KENNESAW, Ga. |
Nov 2, 2022
Kennesaw Condition University President Kathy Schwaig has named James Sabourin to the newly developed place of vice president of promoting and communications, efficient Jan. 3. He will report straight to Schwaig and provide as a member of the president’s cupboard.
Sabourin arrives to Kennesaw Point out with more than 30 yrs of knowledge in the company and larger education and learning sectors.
Most recently, he served as vice president for communications and college relations at Louisiana Point out College (LSU), where by he oversaw advertising and communications for a person of the nation’s greatest general public study universities.
“I am happy to welcome Jim Sabourin to Kennesaw Point out,” reported Schwaig. “Jim is a verified leader with in depth marketing and advertising and communications practical experience in equally corporate and higher training. His special standpoint will deliver crucial contributions to help and reinforce KSU’s popularity. I look ahead to operating with him to go on to elevate the profile of this impressive College.”
Prior to LSU, Sabourin served as vice president for corporate communications for Unum, a worldwide Fortune 250 money expert services provider dependent in Chattanooga, Tenn. He was promoted to senior vice president, main communications officer in 2014, overseeing communications for the U.S.-centered firm and its European subsidiaries.
From 2000 to 2003, he was the vice president for Arizona-primarily based The us West Airlines
and led the reaction to various higher-profile incidents, which includes overseeing communications
in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist assaults.
“I appear forward to joining the leadership workforce at Kennesaw Point out and to encouraging carry out President Schwaig’s vision and strategic plan,” reported Sabourin. “The College has an incredible tale to tell and is positioned for ongoing success, I am psyched about the possibilities.”
Sabourin is a member of the Conference Board Council on Communications Technique, Affiliation
of General public and Land-grant Universities Council on Strategic Communications, Discussion board Group,
Concerns Management Council and General public Relations Modern society of America (PRSA), where he
is a previous nationwide chairman of the Corporate Communications section.
He attained a Bachelor of Science in communications and journalism from Florida Point out
University and is accredited in public relations by PRSA.
A chief in progressive educating and discovering, Kennesaw State College gives undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its extra than 43,000 college students. Kennesaw Condition is a member of the University Procedure of Georgia with 11 tutorial colleges. The university’s lively campus lifestyle, various inhabitants, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw pupils from throughout the place and the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral study establishment (R2), inserting it amongst an elite group of only 7 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 standing. For additional information and facts, check out kennesaw.edu.