The following day, Olens officially interviewed for the job, with an executive board vote expected October 12, 2016. On October 12, 2016, the University System of Georgia announced publicly that Olens was appointed to the office of President of Kennesaw State University, effective November 1, 2016. He will resign as attorney general, and his successor will be appointed by Governor Nathan Deal.On December 14, 2017, Sam Olens announced that he would be stepping down as president, effective February 18, 2018. Pamela Whitten was announced as KSU’s President on July 16, 2018. Dr. Whitten stepped down as presdient of Kennesaw State University in 2021 and accepted the position of president of Indiana State University, effective July 1, 2021.
Signs from the east parking deck lead students and visitors to the Campus Green surrounded by the towering buildings in the area which offer a unique atmosphere on this suburban campus. The Campus Green offers direct access to Kennesaw State’s James V. Carmichael Student Center. According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Kennesaw State University to be management, career development, benefits and the cons to be senior leadership, culture, compensation. The campus of kennesaw state university is big and beautiful.
38,891 students have enrolled in undergraduate programs and 4,008 students joined graduate programs. Total of 42,899 students have enrolled in Kennesaw State University where 38,891 students have enrolled in undergraduate programs and 4,008 students for graduate programs. The Administration Building once housed the administrative offices of SPSU, including admissions, student records, recruitment, public relations, and the president’s office.
The total enrollment exceeds 43,000 students making KSU the second-largest university by enrollment in Georgia while also having the largest freshman class in the state as well. The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of “normal time” to completion. Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Kennesaw State University was 80%.
Access to the arts district northwest of the Burruss Building is offered from the west exit of the Burruss Building. At Kennesaw State University, 15,280 students have enrolled exclusively in online courses and 23,580 students have enrolled in some online courses out of total 41,181 students. In undergraduate schools, 35,508 students take at least one online course and armwor in graduate schools, 3,352 students are attending some online courses. Kennesaw State University has a total enrollment of 41,181 with a gender distribution of 49.58% male and 50.42% female . There are 18,927 male and 18,463 female students in undergraduate school and 1,489 male and 2,302 female students are attending graduate school at Kennesaw State University.