Show simple item record

dc.contributor.authorScott, Thomas Allan (1943- )
dc.contributor.authorStevens, Mark K.
dc.contributor.otherRossbacher, Lisa A.
dc.coverage.spatialMarietta, Georgia
dc.coverage.spatialCobb County
dc.date.accessioned2015-11-03T15:51:41Z
dc.date.available2015-11-03T15:51:41Z
dc.date.issued2014-04-18
dc.identifierks-45-05-001-09001en_US
dc.identifier.citationInterview with SPSU President Lisa A. Rossbacher, 2014-04-18, Southern Polytechnic State University oral history series, Kennesaw State University Oral History Project, 1973-, KSU/45/05/001, Kennesaw State University Archives.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11360/1792
dc.description<p>Dr. Lisa A. Rossbacher was the President of Southern Polytechnic State University from 1998 to 2014. Receiving a Ph.D. in Geological and Geophysical Sciences from Princeton University in 1983, Dr. Rossbacher began her academic career at California State Polytechnic University at Pomona. She served as the Dean of the College and Dean of the Faculty at her alma mater, Dickinson College, from 1995 to 1998. In 1998, Dr. Rossbacher was the first female geologist to serve as the president of a North American university.</p> <p>During her term as President of Southern Polytechnic State University, Dr. Rossbacher developed a number of engineering programs that complemented the institution's focus on Engineering Technology. As the curriculum expanded, enrollment grew by 78 percent between 1998 and 2013. Square footage of campus buildings almost doubled. Southern Polytechnic State University was also know for its diversity and was a national leader in the number of African American students receiving bachelor's degrees in Engineering Technology. In 2014, Dr. Rossbacher became the President of Humboldt State University in California.</p>en_US
dc.formatapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherKennesaw State University Archivesen_US
dc.relation.ispartof<a href="http://archivesspace.kennesaw.edu/repositories/4/resources/195" target="_blank">Kennesaw State University Oral History Project, 1973-</a>
dc.rightsThe digital reproductions on this site are provided for research consultation and scholarly purposes only. To request permission to publish, reproduce, publicly display, broadcast, or distribute this material in any format outside of fair use please contact the Kennesaw State University Archives.
dc.subjectRossbacher, Lisa A.en_US
dc.subjectSouthern Polytechnic State University -- History.en_US
dc.subjectSouthern Polytechnic State University -- Presidents.en_US
dc.subjectKennesaw State University -- History.en_US
dc.subjectCollege presidents -- Georgia -- Cobb County.en_US
dc.subjectUniversities and colleges -- Mergers -- Georgia -- Cobb County.en_US
dc.subjectOral histories.en_US
dc.subjectTranscripts.en_US
dc.titleInterview with SPSU President Lisa A. Rossbacheren_US
dc.typeText


Files in this item

Thumbnail

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record