for future generations.  The website address for the Office of Alumni Relations is http://community.kennesaw.edu.

Office of Strategic Communications and Marketing
This office, headed by the Vice President for Strategic Communications and Marketing, directs and manages the university’s public relations, marketing and social media programs to enhance and protect the reputation of the university, and to portray an image of Kennesaw State that is consistent with its mission and strategic priorities. The office consists of three core units: marketing, creative services and strategic communications, which together work to position the University as a nationally recognized institution of higher education. The office also houses the University System of Georgia’s African-American Male Initiative (AAMI).

The Office of Strategic Communications and Marketing staff serves as the point of contact for individual colleges, departments, and administrative units to develop and implement comprehensive university marketing and advertising plans that incorporates the production of high-quality communication and marketing collaterals. The office also is responsible for ensuring compliance with the university’s Visual Identity Program.

Office staff members also serve as the primary media contacts for the President, administration, faculty and staff; and shape and disseminate University news for placement in local, regional, national and international media outlets. Staff members also serve as writers, editors, designers and photographers for the University’s website home page, and for several campus publications, including the award-winning quarterly, Kennesaw State University Magazine, and the faculty/staff newsletter, Access.

The University System of Georgia’s African-American Male Initiative (AAMI)
The Office of Strategic Communications and Marketing houses and administers the University System of Georgia’s African-American Male Initiative (AAMI). As a statewide program of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, AAMI is focused on the recruitment, retention and graduation of Black males within the state’s 30 public colleges and universities. The nationally recognized program, founded at the Board of Regents in September 2002, moved to Kennesaw State in October 2006. The University’s Vice President for Strategic Communications and Marketing provides leadership as AAMI’s founding project director, with additional leadership provided by a full-time assistant project director.

Division of Legal Affairs
The Division of Legal Affairs, headed by the University General Counsel and special assistant to the President for legal affairs, handles legal matters related to the University’s operation including providing legal guidance and support to KSU’s administration, reviewing, drafting, and negotiating contracts, and responding to open records requests and other legal claims on behalf of the University. The Division’s staff works closely with other campus units to ensure the University’s compliance with laws, policies, and procedures of Kennesaw State University and the Board of Regents. The website address for the Division of Legal Affairs is http://www.kennesaw.edu/legal/.