Mon., January 7, 2013 8:08am
The merger of some Georgia colleges won't be final until Tuesday, but work is already being done to promote the new names. The University System of Georgia Board of Regents voted last year to consolidate eight schools, and it is expected to give final approval Tuesday.
Wed., November 14, 2012 9:30am
The state Board of Regents has approved policies aimed at providing more oversight over how colleges pay for some new buildings. The rules focus on non-academic buildings such as dorms and parking decks built through public-private partnerships and funded in part by student fees.
Wed., October 24, 2012 3:39pm
Members of a group pushing to keep the name ‘Augusta’ in a new consolidated university in that city say they’re confident the two sides will come to a compromise. They reject the name ‘Georgia Regents University’ chosen by administrators.
Wed., October 10, 2012 3:56pm
The Board of Regents for the University System of Georgia Wednesday approved 17 construction projects at campuses around the state. They include an expansion of UGA’s Terry School of Business and the Marcus Nanotechnology program at Georgia Tech.
Tue., October 9, 2012 5:37pm
The Board of Regents for the University System of Georgia will be meeting to give the green light to numerous construction and renovation projects at state colleges. The list includes both public and privately funded projects.
Fri., September 28, 2012 10:12am
The committee charged with finding a new University of Georgia president is working behind closed doors. But according to statements from UGA, the group will be active this fall.
Thu., September 20, 2012 11:30am
The fight over what to call the merger of two Augusta colleges isn't subsiding a month after state officials chose the name Georgia Regents University. A group of local businessmen plans to lobby Gov. Nathan Deal and University System officials to put the word "Augusta" back into the school's name.
Thu., August 23, 2012 11:37am
The Virginia university founded by television preacher Pat Robertson is suing a new Georgia university, saying its new name is too similar and will create confusion. The private Regent University announced Wednesday it is filing the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Augusta.
Mon., August 20, 2012 11:00am
City leaders in Augusta will decide Tuesday whether to take sides in the controversy over the name chosen for a new college being formed by merging Augusta State University and Georgia Health Sciences University.
Thu., August 16, 2012 11:12am
Augusta residents upset at the name chosen for the city's new university are getting a chance to face the school's president. The president of the merged schools, Ricardo Azziz, (ah-ZEEZ) , has scheduled two forums Thursday to discuss the consolidation.