Some Kennesaw State faculty members were vocal in opposition to the hiring of Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens as school president a week ago, but many of those professors refused to comment or didn’t return calls this week.

Olens, who was the only candidate for the job, will start work Nov. 1. Faculty and students protested online and in person at the Board of Regents meeting where Olens was selected.

Opposition to his hiring came from many quarters. Students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered were upset at his opposition to LBGT issues while he was attorney general. 

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