Kennesaw State University to formally announce the launch of football


Press conference scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 at 4 p.m.

KENNESAW, Ga. (Feb. 13, 2013) — Kennesaw State University has been approved to start a football program and additional Title IX sports, now that the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia has signed off on the University’s feasibility and business plan.

The approval was secured today at the Board of Regents’ February meeting. A press conference will be held tomorrow, at Kennesaw State, to discuss the details of the long-awaited announcement.

WHAT: Today’s approval by the Board of Regent’s completed the final step in a six-year process of studies, student voting and fundraising aimed at bringing NCAA Division I football to the state’s third-largest university.

Daniel S. Papp, President, Kennesaw State University
Vaughn Williams, Director of Athletics, Kennesaw State University
Vince Dooley, Legendary UGA Football Coach and Chair, Football Exploratory Committee, Kennesaw State University

WHEN: 4:00 p.m.,Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013.

KSU Convocation Center
Kennesaw State University
1000 Chastain Rd, Kennesaw, GA, 30144

Media parking is available on the 4TH level of the East Parking Deck next to KSU Convocation Center
TV trucks and live radio remotes park in lot behind KSU Convocation Center
Media entrance is located at the southeast corner of the KSU Convocation Center
For directions and a campus map, please visit:

MEDIA REPRESENTATIVES: To RSVP, please contact Al Barba at 770-794-7837

Kennesaw State University is the third-largest university in Georgia, offering more than 70 graduate and undergraduate degrees, including doctorates in education, business and nursing and a new Ph.D. in international conflict management. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a comprehensive, residential institution with a growing student population of more than 24,600 from 130 countries.


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Kennesaw State University to formally announce the launch of football


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