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  • Sam Olens

    Kennesaw State University President Sam Olens Announces Plans to Step Down

    December 14, 2017

    Today, Kennesaw State University (KSU) President Sam Olens has announced he will step down as president effective Feb. 15, 2018. Olens has served as president since Nov. 1, 2016.

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  • Kennesaw State University

    Kennesaw State scores at top in U.S. curriculum study for seventh consecutive year

    November 10, 2017

    Kennesaw State University is among a select group of 24 colleges and universities that scored an “A” for its high-quality core curriculum in a nationwide study on the state of general education released this week by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA).

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  • Kennesaw State to officially install Sam Olens as fourth president

    Kennesaw State to officially install Sam Olens as fourth president

    October 10, 2017

    Samuel S. Olens will be formally vested as the fourth president of Kennesaw State University on October 19. The Campus community is invited to the Investiture Ceremony at the Convocation Center followed by an Investiture Celebration on the Campus Green.

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  • Alex McGee

    Kennesaw State University names chief of staff

    October 09, 2017

    Kennesaw State University has appointed public policy executive Alex McGee as vice president for external affairs and chief of staff, effective October 9.

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  • Construction management department raises $140,000 for scholarships, facility improvements

    Construction management department raises $140,000 for scholarships, facility improvements

    September 28, 2017

    An annual fundraiser held to support Kennesaw State University’s construction management department reached new heights this year by collecting more than $140,000 for scholarships and the development of teaching facilities. The 16th Annual Industry Advisory Board Fundraiser Gala, held last week at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, drew more than 50 sponsorships from individuals and organizations.

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  • Graduates

    Strong return on investment for Kennesaw State graduates

    September 15, 2017

    Kennesaw State University graduates earn higher salaries in their chosen career fields than those from the majority of Georgia’s colleges and universities, according to this year’s rankings by salary information company PayScale. Kennesaw State ranked fifth out of 41 public and private institutions in Georgia in PayScale’s 2017 College Salary Report.

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  • Faculty and staff awards

    Kennesaw State honors outstanding faculty, staff

    August 11, 2017

    Kennesaw State University President Sam Olens recognized more than three dozen individuals Thursday during Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony at which the Kennesaw State University Foundation awarded more than $141,000.

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  • Commencement

    Summer Commencement ceremonies to be held at Kennesaw State Campus on July 28

    July 18, 2017

    The Honorable LaDoris “Dot” Harris, the former director of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity at the U.S. Department of Energy and a Southern Polytechnic State University alumna, will address more than 2,000 graduates at Kennesaw State University’s summer Commencement, beginning Friday, July 28, at 10 a.m. Other speakers include Teresa M. Joyce, professor emeritus of management, and Mark R. Anderson, the dean of the College of Science and Mathematics. Kennesaw State President Samuel S. Olens will preside over the three graduation ceremonies in the KSU Convocation Center on the Kennesaw Campus.

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  • Commencement

    More than 3,200 graduate during Commencement ceremonies

    May 02, 2017

    More than 3,200 students will graduate during Kennesaw State University’s spring Commencement. Among the speakers who will deliver addresses are the first black female Air Force general, an internationally recognized entrepreneur, and a high school dropout who became a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army and will graduate from medical school this month. Kennesaw State President Samuel S. Olens will preside over the five graduation ceremonies in the KSU Convocation Center on the Kennesaw Campus, beginning Tuesday, May 9, at 10 a.m.

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  • Kennesaw State

    Board of Regents sets Kennesaw State's tuition increase at 2 percent for 2017-18

    April 18, 2017

    Tuition for Kennesaw State University students will increase by only 2 percent for the 2017-2018 academic year based on a vote by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia (USG) at its monthly meeting today. The increase impacts all 28 colleges and universities within the USG.

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