Welcome from Dr. Ivan Pulinkala, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

Ivan Pulinkala

Kennesaw State University is committed to transformational student engagement, academic success, and community service. We are expanding the boundaries of knowledge, possibility, and imagination, by preparing our students to be innovators, complex thinkers, and societal leaders. Our student-centered mission is rooted in applied learning and experiential disciplinary practice, and our research-driven enterprise actively contributes to the advancement of cutting-edge scholarship and creative activity regionally, nationally, and internationally.

Home to over 45,000 students, academically nurtured across 11 disciplinary colleges that offer 76 bachelor’s degrees, 45 master’s degrees and 9 doctoral degrees, KSU is a world class institution within the University System of Georgia that is regionally and nationally ranked and accredited. Our accomplished faculty bring innovative pedagogy and research with relevance to advance our mission, fueled by the impact of a highly professionalized staff and dynamic administrative leadership.

Our students thrive in 149 state-of-the-art buildings, situated across 543 acres on two metro Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. Students have opportunities to engage with more than 50 education-abroad programs and an immersive internationalization program that celebrates a chosen country on campus annually. KSU continues to advance reputationally as Georgia’s 3rd largest University. We invite you to join the KSU community, committed to engaged learning, impactful research, innovative pedagogy, and a culture of academic excellence.