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

Ivan PulinkalaKennesaw 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 42,000 students, academically nurtured across 11 disciplinary colleges that offer 78 bachelor’s degrees, 48 master’s degrees and 11 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 diverse student body identifies as approximately 46% minority and has representation from 126 countries. Students have opportunities to engage with 60 education-abroad programs and an immersive internationalization program that celebrates a chosen country on campus annually. Our students thrive in 154 state-of-the-art buildings and facilities across two metro Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta, situated on just over 543 acres. KSU continues to advance reputationally as Georgia’s 2nd largest University. We invite you to join our academic community committed to engaged learning, impactful research, innovative pedagogy, and a culture of inclusive excellence.

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