Kennesaw State University president Pamela Whitten has named Tim Blumentritt to serve as dean of the College of Professional Education.

Kennesaw State names new dean of college of professional education

Kennesaw State University has announced Tim Blumentritt will serve as dean of the College of Professional Education.

Blumentritt, who was named interim director in April 2018, will become the permanent appointee on April 8, KSU said. 

“Dr. Blumentritt has been a tremendous contributor to Kennesaw State University,” said KSU President Pamela Whitten. “His extensive leadership and overall commitment to drive new programs and initiatives both at KSU and within the college will be invaluable in strengthening the educational needs of the region’s larger community.” 

Blumentritt previously served as KSU’s director of strategic planning. He joined the university in 2005 as an assistant professor in management. Blumentritt has also directed the school’s Master of Business Administration and President’s Emerging Global Scholars programs. 

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He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He obtained his MBA from the  University of Minnesota and his doctorate in international business from the University of South Carolina.

“I am thrilled to be part of a great team that is committed to providing an educated workforce that meets the needs of the state and region,” Blumentritt said. “Our innovative education programs have a greater ability to serve the people of Georgia in developing the skills they need for fast-growing jobs in healthcare and technology, and it is truly exciting to be part of that.”

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