Kathleen T. Gosden
Executive Chief of Staff for the Office of the Executive Vice President for Research
Kathleen T. Gosden serves as the executive chief of staff for the Office of the Executive Vice President for Research (EVPR). In the role, she advises the EVPR and the Office of the EVPR on administrative and institutional matters. She develops action plans on policies and procedures, operational effectiveness, and communications on issues that advance Georgia Tech’s priorities, goals, and outcomes outlined in the Institute’s strategic plan. She collaborates with campus partners on executive initiatives, promotes research-related matters and objectives, acts as a liaison and representative on campus committees, and provides strategic oversight to administrative staff within the Office of the EVPR.
Gosden joined Georgia Tech in 2011 and has served in varying roles, including interim general counsel and vice president for Ethics and Compliance, acting deputy general counsel, and chief counsel, roles she held concurrently during 2022. Before that, she served as assistant chief counsel and senior attorney in employment and litigation. Before joining Georgia Tech, she practiced law in private and public service roles, including serving as a senior assistant attorney general in the Georgia Attorney General’s Office, where she represented and advised state agencies, including the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia.